THULI MADONSELA: To strengthen, defend and reimagine democracy

There’s no denying democracy is facing a crisis of credibility like never before. Can greater social accountability make for a stronger product?

EDITORIAL: Inside the JSE’s plan to restore trust

The JSE says recent events have highlighted the need for it to review its responsibilities and strengthen its rules on listings

Investec: breaking up ain’t hard to do

CEO says the new separated business is all about leadership in its market segment. But will it become a target for acquisition?

JUDITH FEBRUARY: Land and the ANC’s history

To understand the land question SA is grappling with, you must understand the ANC’s history

Should we blow the budget to prop up growth?

The risk of a policy error is high as SA contemplates a fiscal stimulus package to reignite growth, but without stepping over important boundaries

China’s Mpumalanga power grab

Dubious procurement, inflated costs and wasted millions — how a project meant to overhaul Mashishing’s electrical infrastructure turned bad

ROB ROSE: Banking on ignorance

Testimony that senior ANC leaders suggested the Guptas’ accounts were closed ‘on instructions from Stellenbosch’ reveals so much

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Why Aspen is ripe for a takeover

Fall in share price means pharmaceutical giant could be a target — but its healthy monthly profit gives it options

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: How Nigeria abuses its power

It would seem that SA companies are being unfairly targeted by Nigeria, which is having its own problems funding government expenditure

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What are the chances of Walmart exiting Africa?

For all its slower-than-expected growth, Walmart’s African operation has been reliably profitable and has more than doubled turnover

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Massmart development fund lights fire under local suppliers

With the help of the programme, entrepreneur Eugene Havenga was able to accelerate his 10-year growth plan and achieve his goal in two years

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EDITORIAL: Naspers flips the switch

As welcome as any measure is to realise value for investors, there may be other factors that forced Naspers’s hand

Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital soars

Patrice Motsepe’s venture with former Sanlam executives has its fingers in many pies — and its own bank could be next

The dark side of technology

We face a new dark age because we are losing control over technology, a new book argues

Naspers: multiple choices ahead

Why is Naspers shedding MultiChoice if it thinks so highly of its growth prospects — and what of its own future?

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MARC HASENFUSS: Adrenna’s Oz twist

Marc Hasenfuss

Small property group Adrenna, which trades at an enormous discount to its minuscule Cape Town-based property portfolio, has taken a surprise turn

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JAMIE CARR: Investors are flocking to the cannabis sector

Jamie Carr

Investors looking for unusually high returns are flocking to the cannabis sector

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Ashburton gets it all

Stephen Cranston

Ashburton has some credible offerings in the alternative space, such as its structured products

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THE FT COLUMN: How hedge funds keep markets trading in a crunch

Gillian Tett

JPMorgan data shows that hedge funds may have become more, not less, important in the overall structure of markets during the past decade, writes Gillian Tett

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EDITORIAL: Inside the JSE’s plan to restore trust

The JSE says recent events have highlighted the need for it to review its responsibilities and strengthen its rules on listings

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JUSTICE MALALA: Ramaphosa’s halo slips but glory days ahead

Ramaphosa will come through, but he is going to need time to clean up the unbelievably enormous mess left behind by Zuma and his corrupt cronies

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THULI MADONSELA: To strengthen, defend and reimagine democracy

There’s no denying democracy is facing a crisis of credibility like never before. Can greater social accountability make for a stronger product?

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