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It would seem that everybody’s favourite aviation expert, SAA chair Dudu Myeni, has gone into stealth mode

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That the tie-up took the market by surprise is testament to the presumption that cloaks the retail gorilla

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ON MY MIND: Brave new world

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A crackdown on opposing voices — in the media and from political parties — has Zambian civil society lamenting the country’s slide towards dictatorship

JUSTICE MALALA: Nostalgia is hard to beat

Memories of Jo’burg in the 1970s, and particularly the old Fontana and Zoo Lake picnics, come rushing back with a visit to a Linden restaurant

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ANALYSIS: Zwane’s mining charter lunacy

The arbitrary and prescriptive new mining charter is unlikely to pass legal muster, so minerals minister Mosebenzi Zwane may be compelled to re-open ...

Ripping people off is not in our DNA, says Aspen

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ANALYSIS: Gigaba’s plan too timid to reignite growth

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All fun and games for tech giant Tencent

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The world’s super-wealthy, who may be asset-rich but cash-poor, are financing their expensive new purchases using luxury asset lending, writes Lucy Warwick-Ching

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Rob Rose Editor: Financial Mail

ROB ROSE: Some rather awkward questions for Naspers

An obscure Swiss money manager has emerged from nowhere to rudely interrupt Bob van Dijk’s charmed three-year honeymoon as CEO of SA’s largest company, Naspers

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ALLAN GREENBLO: Protector granted what was not achieved in court

From where public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane sits, the courts are unnecessary

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Zeenat Moorad Associate editor: Financial Mail

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