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Global south seeks tax justice

The OECD’s 60-year tenure as global tax overseer is under threat as countries — many from the global south — push for the UN to take over the role

Deep concern over illegal underground mining in Zimbabwe

Residents of gold-rich Kwekwe fear the sinkholes that result from illegal mining will swallow the town, but the authorities have not addressed the crisis

Tax: it’s not as bad as you think

At a time when many corporates are taking immense strain, as reflected in the sharp weakness in corporate income tax collection, the surprising buoyancy of ...

Keeping the ANC in the pound seats?

The ruling party is working on draft laws that will, among other things, move hung councils from a mayoral to a collective committee system. It may bring some ...

Joburg’s street art is just a click away

After years spent commissioning and curating a public art collection featuring sculptures, statues and murals, Joburg is putting it all into a digital archive

Advertising in the eye of a storm: media predictions for 2024

SPONSORED | Kantar’s latest Media Trends & Predictions report reveals five major industry trends we can expect next year

D-day for Takealot

As South Africa gears up for Black Friday, Takealot has been bulking up its business to meet demand. CEO Frederik Zietsman tells the FM about the online ...

Six years on, nostalgia for the good old days of Robert Mugabe

It’s six years to the week since Emmerson Mnangagwa seized power from Robert Mugabe in a military coup. The heady days of hope are well and truly over, as ...

Inside the logistics mess that Transnet created

The number of trucks on our roads has climbed 48% as Transnet’s ability to ferry goods has evaporated. But with South Africa now relying more than ever on road ...

Logistics: where’s the value?

As Transnet fails, logistics companies are picking up the pieces. There's still value to be had in the sector — but it would be improved if Transnet were back ...

Sasol under fire for climate dodge

Sasol has challenged Old Mutual Investment Group’s declaration that it will vote against three climate-related resolutions at the petrochemical giant’s AGM ...

Is South Africa heading for an immigration election?

The government’s policy on undocumented foreign nationals and migration could shape the national poll next year

South Africans climb the educational ladder to nowhere

Recent generations of South African children have been increasingly successful in exceeding their parents’ level of education. But the poor quality of much ...

Zimbabwe rattled as activists vanish

Zimbabwe’s opposition Citizens Coalition for Change is increasingly concerned after a spate of abductions of its party members and pro-democracy activists

Kholeka Gcaleka: Whose legacy will SA's new public protector follow?

The new public protector officially stepped into office last week, following the disastrous tenure of Busisiwe Mkhwebane. She’s already got big plans for ...

Foreign property buyers cash in on weak rand

Foreigners are taking a new interest in South Africa as they seek to diversify assets away from conflict hotspots— and enjoy the southern hemisphere summer