A bad week for Trevor Manuel

The normally silver-tongued Manuel, Old Mutual’s chair, was irked that the board’s decision could be “overturned by a single individual who happens to wear a ...

A bad week for Gwede Mantashe

Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe might want to keep a low profile after extolling the wonders of a fictitious mineral at an Australian mining forum

A good week for Pansy Tlakula

Tlakula has requested the court papers in the case involving President Ramaphosa and the public protector over her report on the Bosasa donation to Ramaphosa’s ...

A good week for IFP’s Mangosuthu Buthelezi

The once controversial IFP leader and former KwaZulu chief minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi finally stepped down as president of the party he founded 44 years ago

A bad week for Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu

His decision defies diplomatic norms and sets a dangerous precedent

A bad week for Discovery’s Adrian Gore

Discovery CEO Adrian Gore was no doubt stung by the extent of the beating his company’s stock took on the JSE after the National Health Insurance Bill appeared

A bad week for Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump tweeted that he intends, from September 1, to slap 10% tariffs on $300bn of Chinese goods not already subject to tariffs

A bad week for Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini

A presidential panel recommends the Ingonyama Trust, which in the king’s name owns 29.7% of land in KwaZulu-Natal, be dissolved and the act governing it be ...

A good week for Pioneer Foods CEO Tertius Carstens

You know you run a good business when one of the world’s biggest companies wants it. Take a bow, Tertius Carstens, CEO of Pioneer Foods

A bad week for Bruce Koloane

International relations minister Naledi Pandor says she plans to discuss Koloane’s suitability as an envoy with President Cyril Ramaphosa

A good week for Thembinkosi Lorch

SA’s 1-0 win in the last-16 game against Egypt stunned the rest of Africa

A good week for Cori Gauff

At 15 the youngest player to qualify for the main draw at Wimbledon, 313th ranked Gauff upended five-time champion Venus Williams, 39, in straight sets

A bad week for Otis Gibson

Proteas coach failed to teach SA’s bowlers, to help the batsmen and to inspire the team

A bad week for Zindzi Mandela

SA’s ambassador to Denmark, hit out at “white cowards and shivering land thieves” in a series of tweets that had the international relations department ...

A good week for Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe’s TymeBank is well on its way to having 500,000 clients by the end of this month

A bad week for Faf du Plessis

Du Plessis is captaining the Proteas for the first time at a World Cup, and his campaign seems in tatters