BACKSTORY: Old Mutual’s Khaya Gobodo

We question Khaya Gobodo, MD at Old Mutual Wealth & Investments

Botswana ready to light coal fires

Minergy says industrial users across the border in SA will get ‘consistent quality and guaranteed supply’

ANALYSE THIS: Alexander Forbes’ Lesiba Mothata

We analyse executive chief economist at Alexander Forbes Investments Lesiba Mothata

Wrecking ball hits home in construction sector

Group Five’s malaise is a symptom of bigger problems in the building industry, which has struggled to adapt to change

The Cell C hole in Blue Label’s bottle

Co-CEO Brett Levy talks up Blue Label’s prospects and puts a brave face on its stake in Cell C

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Cognition dragged into the public view

At a general meeting the dissenting shareholders said directors were deliberately absent to avoid questions

Vukile’s Spanish foray pays off

Vukile has bucked the general sector trend and continues to deliver inflation-beating dividend growth

How African Bank rose from the ashes

The number of depositors has trebled in two years and transactional banking is now on the horizon

BACKSTORY: Old Mutual Insure’s Karen Naidoo

We question head of strategic partnerships at Old Mutual Insure Karen Naidoo

ANALYSE THIS: RMB’s Gordon Kerr

We analyse Gordon Kerr, fixed income trader at RMB

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Coca-Cola makes recycling pledge

Coca-Cola Africa has committed to investing $38m over three years to stimulate recycling industries across Southern and Eastern Africa

GLOBAL MARKETS: Washing machine makers fined for price-rigging

Whirlpool, Electrolux, Indesit, Candy Hoover and Eberhardt Frères fined for agreeing price increases on washing machines, fridges or ovens

Why Tencent is ageing prematurely

ByteDance is a mere shadow of Tencent, but it owns the fastest-growing social media apps in the world

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How Starbucks owner Taste Holdings plans to turn things around

Because of a shortage of funds Taste has stopped rolling out its Domino’s and Starbucks stores

Fierce response to Viceroy’s bluster

Viceroy’s critics say it makes money from generating a negative price move based on shaky facts