SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Throw the skunks out, Cyril

Top of the list is Sars commissioner Tom Moyane and his henchmen at the tax collector

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EDITORIAL: Eskom must wake up

Let’s hope a stick-wielding JSE can convince the utility to get its house in order, and avoid a disaster SA might not weather

MARC HASENFUSS: Eight dream deals of 2018

There could still be some intriguing deal making in the year ahead — especially on the small-to mid-cap company front

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ZEENAT MOORAD: The new sharing economy is really just the old collaborative one

Call it what you want, if the product or service offered isn’t worth the effort or money, the business won’t work

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CARMEL RICKARD: Too fishy to swallow

A top EU court official’s opinion on a contract between Morocco and the EU on Western Sahara delays my tasting of real anchovies

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Unpacking smoothed bonus funds

I will be deeply disappointed if the Financial Services Board allows life offices to offer smoothed bonus funds as the default portfolios for retirement funds

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ANN CROTTY: Time to act on Companies Act

Steinhoff presents SA’s courts with a golden opportunity

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: How we turned into addicts

Even the tech behemoths themselves are starting to worry about the world they’ve helped create

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LETTER: All corruption must be punished

Perhaps we should nationalise the local assets of those found with their hands in the cookie jar

ZEENAT MOORAD: Japan slowly learns the upside to downtime

The country is tackling karoshi — death by overwork, an epidemic decades in the making

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CARMEL RICKARD: Baaaad judgment call

A bizarre case from a sheep-farming district of the Eastern Cape emphasises the problem with ‘Shaun the Sheep’ and his prosecuting authority

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: A scary time in the digital world

Be vigilant with your information as vulnerabilities could undermine the core of our computers’ security

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PETER BRUCE: The opposition gives a belated gift to Cyril

But leadership battles in the DA and strategic bungling in the EFF mean the ANC could probably win next year’s election with anyone in charge

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ADAM HABIB: The problem with Zuma's plan

To expose the populism of the president, the EFF has been prepared to behave in the same populist manner and create a crisis at SA universities

JAMIE CARR: Cryptocurrencies are puffed up, but life’s a drag for US cannabis farmers

Global share valuations may look stratospheric but there seems little sign of a near-term catalyst to spark an end to the party

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MARC HASENFUSS: Trencor finds a remedy for its costly accounting headache

Its shares have enjoyed an encouraging spurt since the AGM, up more than 30% in less than six months, and 60% over the year

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