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SHIRLEY DE VILLIERS: Sputla’s Eskom 'bonus' fail

While Eskom runs its emergency diesel reserves into the ground, electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa is promising bonuses like Oprah on a giveaway show

EDITORIAL: A dead letter?

If the Post Office gets another bailout, it’s more than likely to be back asking for more, unless drastic changes are made

BRUCE WHITFIELD: Seven lessons from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

The Berkshire Hathaway double act fundamentally influenced our understanding of money, wealth creation — and relationships

THE FINANCE GHOST: Read as widely as you can

What RFG and Growthpoint can tell us about grocery retail right now

GRAHAM BARR AND BRIAN KANTOR: Busting the compound returns myth

It's not the act of reinvesting that makes a business or individual rich; it's the underlying rate of growth that really counts

LYAL WHITE: The real Javier Milei

With his fiery rhetoric and hardline stance, Argentina’s president elect has captured the public imagination. But will he deliver on his radical promises?

JUSTICE MALALA: Ramaphosa and Gordhan — South Africa’s twins of torpor

If only President Cyril Ramaphosa and Pravin Gordhan could be men of action, like Steve Jobs

MARC HASENFUSS: KAL Group and Reunert: still yours at a snip

Agrimark may be one of the country's best retailers, though The Fuel Co remains a drag on performance

ANN CROTTY: Ireland needs a radical overhaul, not a censorship plan

Years of lack of investment in the police force lie behind the riots in Dublin, and tighter control is not the answer

EDITORIAL: Why Ntshavheni’s rant matters

The minister’s tirade against business is an expression of the ANC’s deep distrust of the private sector at a particularly fragile time

JAMIE CARR: Northvolt has a seasoned alternative for the green revolution

Swedish firm Northvolt says its sodium-ion battery is safer, cheaper and more sustainable than its metal counterparts

LETTER: Khumbudzo Ntshavheni’s Christmas cheer

The minister’s tirade against business is simply a ploy to deflect attention from South Africa’s real enemies — corruption, crime and incompetence

LETTER: Little sense in lambasting Musk

Opinionated views on X’s Elon Musk put columnists’ shallow hypocrisy on display

THE FINANCE GHOST: Why building in public is hard

Bolt Food, now closing, is a perfect example of how difficult local investors find it to stomach start-up losses. It’s why MultiChoice is under pressure too

DUNCAN MCLEOD: Nigeria’s growth promise for SA companies

MTN and MultiChoice stand to score from the new president’s reforms

NATASHA MARRIAN: Why local is no longer lekker for the ANC

Municipalities’ service delivery struggles and failure to pay workers on time are likely to affect the 2024 national polls