SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: South Africans can be proud of this

In the face of great adversity, proud and hardy South Africans dig deep and solve the most complicated, seemingly insurmountable problems

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: It’s all about corruption

There are more, and sharper, increases on the way — and more tax increases — to pay for the rampant corruption of your government

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: The most important decision of Ramaphosa’s presidency

Ramaphosa has to make the most important decision of his presidency: to appoint a competent person to replace the hapless Shaun Abrahams

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: How Nigeria abuses its power

It would seem that SA companies are being unfairly targeted by Nigeria, which is having its own problems funding government expenditure

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Laughing like a Zuma lawyer

The legal profession is one of the very few industries that will miss Jacob Zuma’s presidency

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Another open letter to McKinsey

I write to remind you that McKinsey has a duty to follow up on its promises to the people of SA

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A trail blazed by Chávez

Today, 11 years after the first expropriations of private property, Venezuelans can’t flee their socialist heaven fast enough

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A big thumbs-up to Sasol

When the Lake Charles plant is completed next year, it will double the market value of the whole group

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: The trouble with communal land ownership

It is no coincidence that the poorest parts of SA are the rural areas, where land ownership is communal

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: How greed killed a dream

The provisional sequestration of some of the VBS Mutual Bank directors is just the first step in recovering what was stolen from the people of Venda

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: More questions about governance at the PIC

PIC’s 60.72% stake in Efora Energy is one of those controversial investments for which the PIC is currently attracting unflattering headlines

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: An open letter to McKinsey

I find it rich — too rich, in fact — for McKinsey to lecture anyone about the truth, principles and fairness

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Dismantling the pillars of state-capture

A few chameleons are still hard at work disguising themselves as patriotic corporate citizens and loyal public servants. But the tide is out

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: SA’s gangster’s paradise

No other country beats sunny SA if you’re looking to pursue a career in crime, white-collar crime in particular

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Enough with commissions, where are the prosecutors?

Everywhere you look, there’s a retired judge with no prosecutorial powers having a conversation with some state capture foot soldiers

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A new pastoral prosperity

It is in the rural areas that schemes such as Vodacom’s YeboYethu should be looking for their next empowerment partners

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