SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Time to flush out the Ace

In his haste to frustrate the social order, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has revealed himself as the weakest link

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Shakedowns and handshakes in Nigeria

Africa’s largest economy must decide if it wants to be a modern democracy and a free market or remain a Third World basket case

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Why the SANDF needs spit and polish

We can’t allow the SANDF to become a retirement home or an employment agency for those who can’t get jobs elsewhere

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: PIC’s platinum no-brainer

Lonmin’s minority investors are urging the PIC to use its 29% Lonmin stake to block the Sibanye takeover at the meeting next week

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Ramaphosa’s task is to deliver on 25 years of ANC promises

Cyril Ramaphosa's task is to do right by the people; to finally deliver on the promises of peace, jobs and freedom

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: These are the entrepreneurs all South Africans should emulate

These unrivalled entrepreneurs are among the best and most successful business people of our first quarter-century of democracy

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Cyril needs a stronger spine

Not once has Cyril Ramaphosa faced down the politically powerful in his own party

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Another Eskom bailout looming

How would you destroy an iconic institution? Easy. Study Eskom, particularly since 1996

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Magashule's myths and mischief will break the bank

Most of those ANC delegates don't know what the job of the Reserve Bank is, other than printing cash and setting interest rates

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Rwanda leaving SA behind

In the past 25 years Rwanda has achieved more than any other African country. Today Rwanda is a beacon of stability in a very rough neighbourhood

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Always in a good Mood(y’s)

The agency has gone out of its way to keep SA at investment grade, thus staving off the inevitable

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: There’s power, but no jobs

It’s clear why the ANC has been the dominant political party for 25 years. And why it will win another mandate to govern for five more years

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: SA’s best and worst political party posters

"Load-shedding proudly brought to you by the ANC," screamed a DA board on the highway. I thought we all knew that

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Lessons for SA’s voters from Venezuela

In SA and Venezuela greedy, corrupt and economically illiterate politicians promised lazy, stupid voters that they would rob the rich to give to the poor

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: What will Tito Mboweni do next?

Who will Tito Mboweni pickpocket to flush even more money down the dark, dirty tubes that are SAA, PetroSA, the SABC and Denel?

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Sasol’s bad chemistry

Investors pay top dollar for the best management team, and hiccups like this are not part of the plan

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