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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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: First they came for the whites, then the Indians. You are next

The Indians have joined white people on the EFF’s list of enemies. The coloureds will probably be next

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A golden opportunity for black wealth creation

The YeboYethu BEE deal is a perfect example of the benefits the capital markets can deliver to those who take the opportunities it has to offer

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Why South Africa is ripe for a revolution

Of all unemployed people in SA, the youth account for 65.3%. This is the stuff of which revolutions are made

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Wind of change blows through Eskom

Megawatt Park now not only looks clean but it also feels clean. The stench of corruption is largely gone

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Restore the death penalty

If SA hopes to realise its full social and economic potential, we need to tackle criminality aggressively and mercilessly

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Parable of the little thief

The story of a young man who grew greedy and spoke with food in his mouth

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Let’s pursue and embrace profit

The power-hungry politicians we have chosen have falsely turned profit and privatisation into dirty swear words

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