ROB ROSE: Tongaat – why it matters

The PwC forensic probe is a reminder to all pension fund members that they must demand accountability from companies they invest in

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ROB ROSE: A Grisly reckoning for Old Mutual

A crippling leadership crisis, and now a body at its door. Can life get any worse for Old Mutual?

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ROB ROSE: SA is at the tipping point, the government needs to find its spine

SA’s largest private sector employer says now is the time for the government to stand up to unions — if it has the courage to save the country, that is

ROB ROSE: Shenanigans at Shoprite

Facing a swell of investor anger, chair Christo Wiese now says it’s clear that ‘we all get to the end of our shelf life’ — and that he plans to step down

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ROB ROSE: Mazi Macquarie — analysis horribilis

The closure of Mazi Macquarie’s equities business isn’t just a blow to transformation, it’s another knife in the back of market transparency

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ROB ROSE: The ANC today, in two acts

If events of the past few days are anything to go by, SA hasn’t just been afflicted by a Zuma problem; the country suffers from an ANC problem ...

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ROB ROSE: Financial Mail – a six-decade bulwark

This magazine was created to be the voice for business, but its initial spirit of sharp inquiry didn’t always sit well with either politicians or CEOs

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ROB ROSE: Tiger Brands’ cold-blooded lawyers

So much for learning from the 2008 bread price-fixing. Tiger Brands’cold-blooded lawyers are denying any liability for the listeriosis tragedy

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ROB ROSE: Tongaat — the sour truth

The forensic probe into the sugar company uncovered a depressingly broken culture, which created fertile ground for numerous irregularities

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ROB ROSE: The power of the number

The ire over Woolies CEO Ian Moir’s package shows that it’s not just about percentages — directors need to consider the quantum

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ROB ROSE: Meet Markus Jooste’s new nemesis

Brandon Topham, the FSCA’s head of enforcement, says the true culprits in the Steinhoff scam won’t be getting away with a mere R53m fine

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ROB ROSE: How British American Tobacco torpedoed Sars’s efforts to reclaim tax owed

A new book, ‘Tobacco Wars’, exposes the shady game that British American Tobacco played in undermining the SA Revenue Service

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ROB ROSE: Hawks in prosecution paralysis over Steinhoff

It’s 19 months since Steinhoff collapsed, and the Hawks seem to be treating SA’s largest fraud as if it were a mall shoplifting snafu

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PODCAST | Debt Relief Bill — new bill blues

Rob Rose and Giulietta Talevi talk to Banking Association MD Cas Coovadia

ROB ROSE: Vultures in our midst

More than half the 7.8-million South Africans with unsecured credit are in default on their loans. It’s a broken system – and no-one seems to mind

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ROB ROSE: It’s not just Lake Charles that is Sasol’s problem

Had investors seen a 2014 Werksmans report, questioning Sasol’s ability to deliver megaprojects, the Lake Charles fiasco might have been less surprising

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