ROB ROSE: JSE’s bitcoin secret

Are killjoy hedge funds about to take the pin to the bitcoin bubble? If so, they’re picking a fight with the currency’s evangelists

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ROB ROSE: Tangled up with Tom

Bewildering attempts at logic as Sars boss tries to explain why he is happy to have his deputy back in the office

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ROB ROSE: The curse of the megabrands

Taste’s pricey deal with Starbucks and Domino’s proves that you’re not guaranteed success just because you have superstar brands

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ROB ROSE: The great Sars fraud

Just 0.1% of the population pays 30% of SA’s tax, so faith in the SA Revenue Service’s integrity is vital. But reasons to doubt that integrity keep emerging

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ROB ROSE: Crowdfunders help equity trader who showed state capture the finger

It was more than just the most creative protest against state capture in recent times; it was a statement about how slack the authorities are when it comes to ...

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ROB ROSE: Makwakwa's return to Sars is as legit as a R9 note ...

This week’s Editor's Note column is free to read. FM has handed Sars an access to information request as the public has a right to know if its second-in-charge ...

ROB ROSE: Some nuclear, comrade?

Zuma must have been at his wits’ end, after successive minions failed to implement the R1 trillion nuclear deal. Time to call in the big guns. We have no idea ...

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ROB ROSE: Deloitte may find itself first up against the wall for shoddy work

For years, dodgy auditors got away with a slap on the wrist and their names were kept secret. It’s a state of affairs the regulator aims to change

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ROB ROSE: Top brass mopping up Sharemax debris stand to score stock worth R946m — for free

It’s the sort of distasteful get-rich-quick scheme that gives capitalism a bad name

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ROB ROSE: The business of fear

In the aftermath of the drama at the PIC, Daniel Matjila might remain as CEO, but staff now know who’s really in charge — and it’s Malusi Gigaba

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ROB ROSE: A bribe by any other name

Just Coal’s Joe Singh isn’t the first to claim he had no option but to pay a bribe as the cost of staying in business. It’s a laughable argument

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ROB ROSE: Resisting taxes — is it moral?

Sars commissioner Tom Moyane’s unbridled attack on KPMG shows that the tax authority doesn’t know what it doesn’t know — and that is ominous, writes Rob Rose

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ROB ROSE: NPA’s role in SA’s impunity crisis

Just 9% of people think leaders in the public sector are ethical. With Shaun Abrahams’ NPA sitting on its hands, it’s no great wonder why, writes Rob Rose

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ROB ROSE: The Naspers minority report

You won’t struggle to find people who believe Naspers is a stock to leap into right now. But Investec’s Sumesh Chetty isn’t one of them

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ROB ROSE: The mysterious exit of Brian Joffe

Rumours of a clash with the board of the company he started are exaggerated — but just wait until his venture starts bidding against them

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ROB ROSE: Why Cell C gave a R7.5m leg up to an elite school

Of all the schools in the country that could do with a multimillion-rand sponsorship from Cell C, the privileged Hilton College isn’t one of them

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