ROB ROSE: Discovery ‘won’t accept’ nationalising medical reserves

Medical aids, including Discovery, say the HPCSA’s proposal to ‘nationalise’ their reserves is not only preposterous, it’s tantamount to theft

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ROB ROSE: Lawyers wade into Adapt IT

Webber Wentzel will probe claims that CEO Sbu Shabalala is a bruiser. But investors are hoping this mess doesn’t spook suitor Volaris

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ROB ROSE: Inside the minds of C-suite goons

You wouldn’t think a CEO would risk everything by hiring a thug to assault someone. But as the case of Brett Kebble illustrates, it does happen

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ROB ROSE: Karpower deal — ‘This is grand corruption’

A bribe was allegedly being offered even as the state capture commission was hearing evidence of corruption

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ROB ROSE: Lindiwe Sisulu’s Cuba farce

She says South Africans don't want the work she’s giving to the Cubans. Unlikely — since 22% of consulting engineers have lost their jobs in recent years

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ROB ROSE: ‘I felt unsafe’

Deloitte auditor Patrick Seinstra was in the dock this week for the flawed Steinhoff audit. The tale he told the Dutch regulator was horrifying

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ROB ROSE: PwC chokes on a cracker

The regulator has fined PwC’s auditor for shoddy work at SAA. The man who lodged the claim in 2017 says it should never have taken so long

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ROB ROSE: New study says booze ban wasn’t needed

The industry has finally released its scientific research, which says that a booze ban plays a much smaller role in curbing trauma cases than a curfew

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ROB ROSE: SA waits in the dark for Covid vaccine

Poor transparency over SA’s vaccine choice is just one of the government’s Covid failures. What science led to us ditching the AstraZeneca’s jab?

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ROB ROSE: British American Tobacco’s shifting moral sands

The tobacco giant’s new lobby group wants Sars commissioner Kieswetter to ‘act now’ against illicit tobacco. Suddenly, the law is important?

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ROB ROSE: New tax won’t save the SABC

The public broadcaster, seeking to revive itself, has proposed a new ‘household levy’. But this isn’t the magic solution it thinks it is

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ROB ROSE: Irba 2.0 after wasted year

Within weeks, caretakers Roy Andersen and Nonkululeko Gobodo closed 41 investigations and overhauled the strategy

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ROB ROSE: Warren Buffett’s tip for SA firms

SA’s CEOs would do well to learn how to communicate with investors, while ditching the tumour-inducing jargon that would bore even their mum

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ROB ROSE: Eskom’s misplaced priorities

Its price hike of 15.6% will crush many of its customers, but Eskom seems to care more about the fact it’ll lighten the pressure on government

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ROB ROSE: KPMG bites its own tail

It may not go far enough, but KPMG CEO Ignatius Sehoole is at least doing something — even if other audit firm bosses say it’s superficial

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ROB ROSE: Vaccines: Whose medical aid money is it anyway?

Medical aid Profmed is adamant the government can’t dip into its reserves without asking members — especially given the state’s abysmal misspending