Ramaphosa needs to remedy the poor communication around the virus. In the absence of that, conspiracies are running wild
With trauma wards empty, it’s hard to argue against the alcohol ban. But the fact that prohibition was the first go-to answer says much about the ANC
Unlike Steinhoff, EOH and the Kebble companies, Tongaat has sprung back from an existentially threatening fraud. What’s Gavin Hudson’s secret?
New details of the Steinhoff fraud suggest, in some parts, a remarkably simple swindle. So the idea that it’s too complex to prosecute doesn’t hold
The claims swirling around Joburg mayor Geoff Makhubo illustrate exactly why our municipal officials don’t deserve our taxes
Santam has lost its court bid to avoid paying tourism operators ‘business interruption insurance’. Rather than pay, however, it’s now appealing
Shoprite stalwart Christo Wiese has left the building. His departure from the food retailer after 40-odd years marks the end of an era
Whether because they can’t afford it or are finding ways to avoid it, South Africans aren’t paying their municipal bills. Something has to give
The FSCA says it’s not letting the insider trading case against Markus Jooste rest with a mere R122m fine — it’s now laying criminal charges
A study finds that one in six South Africans say it’s definitely or probably true that Covid-19 is a ‘myth’. Are we really a nation of conspiracists?
Everyone has a story about a shock rates bill — and the effort it took to fix it. Now a new ruling may force dozy officials to carry the can for this
When Sipho Pityana spoke at the FT Africa Summit this week, there was a tangible sense of despair at the president’s glacial pace of reform
Eyebrows go sky-high over huge payouts to former Woolies CEO who made one of the worst foreign investments in SA history— and investor advisers mutter about a ...
Is it really just a coincidence that the health minister has reconstituted his Covid-19 advisory committee — and left out the most outspoken critics?
KPMG’s reform includes an ambitious plan to prioritise ‘public interest’ — but will this help it avoid the next Gupta or VBS Mutual Bank scandal?
Some politicians are spinning the yarn that Covid-19 shows SA can manage immense healthcare projects — where were they when all the looting was taking place?
Two years down the line in trying to fix the fraud-ravaged retailer, it won’t help CEO Louis du Preez that investors have now voted to reject its accounts
Sasol’s value has shrunk R267bn since it began building Lake Charles — so why is it giving its former CEOs a R95.8m golden handshake to leave?
Johann Steynberg, the founder of Mirror Trading International, says 50,000 South Africans ‘invested’ in his get-rich-quick scheme. It seems destined to end in ...