On paper, Anglogold's had the worst year among listed gold companies, but a ruthless handle on costs and a mine-by-mine review should start to pay off
It would seem like the main job of most municipal officials is to look for increasingly creative ways to suck residents dry. If only they applied this diligence to their actual job
It’s ‘highly unusual’ for such farms to have $4m cash on hand
An FM survey shows that even the prices of basic foods has rocketed more than 20% in a year, putting SA’s already-tenuous social stability at risk. But hiking grants, while a temporary relief, won’t ...
A new book asks why certain cities became the epicentre of the world at a specific point — and speculates which ones might lead in the future
We need to talk about SA’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs). They should not be state-owned. The reasons are obvious and numerous: They are an unnecessary drain on the fiscus; they play absolutely no role in our economy that cannot be played or filled by a private sector player; they serve as nothing but a piggy bank for our corrupt elites.
Look at their company and audit results. There is no dispute: these "assets" exist merely as a way station while money moves from the state to corrupt individuals...
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