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Franz Wild

Franz Wild

    The Guptas have 'not fled the country', says Oakbay CEO
    The Guptas have 'not fled the country', says Oakbay CEO
    Members of the Gupta family, who are friends of South African President Jacob Zuma, haven’t fled the country following a wave of controversy...
    Gupta's grip - state 'captive to networks of patronage'
    Gupta's grip - state 'captive to networks of patronage'
    As South Africans endure their deepest economic crisis since 2009, it’s not just President Jacob Zuma they blame. There’s a family whose name...
    Chinese workers brave Ebola and win friends
    Chinese workers brave Ebola and win friends
    As workers at Western companies fled West Africa during the world’s worst-ever Ebola outbreak, a state- owned Chinese company carried on.
    ANC calls for transparent nuclear tender process
    ANC calls for transparent nuclear tender process
    In a document that will be discussed at its policy review conference in October, the ANC said: "Government must also announce publicly that nuclear...
    The PIC favours platinum shares over gold
    The PIC favours platinum shares over gold
    Africa's biggest fund manager favours South African platinum equities over those of gold, betting against the price performance of the metals and...
    ANC said to decide on minerals export taxes
    ANC said to decide on minerals export taxes
    South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) decided to introduce measures including export taxes in the next five years to encourage...
    MPC keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.5%
    MPC keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.5%
    The Reserve Bank has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged as a four-month platinum strike dents the nation's growth prospects and a stronger...
    ANC promises radical economic transformation
    ANC promises radical economic transformation
    South Africa's government plans to promote "radical economic transformation" to forge a class of black industrialists, Minister of Public Enterprises Malusi Gigaba said, as the ruling African National Congress appeared on track to extend its 20-year rule....
    From Dainfern to Diepsloot: A short trip across SA's wealth gap
    From Dainfern to Diepsloot: A short trip across SA's wealth gap
    Mpho Mpshane can't wait to escape the whiff of kerosene and the Tupperware-munching rats in her car-sized shack in Diepsloot township.
    PIC wants local ownership to boost economy
    PIC wants local ownership to boost economy
    Maintaining local ownership of South African companies is the best way to boost economic growth, said Elias Masilela, who heads a fund manager that...
    Motsepe plans money management firm
    Motsepe plans money management firm
    Patrice Motsepe, the South African billionaire who is deputy chairman of insurer Sanlam, plans to start a financial-services company, the Financial...
    PIC says investment in oil explorer already paying off
    PIC says investment in oil explorer already paying off
    The Public Investment Corporation, South Africa's biggest fund manager, said its $270-million investment in Camac Energy Incorporated has...