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Lisa Steyn

Lisa Steyn

Lisa Steyn is a business reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She holds a master's degree in journalism and media studies from Wits University. Her areas of interest range from energy and mining to financial services and telecommunication. When she is not poring over annual reports, Lisa can usually be found pottering about the kitchen.
Tough times drive Black Friday
Tough times drive Black Friday
I thought I was adequately prepared for Black Friday 2016 but as I pulled my car into my local Checkers supermarket it quickly dawned on me just...
​How to Zuma-proof the future
​How to Zuma-proof the future
In the aftermath of many of the world’s worst man-made disasters, there were a number of reforms implemented to prevent such crises ever...
More money, fewer jobs?
More money, fewer jobs?
Widespread strikes in the agricultural sector in 2012 culminated in a victory – a substantial hike in the minimum wage for farmworkers from R70...
Energy plan puts nuclear on backburner
Energy plan puts nuclear on backburner
Planning for South Africa’s energy future these days is like flying blind.
Scandal dogs Koko, the Eskom man rumoured to step into Molefe's shoes
Scandal dogs Koko, the Eskom man rumoured to step into Molefe's shoes
NEWS ANALYSIS
​Amnesty ‘not the answer’ for Zexit
​Amnesty ‘not the answer’ for Zexit
NEWS ANALYSISTime is running out and talk of an exit strategy for President Jacob Zuma has begun in earnest, but he would be better off...
​Molefe quitting is ‘common sense’
​Molefe quitting is ‘common sense’
There are many laws and regulations intended to hold disgraced company executives to account but in South Africa, as was the case of Brian...
​‘Captured Hawks will sit on report’
​‘Captured Hawks will sit on report’
Some of the high-profile criminal matters in the public protector’s State of Capture report were lodged with the Hawks months before her report...
What the Trump? If he makes good on his promises, SA will be hurt
What the Trump? If he makes good on his promises, SA will be hurt
It’s the morning after and the world remains in a state of disbelief: Donald J Trump has been elected president of the United States. Parts of...
Leaner times will hit fee vultures
Leaner times will hit fee vultures
Investment product fees are too high and can erode up to 60% of your savings. And it’s not just those who are marketing low-fee investment...
Moyane is the villain of the piece
Moyane is the villain of the piece
Calls for the head of National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams to roll are coming thick and fast after he brought — and then...
High noon as sheriffs do the dirty debtor work
High noon as sheriffs do the dirty debtor work
In the otherwise empty storehouse, an overoptimistic number of chairs are set out for today’s auction. There are just six people to bid on the...