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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    Tainted Molefe fits Zuma's needs
    Tainted Molefe fits Zuma's needs
    If you are a deeply compromised leader who needs an inside man at a critical government institution, Brian Molefe is arguably not a bad choice....
    Budget wrap: Gordhan ups social spending and squeezes the rich
    Budget wrap: Gordhan ups social spending and squeezes the rich
    Despite trying circumstances, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced on Wednesday that the budget introduces new tax...
    Banks bust: ‘Price-rigging’ fine would be enough to wipe out SA's budget deficit
    Banks bust: ‘Price-rigging’ fine would be enough to wipe out SA's budget deficit
    If South Africa’s Competition Commission were to succeed in its price-fixing case against some of the world’s biggest banks, it would be enough...
    Eskom board in the firing line
    Eskom board in the firing line
    The revelation of a report by the law firm Dentons into the problems at Eskom in recent years has raised serious questions about the entity’s...
    Can Eskom woo the big spenders?
    Can Eskom woo the big spenders?
    ANALYSISRemember the bad old days when the power supply was so tight that the mines were asked to halt production?
    ​Airbnb shakes up the rental space
    ​Airbnb shakes up the rental space
    I know a guy. Let’s call him Joe. He owns a small bachelor flat in Cape Town. His tenant’s lease is up in a few months’ time and he is...
    Bitter exchanges sour sweet talk
    Bitter exchanges sour sweet talk
    On the way to work on Monday, I turned around to find my two-year-old sucking happily on a discarded sugar sachet, with another clutched tightly in...
    Your guide to investing where your heart urges you to
    Your guide to investing where your heart urges you to
    From the tragedy that was Marikana to the scandal Ford is facing over spontaneously 
    Sassa totally unprepared for D-day
    Sassa totally unprepared for D-day
    As a deadline of April 1 looms, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) must approach the Constitutional Court if it wants to extend the...
    Play Big Brother with your council
    Play Big Brother with your council
    You have probably shouted to the heavens, “Where is my money going?”, as you drive past a gushing burst pipe while water restrictions are in...
    ​Fiscal risk: Beware the parastatals
    ​Fiscal risk: Beware the parastatals
    The government’s embattled state-owned entities are one of the chief obstacles to its aims of stabilising national debt and government finances....
    The aviation authority says a drone licence isn't onerous. What about hidden charges?
    The aviation authority says a drone licence isn't onerous. What about hidden charges?
    It crashed near the Koeberg nuclear power station and Eskom had a meltdown, so much so that the safety officer was suspended and the police were...