Pippa Green

Pippa Green

    Feverish preparations to receive the jailed leader could never have been perfect -- there was no precedent.

    New Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus is a tough realist who will not bow to pressure from any lobby group, writes Pippa Green.

    When Pravin Gordhan was asked to run the South African Revenue Service, his response was: "Oh my God, you're trying to take me out of politics."

    It was an unusual commission: speak to the subject of your biography and find out what he thinks about the Dinokeng Scenario Report.