Jannie Rossouw

Professor Jannie Rossouw is interim head of Wits Business School at the University of the Witwatersrand

Wealth taxes and loosening monetary policy is playing with fire

A response to the article ‘Tax the superrich and raise inflation to cut state debt, inequality and poverty’ in the M&G on 10 November

Explainer: Lessons from the collapse of VBS

One of the main lessons from the VBS Bank collapse in South Africa is that audit reports need to be treated with a degree of circumspection

Steinhoff’s board behaved badly. Why it needs to be held to account

All directors at the furniture retailing giant should be held accountable for the international corporate scandal.

Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation

The South African Reserve Bank needs to guide the market on how it is going to treat VAT increase in its inflation targeting approach

What happens when a bank is put into curatorship

The South African Reserve Bank was justified in placing VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship

Shaking up Eskom matters for South Africa’s economy

Given the damage that’s been done, the previous board at Eskom simply could not continue. It had no plan to turn the company around or stop corruption

Steinhoff scandal points to major gaps in stopping unethical corporate behaviour

A suit of highly paid professional services seem to have failed investors in the unfolding Steinhoff corporate scandal

What’s at stake in Malusi Gigaba’s first budget

There is a new finance minister in place and he comes with shifting political dynamics.

KPMG must disclose all Gupta dealings if it wants to redeem itself

The actions of the consultancy firm are not enough, nothing short of full disclosure will clear their name

What KPMG’s Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in SA

KPMG South Africa executives have set a new benchmark for the country assuming responsibility for wrongdoing in their organisation.

Reserve Bank case exposes incompetence of the public protector

The public protector has been exposed as incompetent after trying to meddle with the constitutional mandate of the country's central bank.

SA’s in a recession. Here’s what that means

The economy has been rocked by news that it has slipped into a recession after its GDP declined 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017

Press Releases

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation