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

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story