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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.
Corruption-buster Molefe tackles Transnet
Corruption-buster Molefe tackles Transnet
The newly appointed chairperson of the Transnet board, Popo Molefe, has no regrets about tackling corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South...
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
What first appeared to be a grand stand against excessive charges by mobile networks, the amended regulations gazetted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) are instead a damp squib....
Battered KPMG stays afloat
Battered KPMG stays afloat
KPMG, in the wake of a string of corporate governance scandals, has so far survived an exodus of clients in the public and private sectors, the...
The African Development Bank's plans to usher in investment
The African Development Bank's plans to usher in investment
A bold new initiative, the African Investment Forum is anticipated to play a significant role in plugging Africa’s infrastructure gap estimated...
Netflix has big appetite for growth
Netflix has big appetite for growth
Netflix was born in 1997 when its co-founder and chief executive Reed Hastings was late in returning a video he had rented from a store. He was...
Who will call the PIC to account?
Who will call the PIC to account?
Pressure is mounting on the Public Investment Corporation following the intense scrutiny some of its investments have come under in recent...
Transnet pensioners’ R100bn payout a step closer
Transnet pensioners’ R100bn payout a step closer
A hard-won Constitutional Court victory for former Transnet employees has brought the group one step closer in its bid to claim about R100-billion...
Wiese sues Steinhoff
Wiese sues Steinhoff
Resigned Steinhoff chairperson, Christo Wiese, has lodged a claim of R59-billion against Steinhoff International.
Steinhoff dances to zombie drums
Steinhoff dances to zombie drums
Steinhoff International has a seemingly insurmountable debt of R155.8-billion, about 16 times larger than its current market value of R9.5-billion....
African Bank CEO up for a challenge
African Bank CEO up for a challenge
Basani Maluleke stepped into the role of African Bank chief executive this month well aware of the formidable challenges that lie ahead. With some...
PIC will not invest in Sagarmatha
PIC will not invest in Sagarmatha
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has confirmed it will not be investing in Iqbal Survé’s embattled tech start-up, Sagarmatha Technologies....
Resilient’s accusers aren’t backing down
Resilient’s accusers aren’t backing down
An independent investigation has cleared the Resilient Group of alleged misconduct but those who originally raised the alarm claim the truth is yet...