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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.
McKinsey’s apology is a laugh
McKinsey’s apology is a laugh
You would be forgiven if you experienced a sense of déjà vu while reading the McKinsey & Company statement this week.
Ante upped in varsity fees showdown
Ante upped in varsity fees showdown
University campuses and the #FeesMustFall movement have been eerily calm in 2017, but as the year draws to a close the burning issue of free higher...
Regulators must show their teeth
Regulators must show their teeth
Regulators may be investigating the conduct of KPMG and its alleged role in state capture with great fervour, but their ability and experience to...
Emerging market boom skips SA
Emerging market boom skips SA
South Africa finds itself as neglected as the red-headed stepchild in a world market ravenous for higher-risk investment destinations.
Legal dagga process draaaags on
Legal dagga process draaaags on
Businesses that want to get in on the ground floor of South Africa’s great medical marijuana revolution, or at least the legal one, are bound to...
KPMG comes clean but the dirt sticks
KPMG comes clean but the dirt sticks
The bombshell statement by KPMG International on its internal investigation of KPMG South Africa opened a can of worms rather than exonerating the...
Airport idle, jumbos take the highway
Airport idle, jumbos take the highway
Dubbed the world’s emptiest airport, the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Sri Lanka is designed to handle a million people a year.
Heads roll at KPMG: Trevor Hoole and eight others out
Heads roll at KPMG: Trevor Hoole and eight others out
Heads are rolling at KPMG South Africa upon the completion of an internal investigation into the firm’s business dealings with the Guptas....
Boardless Prasa inks R57bn deal
Boardless Prasa inks R57bn deal
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) last week entered into a whopping R57‑billion deal with a Chinese bank and did so without...
SA green energy hit by doubt
SA green energy hit by doubt
South Africa’s renewable energy programme is a victim of its own success.
Naspers’s tricky Tencent conundrum
Naspers’s tricky Tencent conundrum
Shareholders have for years been under the spell of stock exchange darling Naspers, enamoured by its good fortune and astronomical returns as it...