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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.
Silence shrouds Steinhoff saga
Silence shrouds Steinhoff saga
After initially dominating the headlines a curious silence has settled over the Steinhoff International saga following the company’s spectacular...
Debt collection’s not a dream job
Debt collection’s not a dream job
Sometimes you just catch people on a bad day. And no one knows this better than debt collectors.
The economy is off to a good start
The economy is off to a good start
The economy couldn’t have asked for a better start to the year — the rand is stronger than it has been in years, commodity prices are...
What’s on the cards for 2018?
What’s on the cards for 2018?
A glaring budget gap and disappointing revenue collection over the past tax year — with added commitments, such as free higher education...
Populism wins out at Nasrec
Populism wins out at Nasrec
Populism triumphed at the ANC conference on Wednesday when the party passed a resolution in favour of land expropriation without compensation as...
​The ruling party moves for land, and the Reserve Bank
​The ruling party moves for land, and the Reserve Bank
The ANC will seek to amend the constitution of the country to allow for expropriation of land without compensation and will also nationalise the...
Markets only have eyes for Cyril
Markets only have eyes for Cyril
The ANC is said to be deliberating over who the rightfully elected secretary general of the party is, but the market seems to only have eyes for...
ANC election battle is over (we think) but the policy war begins
ANC election battle is over (we think) but the policy war begins
Cyril Ramaphosa may have won the presidential election battle at the ANC’s 54th national conference, but the war for the ANC will continue in...
Markets calm over Ramaphosa win— for now
Markets calm over Ramaphosa win— for now
News that Cyril Ramaphosa had been elected president of the ANC on Monday evening pleased the currency markets at first, with the rand dollar...
#ANC54 to turn up the heat up on radical economic change plans
#ANC54 to turn up the heat up on radical economic change plans
The ANC national conference is over the hurdle of vetting credentials, and will also soon have appointed new party leadership. But still ahead is a...
ANC’s running costs rising sharply
ANC’s running costs rising sharply
The internal battles of the ANC are a risk to the ruling party’s struggling financial state, according to a copy of the party’s financial...
​Radical Economic Automation?
​Radical Economic Automation?
Radical change is coming, says Rob Davies, and it will take the form of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.