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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    VBS: Widows and orphans may lose out
    VBS: Widows and orphans may lose out
    The recovery of all the money meant for widows and orphans of former mineworkers from embattled VBS Mutual Bank is in serious doubt, it emerged...
    ANC bash caught up in VBS web
    ANC bash caught up in VBS web
    The ANC may be entangled in alleged fraudulent transactions involving embattled VBS Mutual Bank.
    VBS’s future in doubt
    VBS’s future in doubt
    Individuals, stokvels and burial societies who held money with embattled VBS Mutual Bank can begin drawing their deposits — up to the value...
    Sugar sector wants a sweeter deal
    Sugar sector wants a sweeter deal
    The local sugar industry is up in arms about rising cheaper imports, which it says are pushing the sector to a “tipping point”, and it wants...
    Brace yourself for tougher times
    Brace yourself for tougher times
    As temperatures plummeted across the county this week, fuel prices hit record highs of R16.02 for a litre of 95-octane petrol in Gauteng. 
    Health Bills’ diagnostic value limited
    Health Bills’ diagnostic value limited
    Words like “abolish” featured prominently in Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s announcement of the long-awaited National Health Insurance...
    Another day, another data breach
    Another day, another data breach
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    Flailing Eskom out of options
    Flailing Eskom out of options
    Eskom’s severe financial constraints, outlined in stark detail in court papers, reveal why it has stuck to its 0% wage offer, a rare move for a...
    A global trade war is no joke
    A global trade war is no joke
    The memes of a recalcitrant Donald Trump being loomed over by Germany’s Angela Merkel, in the wake of last weekend’s G7 summit, are funny.
    PIC still limping from Steinhoff blow
    PIC still limping from Steinhoff blow
    In a week when the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) faced a grilling in Parliament about a number of recent controversies, a clearer picture has...
    Too soon for Ramaphoria to boost weak economy
    Too soon for Ramaphoria to boost weak economy
    The economy’s decline in this year’s first quarter does not mean Ramaphoria has fizzled out, say economists, but it does show that new...
    Banks weather tough climate but brace for new auditing standards
    Banks weather tough climate but brace for new auditing standards
    The banking sector has received a relatively clean bill of health, despite a tough economic climate and a slight uptick in impaired advances,...