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Sarah Smit

DarkSide: Following the money in the crypto age

Ransomware is the fastest-growing cryptocurrency-related crime. Known payments to ransomware attackers rose 337% from 2019 to 2020, when they reached over R5.4-billion worth of cryptocurrency

SAA: PIC allegations are Harith’s albatross

Sipho Makhubela assures that the private equity firm has what it takes to raise the capital to get SAA flying again

‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick

Interest in the beleaguered national carrier, which has received billions of rands in public funding, means criticism is inevitable

Standard Bank ‘risks its reputation over East African oil pipeline

Standard Bank says it has insisted on good environmental assessments, resettlement plans and fair compensation

Economy’s signs of life mean little for the poor

GDP growth may be encouraging but it doesn’t mean much for SA’s millions of unemployed

SAA gets a second wind with new majority shareholder

Takatso consortium will now own 51% of the airline and the state 49%

Relief as Ramaphosa announces surprise energy reform plans

The president says his surprise new energy reform plan will address the electricity crisis comprehensively

Better-than-expected economic growth driven by finance and mining

The economy is still 2.7% smaller than it was in the first quarter of 2020

Climate change will hit G7 economies harder than Covid, research finds

Countries with the biggest industrialised economies could see an average loss of 8.5% of economic value by 2050, according to an Oxfam analysis

Kganyago: Monetary policy entails trade-offs

The South African Reserve Bank governor believes the state has to spur growth, restore the country’s public finances and arrest debt to escape the economic slump

South African CBD company nets big deal in anticipation of cannabis-industry boom

Goodleaf has announced a major transaction with Highlands Investments, one of the first and largest growers of cannabis in Lesotho

Politics interfering in CCMA work

The labour dispute resolution body says there is a growing trend of political parties and civil society organisations representing workers at hearings

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