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Nedbank features negatively in state capture report; Standard Bank defends itself

So far, one of South Africa’s ‘big four’ banks faces a serious allegation levelled in the Zondo report — and more revelations may follow

Brace for above inflation electricity hike and municipalities’ power grab

The price of electricity could go up by 20.5% in April and an upcoming court bid could see users paying surcharges to municipalities

Public procurement law is not the problem – people are

The Zondo report delves into South Africa’s procurement web, as it tries to figure out why state-owned entities were able to be captured

Zondo report: Ruling party ‘slept on the job’ while state capture flourished

The ruling party was not only asleep on the job while former president Jacob Zuma colluded with state capture agents, but also lined its coffers with the proceeds of crime, the acting chief justice finds

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants investigates ‘clueless or dishonest’ Kwinana

Yakhe Kwinana, the former chairperson of SAA Technical, has been asked to make representations to Saica, but has not responded

Zondo: Myeni ally either dishonest or clueless, but must be prosecuted

The former chairperson of SAA Technical received R4.3-million in kickbacks from a supplier

Zondo report: Why Myeni must be prosecuted for SAA debacle

The first of three reports to be handed to the president outlines how misrepresentations by the former SAA board chairperson cost the airline R800-million

2022: A return to normality or more economic uncertainty?

Covid-19 cast the economy adrift, but a less punishing new phase of the pandemic could set it back on track

Business isn’t bad – if you’re big

Large corporates have thrived during the pandemic to the detriment of the workforce

Lessons from Turkey to SA: Economic independence is a battle

Without tighter capital controls, regulating the flow of money in and out of their economies, Turkey and South Africa are vulnerable to the whims of the financial markets

Why Prasa chief executive Zolani Matthews was axed

Zolani Matthews has been fired after an investigation found he deliberately and intentionally failed to disclose that he holds British citizenship

Unemployment hits another record high as unrest takes its toll

The official unemployment rate rose to 34.9% in the third quarter of 2021 — the highest since 2008

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