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Banks seek settlement — and also challenge collusion claims
Banks seek settlement — and also challenge collusion claims
Despite an apparent fight-back by several banks named in the Competition Commission’s foreign exchange collusion case, some of them have also...
​Big names missing, little names boastful on Sassa’s grants tender
​Big names missing, little names boastful on Sassa’s grants tender
In 2012 the Absa-owned company AllPay went to war because it had lost a tender bid to handle the payment of government grants on behalf of the...
Barclays Africa apologises for its role in rand-fixing
Barclays Africa apologises for its role in rand-fixing
Barclays Africa apologised for its role in a rand-fixing affair involving more than a dozen banks, saying that it alerted regulators about the...
Banks bust: ‘Price-rigging’ fine would be enough to wipe out SA's budget deficit
Banks bust: ‘Price-rigging’ fine would be enough to wipe out SA's budget deficit
If South Africa’s Competition Commission were to succeed in its price-fixing case against some of the world’s biggest banks, it would be enough...
Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
Somewhere between the bluster and the bust-up last week, Julius Malema reminded members of the National Assembly of their role in ensuring Parliament...
Deconstructing 'white monopoly capital'
Deconstructing 'white monopoly capital'
"White monopoly capital” is a recurring theme in contemporary political discourse. But a Google search of the term returns results that variously...
OPINION: Public protector's report fails to make a case against Absa
OPINION: Public protector's report fails to make a case against Absa
The sustained degradation of key institutions such as the police service, the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority has reached so desperate a...
LISTEN: Thabo Mbeki's apartheid-era bailout interview with Madonsela
LISTEN: Thabo Mbeki's apartheid-era bailout interview with Madonsela
Last May, then-public protector Thuli Madonsela sat down with former president Thabo Mbeki for what would turn out to be a confrontational...
ANC slams former public protector Madonsela over Absa apartheid bailout report
ANC slams former public protector Madonsela over Absa apartheid bailout report
The ANC wants the public protector report linking Absa to billions of rands in bailout funds from the apartheid government made public.
Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
The former head of the country's secret service has changed his mind and now believes the government's reason for not recovering the R2.25-billion...

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