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“Independent” and “outspoken” Turok d...

Former ANC member of parliament and anti-apartheid stalwart Ben Turok has died. Turok, who was 92-years-old, passed away in the early hours of Monday morning, his family said. In a statement, they said: “He was always outspoken and dedicated his whole life to fighting for freedom, equality and social justice in South Africa. He was […]

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SAA cut off to protect other SOEs After years of pumping billions into the airline, government picked business rescue to prevent a wider fallout at Eskom and other state entities Procrastination hasn’t helped SAA Taking tough decisions was always a political risk. But now it may be too late for business rescue Slice of life: […]

If you can’t beat ‘em, dodge em: Sout...

Jacques Faul had one hell of a Saturday. His breakfast had hardly been ingested before he was confirmed as interim chief executive of Cricket South Africa (CSA). He hopped onto a flight to Jo’burg, and not long thereafter was caught in the middle of a media scrum. He was expected to have answers, very decisive […]

Water is life so treasure every drop

COMMENT It’s the festive season and everyone is in high spirits and looking forward to the new year. My message is quite simple: take care of our water resources, use it sparingly and wisely. We need to treasure every little drop, because South Africa is a water scarce country and is ranked among the 30 […]

Graeme Smith heeds call to help stabi...

Graeme Smith has ‘agreed in principle’ to step in to help restore Cricket South Africa. Cricket South Africa also appointed Jacques Faul as its acting chief executive. The Northerns and Titans boss steps in for Thabang Moroe who was placed on paid suspension on Friday. CSA President Chris Nenzani briefed the media on a rainy […]

Mindfulness makes for more ethical bu...

COMMENT As a business school in an emerging market, the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is exposed to complexity and flux — but in a volatile and uncertain world, its expertise in navigating this is increasingly being recognised. According to the Financial Times, the school was recently ranked 47th in the world, and the best […]

CSA suspends Thabang Moroe ahead of c...

Cricket South Africa’s board of directors has suspended interim chief executive Thabang Moroe. The move comes toward the end of a nightmare week which has seen stakeholders at all levels — from sponsors and franchises, to fans and former players — come down vociferously on the organisation. “The Board of Directors of Cricket South Africa […]

The war on women doesn’t stop

COMMENT ‘As men, we seem to have declared outright war against the women of South Africa,” said President Cyril Ramaphosa this week, speaking to media outside the home of Precious Ramabulana. Precious was a 21-year-old student at Capricorn TVET College in Limpopo. On the night of November 24, she was asleep in her dorm room […]

‘I prayed and prayed but I was still ...

SOCIETY I was initially raised by a single mother and my maternal grandmother in Atlantis, about 55km from Cape Town. They worked in a factory and neither completed secondary education. I am the first in my family to have graduated from university and to have left the country to continue to study overseas. When I […]

Mkhwebane sticks to her guns on Zuma’...

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has insisted in court papers that she does have the legal power to subpoena taxpayer information, and has an opinion from senior counsel to back her up. Mkhwebane is in a court dispute with the South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Edward Kieswetter after she tried to subpoena the tax records […]



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