Politics

ALERT: Junk Status just Fake: Foreign investors pile into South African bonds despite fears

The story and graphic in the Financial Times tells us a different story from what the rating agencies seemingly tell…

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Shell Knew. How it robbed Nigerians of $1.1billion

Via https://www.globalwitness.org/en-gb/campaigns/oil-gas-and-mining/shell-knew/ It’s one of the biggest corruption scandals in the history of the oil sector – and this is the…

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Today In History: Remembering Chris Hani

10 April 1993, Chris Hani, born Martin Thembisile Hani was assassinated by right-wingers Clive Derby-Lewis and Janusz Walus at his…

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SA financially stable: Nomura economist

One of our readers, Bongani Ngcobo, has brought the views of this economist to our attention. Peter Attard Montalto, head…

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Rating agencies are tools of economic warfare

Pinky Khoabane If you’ve questioned the notion that today’s warfare will not be fought on the battlefields but in the…

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Rating announcement by S&P following recent political developments

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba Government notes the sovereign rating announcement by S&P. While S&P has lowered its rating of foreign…

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Banks push FIC amendment through back door – the courts

Pinky Khoabane Judge President Dunstan Mlambo EMERGING from the legal case between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Guptas is…

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Save South Africa From White Domination

Kim Heller If SaveSA is honest about saving the country, it would march against corporate corruption, the return of land…

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We remember Chinua Achebe: On the Importance of Storytelling

Nigerian Novelist Chinua Achebe: 13 November 1930 – 21 March 2013. “The storyteller who hears the music of history, weaves the…

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Zille’s praise of colonialism akin to praising a rapist

By Khotso Molekane An acquaintance during a group talk about Helen Zille and her views on colonialism, said Zille’s logic…

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