Business In The News South Africa

Nationalising South Africa’s central bank would hurt its transparency – free market think tank

JOHANNESBURG, July 4- The proposed nationalisation of South Africa’s central bank would cut out private shareholders whose involvement helps ensure greater openness and provides transparency to the operations and auditing of the institution, think tank Free Market Foundation (FMF) said on Wednesday. Both the governing African National Congress and the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters have called […]

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Beyond, the chaos of political names for Cape Town International airport lays the battle for identity!

Marinos the philosopher introduced us to the adage, “True learning flourishes in chaos”. What happened at the Cape Town Intl. Airport, where a public meeting intended to engage the renaming of the airport abruptly ended in chaos. Chaos where emotions flared, easily interpreted as uncouth behaviour, untenable intolerance, the ever-pervasive and simmering issue of race […]

In The News Opinion South Africa

Land – a tale of summits, bloodshed threats, political games and a denied Khoisan identity!

Clyde Ramalaine  JOHANNESBURG- In a month and week that South Africa commemorated Freedom Day, several summits on the land question were staged. These gatherings organized by civil society formations were aimed to bring diverse groups of people together from different sides of the many divides on the touchy and very emotive subject of land. South […]

Business In The News South Africa

Prima facie evidence for criminal prosecution against KPGM – EFF

JOHANNESBURG, April 18  – The Economic Freedom Fighters welcomed a decision by the Auditor-General to cancel contracts with embattled audit firm KPMG, and said there was evidence to prosecute some partners. Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu said on Tuesday his office had decided to terminate the KPMG contract, as well as that of fellow auditing company Nkonki […]