THE THIRD UMPIRE
What a tangled web the higher education minister weaves. He joined Cosatu’s protest against state capture on Wednesday, but insisted he was not marching against the ANC or the government, but against “monopoly capital”.
SA’s high commissioner in the UK has been recalled after a Department of International Relations investigation confirmed media reports that he had abused his position to clinch lucrative business deals and solicit donations for his foundation.
ANDRE DU PLESSIS
Nimble and innovative as ever, Capitec — SA’s new recruit to the banking big league — has reported its best interim credit performance since 2014, despite the weak economic environment, as it recorded double-digit bottom-line growth.