Investec to spin off asset-management business:
Investec PLC said Friday that it plans to spin off and separately list the Investec Asset Management business, which is expected to be completed in the next 12 months. The investment bank said Chief Executive Stephen Koseff will step down on Oct. 1, to be replaced by Fani Titi and Hendrik du Toit as joint chief executives.
Nine Eleven Matters:
Nine eleven matters because on this date in 1906, Mahatma Gandhi launched his non-violent resistance campaign at a historic mass meeting in Johannesburg South Africa. It was the birth of a new movement 'Satyagraha' – the relentless pursuit of truth and justice.
.com | Gigaba’s questioning at Gupta naturalisation inquiry postponed:
The way Faith Muthambi betrayed her struggle comrade Phumla Williams is the way the ANC leadership has betrayed those who dedicated their lives to our freedom, writes Max du Preez . Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's expected questioning over the naturalisation of some members of the Gupta family didn't get out of the starting blocks as Parliament's committee opted to postpone to get more information from other people first.
Theft or artistic prerogative?:
Photograph by Graeme Williams taken in Thokoza Township, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1991. Police watch an ANC rally while children taunt them [Courtesy of Graeme Williams] Last week, the respected and well-known American artist Hank Willis Thomas' work was exhibited by the prestigious South African gallery, the Goodman, at the Johannesburg Art Fair.
Guptas cannot cross-examine witnesses at inquiry unless they testify: South African judge:
JOHANNESBURG: The judge leading an inquiry into claims of influence-peddling against former South African president Jacob Zuma rejected an application by Gupta brothers to cross-examine witnesses, saying they could only do so if they testified. The public inquiry, which is being telecast live, is reviewing allegations that three Gupta brothers unduly influenced Zuma regarding political appointments and the awarding of government contracts.
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