Market bottoms out for financial consultant

Market bottoms out for financial consultant

Van Staden is probably the first member of the former South African Police Security Branch to have been decorated for bravery by an ANC head of state.

Lords of the wind

Lords of the wind

Investec has its fingers in a very lucrative – and highly questionable – pie that could result in turbines replacing wild flowers along the West Coast. Big corporations stand to make loads of cash off something invisible.

Investec Bank is involved. Interested?

Hallo and Goodbye

Hallo and Goodbye

Sasfin gives top job with one hand and takes it away with the other. Just two months after arriving Darren Pescod was startled to hear that Roland Sassoon's son, Michael, was to take over as CEO.

Destroyed by Deloitte

Destroyed by Deloitte

The custodians of truth stand accused of lies and deceit. Russell Burnett's testimony gave an insight into the devastating effect of Deloitte's intransigence on his life.

Bloated Claims

Bloated Claims

Noseweek has had many a go at snake oil salesmen who distribute products that miraculously enable you to shed pounds, stop smoking or lengthen a penis. But, so far, Dis-Chem refuses to stop selling useless "slimming" muti.

Sinking ship

Sinking ship

Judge demands explanations over Fidentia as the curators cling to the wreckage and FSB prepares to jump ship

Double-dupe depression

Double-dupe depression

An elderly couple scammed out of their savings have been conned a second time – by trustees appointed to sort out the fraud. The terrified couple were persuaded to agree to the trustees bonding their home.

Metal fatigue

Metal fatigue

It is time for a concerted attack on rich metal thievery gangs. Continual theft of Cape Town's iron and steel by people who are simply pawns in a bigger game is most frustrating to ratepayers who end up paying for the replacements.

Travel: Selling slavery

Travel: Selling slavery

I have flown into Zanzibar many times during the last 50 years and it never ceases to thrill me. But Zanzibar tourism spices up the island's history of suffering, says Anne Chappel.

Update: Yemen - the crazy few

Update: Yemen - the crazy few

Since Noseweek’s intrepid staffer Nicci Joubert-van Doesburgh visited Yemen the storm clouds have burst.

Easy Pickings

Easy Pickings

Dicey state property deals are using racism to get the taxpayer to fund unlawful land grabs. The deal-makers blatantly ignore treasury procurement regulations and they can now lease more properties to the state at inflated ...
 
Market bottoms out for financial consultant

Market bottoms out for financial consultant

Van Staden is probably the first member of the former South African Police Security Branch to have been decorated for bravery by an ANC head of state. ...

Lords of the wind

Lords of the wind

Investec has its fingers in a very lucrative – and highly questionable – pie that could result in turbines replacing wild flowers along the West Coast. Big corporations stand to make loads of ...

Hallo and Goodbye

Hallo and Goodbye

Sasfin gives top job with one hand and takes it away with the other. Just two months after arriving Darren Pescod was startled to hear that Roland Sassoon's son, Michael, was to take over as ...

Destroyed by Deloitte

Destroyed by Deloitte

The custodians of truth stand accused of lies and deceit. Russell Burnett's testimony gave an insight into the devastating effect of Deloitte's intransigence on his life. ...

Bloated Claims

Bloated Claims

Noseweek has had many a go at snake oil salesmen who distribute products that miraculously enable you to shed pounds, stop smoking or lengthen a penis. But, so far, Dis-Chem refuses to stop selling useless ...

Sinking ship

Sinking ship

Judge demands explanations over Fidentia as the curators cling to the wreckage and FSB prepares to jump ship ...

Double-dupe depression

Double-dupe depression

An elderly couple scammed out of their savings have been conned a second time – by trustees appointed to sort out the fraud. The terrified couple were persuaded to agree to the trustees bonding their ...

Metal fatigue

Metal fatigue

It is time for a concerted attack on rich metal thievery gangs. Continual theft of Cape Town's iron and steel by people who are simply pawns in a bigger game is most frustrating to ratepayers ...

Travel: Selling slavery

Travel: Selling slavery

I have flown into Zanzibar many times during the last 50 years and it never ceases to thrill me. But Zanzibar tourism spices up the island's history of suffering, says Anne Chappel. ...

Update: Yemen - the crazy few

Update: Yemen - the crazy few

Since Noseweek’s intrepid staffer Nicci Joubert-van Doesburgh visited Yemen the storm clouds have burst. ...

Books: Lessons from history

Books: Lessons from history

Len Ashton reviews "The Third Reich: A Chronicle" by Richard Overy (Published by Quercus), a new illustrated history of the thousand-year empire that wasn't. ...