Ciaran Ryan is a Johannesburg-based freelance writer who has a background in finance and mining, having previously headed up a gold mining operation in Ghana. He currently writes for several SA and overseas journals on matters ranging from mining to investment.

I was groomed for corruption – Agrizzi

Daily prayer meetings and bags of cash: a day in the life of a Bosasa executive.

SA’s nuclear reactor shut down – again

The paperwork, it seems, was not in order.

Companies planning to go off the grid

Anglo Platinum, Sibanye-Stillwater, Makro and the City of Joburg are loosening their ties to Eskom.

The Bus King of Africa

The IDC is taking a R2bn bet on Pat Nodada of Busmark.

Afrimat shines in a broken sector

By sticking to SA and diversifying into mining.

Standard Bank accused of ‘double dipping’ in home repo case

Outcome could be explosive for banks, opening the door to floods of claims.

Africa’s resource curse is more like a governance curse

SA’s huge offshore gas find could be a blessing or a curse.

Here are the arguments for and against banning the old SA flag

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Afriforum are opposing each other in the Johannesburg Equality Court.

Employee tales from the vault

In a crisis, contact your Liberty financial adviser.

Protests grow over defamation suits against environmentalists

Civil groups are joining forces to defend what they say is an attack on free speech.

Municipal sector faces collapse – Ratings Afrika

Less than a quarter of the 100 top municipalities reported a profit in 2018.

Grow your business by taking better care of employees

Liberty takes employee benefits to the next level.

Equality court tosses out discrimination case against FNB

But the fight is not over. Next stop is the Human Rights Commission.

Dog fight over the carcass of Vantage Goldfields

It’s headed for a court showdown, as new buyer waits in the wings.

Sibanye-Stillwater’s long march to the courts

The modern era of deal-making requires an army of lawyers.

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