AGE OF THE ASSASSIN: Advocate representing murder accused Zane Kilian quits 

A second legal representative of murder-accused Zane Kilian has withdrawn, citing conflict of interest. 

Business Maverick: Norway’s $1.3 Trillion Fund Blacklists 15 Companies on Ethical Grounds

Norway’s $1.3 trillion wealth fund expects to keep its existing fossil-fuel holdings as the world’s biggest sovereign investor bets it can bring about change from within the industry to fight carbon emissions.

Newsdeck: Suspected bombmakers accused of complicity in Malta journalist’s murder

VALLETTA, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Two men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia faced formal charges in a late-night court appearance under heavy security by armed police.

DAYS OF ZONDO: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba’s bid to paint herself as a victim of poor advice and lack of resources falls flat

An attempt by ANC NEC member and former public enterprises committee chairperson Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba to portray herself as an effective coordinator scuppered by poor advice, crafty SOEs, time constraints and resources in the execution of her oversight ...

Scorpio NEWSFLASH: VBS liquidator looks to claw back the money by suing KPMG for R864-million

VBS Mutual Bank has filed papers suing KPMG for R864-million, alleging its audit partner Sipho Malaba bagged millions in benefits and cash, lied to the Reserve Bank, acted in bad faith and breached his obligations to VBS. Liquidator Anoosh Rooplal file...

Maverick Citizen: Experts weigh in on why ‘sugar tax’ needs to be increased

The Health Promotion Levy has been a success but it needs to be scaled up quickly, they say.

DECLASSIFIED UK: Charles of Arabia: How Britain’s next king bolsters autocratic Gulf regimes

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has held 95 meetings with eight repressive monarchies in the Middle East since the ‘Arab Spring’ protests of 2011 threatened their power. Charles has played a key role in promoting £14.5-billion worth of ...

Business Maverick: Harmony reinstates dividend as gold price boosts earnings 

Harmony Gold reinstated its dividend on Tuesday after it unveiled robust interim results, underpinned by red-hot prices for the precious metal. 

Business Maverick: Hong Kong Pledges HK$120 Billion in Support as Economy Recovers

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan pledged HK$120 billion ($15.5 billion) of fiscal support for an economy slowly emerging from two years of recession.

Business Maverick: Reddit Stock Sale Raises $368 Million as Frenzy Spreads

Two weeks ago Reddit Inc. said it raised “more than $250 million” in a private stock sale. Turns out it was plenty more.