1. President Cyril Ramaphosa may be in the firing line as Nigeria investigates possible exchange violations by MTN. Ramaphosa was both a non-executive director and an important shareholder of MTN Nigeria at a time when the Nigerian government thinks MTN may have known about – and benefitted from – violations of its laws.
2. SARS may be getting a new head soon. Cabinet is supposed to discuss the removal of Tom Moyane, with Mcebisi Jonas the top contender to replace him.
3. Steinhoff Africa Retail, which owns Pep and Ackermans, may change its name. For some obvious reasons.
4. The SA government is spitting fire over comments from the Australian Home Affairs minister that local white farmers deserved protection from Australia, a “civilised country”.
5. Bitcoin continues to bleed, with technical analysis showing it may reach its "death cross" soon. The naysayers are rejoicing:
The delicious wretched misery of delusional nocoiners:— Saifedean Ammous (@saifedean) March 15, 2018
> March 2014: With Bitcoin at $640, predicts it will go to zero
> Spends 4 years withering in pain as it rises to $19,000
> March 2018: Claims vindication as it drops to $8,000 (12x return in four years instead of his zero) pic.twitter.com/gcevWiwqCa
This is a cute Bornean orangutang.
Pity it, and 11 other species, are on the brink of extinction.