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:

This is a cute Bornean orangutang.

Pity it, and 11 other species, are on the brink of extinction.

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