It is shocking that one of the biggest listings ever, which took place under so much scrutiny, could have been such a fiasco.
I was eavesdropping on teenagers talking about how two of their friends had started going out with each other. "But is it FBO?" one asked. ("Facebook official" to all of you who are old.)
From 2009 to last year, a quarter of all working South Africans took their maximum allowable sick days, according to the Adcorp employment index.
The National Consumer Commission gets 28000 calls a month, 8000 of which are dealt with.
Tina Joemat-Pettersson, the high flying agriculture minister, told an Agri SA meeting that the last three or four months had been exhausting. Everyone wanted to know where she sleeps, and with whom, according to reports.
SAA CEO Siza Mzimela was meant to be part of a delegation that included Minister of Public Enterprises Malusi Gigaba, Transnet CEO Brian Molefe and Eskom CEO Brian Dames when it paid a visit to the Free State provincial government on Friday.
Brian Joffe, CEO of Bidvest, was apparently unhappy with Gidon Novick, who resigned suddenly as joint CEO of Comair this week.
Countries are turning to each other to be saved from financial collapse.
With the arrival of every new public enterprises minister, the leadership of state-owned enterprises undergoes a major upheaval. In fact, it sometimes happens more frequently than that.
I do not own the means of production. In fact, you could argue that I kind of am a means of production.