Discovery to use its maths skills to match renewable demand and supply

Financial services group Discovery on Wednesday announced the launch of a new renewable energy platform aimed at providing price certainty to SA’s companies while avoiding the fickleness of wind and solar generation.

Discovery diversifying once again to take advantage of the gap in the market. Name three reasons why they would succeed and expand on your rationale. 3min read

The role of political risk insurance in mega energy projects

Insurers play a pivotal role in attracting investment in mega energy projects, particularly through the use of Political risk insurance (PRI). PRI plays a crucial role in mitigating the risks associated with mega energy projects in both international and national markets. These projects often face uncertainties arising from the unpredictable political events, which can negatively impact the profitability of foreign investors. However, the distinction between political and commercial risks can be blurred, making it challenging to determine the exact nature of political risk.

This article is a good complement to the one above. Good example provided. 4min read

SARS boss bemoans state capture, urges single digital ID

Kieswetter made the remarks while addressing the Network of Tax Organisations (NTO) Conference in Cape Town…The NTO is a global network of regional and international organisations of revenue administrations. Events held by the NTO and its members promote the exchange of experiences and peer learning across the world.

Interesting reading. Do you think this is a good idea? 5min read.

Momentum’s mixed bag of results

This article paints a clear picture of the results and shows how recent events have affected and continue to affect growth at Momentum. 3min read

Battle brewing over continued placement of insurer 3Sixty Life under curatorship

Msibi has raised questions about 3Sixty’s continued placement under curatorship for 22 months since the PA was granted provisional curatorship in December 2021.

Interesting to note how detrimental being placed under curatorship can be. 2.5min read