Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

This year, the African National Congress – which has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid – picks a new leader. But their embattled president, Jacob Zuma, will leave a legacy of scandal, corruption allegations and a sluggish economy. Gideon Rachman discusses the future of Africa’s largest economy with the FT’s Africa editor David Pilling, and South Africa correspondent Joseph Cotterill.

 

The scale of remuneration for CEOs has caused anger and triggered debate about the effectiveness of how it’s structured and whether it’s time to rein in their huge increases, says Patrick Jenkins in his Big Read report for the FT’s Runaway Pay series. Here, Christopher Grimes talks to Patrick and John Gapper about how executive pay became so out of proportion to average wages and what changes we are likely to see

 

Lena Dunham’s show skewered millennial culture – but did it revolutionise TV? Plus: artist Ryan Gander on why he never does the same thing twice

 

Presenter Claer Barrett and guests discuss passive investing, National insurance and why new businesses are being started by older people.