Monthly Archives for August 2021


Avoiding the cracks: MTN’s delicate dance is paying off

13 August 2021 These are disappointments, but are not material in the bigger picture,” says Peter Takaendesa, head of equity at Mergence Investment `Managers. “They are doing the right thing by exiting the Middle East — though arguably MTN hung on in countries like Iran for too long. Investors will be more comfortable if they […]



Market lauds Telkom as Maseko hands baton to Taukobong

05 August 2021 Takaendesa comments: “Today [Wednesday] was a difficult day for domestic stocks as most of them closed in the negative, while Telkom shares still managed to hang on to a small gain. We expected that Serame would be in a strong position to take over if the board decided to appoint internally..