R20.6bn of your money lost by parastatals

2015-10-08 11:56

South African parastatals are beset with financial troubles, boardroom squabbles and mismanagement. Finweek investigates the current state of affairs.

Air force sends out an SOS to SAA

2015-09-06 15:04

The SA Air Force (SAAF) has such a critical shortage of pilots that they now want to “borrow” pilots from SAA to fulfil their defence obligations.

SAA on verge of cancelling Airbus planes to save R1.4bn

2015-09-02 17:07

SAA says it is close to cancelling an order for 10 Airbus Group NV A320 planes, a move that will save the unprofitable state-owned carrier about R1.4bn in write-down charges.

Ramaphosa grilled on SOEs - As it happened

2015-09-02 13:28

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has faced some tough questions on the state of SA's state-owned enterprises, at a sitting of the National Council of Provinces.

You don't have to open your legs to get to the top - Myeni

2015-08-13 09:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni says women must strive harder to dispel the notion that they need to sleep with a man to secure a powerful position.

I am not selling meetings with Zuma - SAA chairperson

2015-08-13 09:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni has also refuted claims that she sells meetings with President Jacob Zuma, whose NGO she runs, for hundreds of thousands of rands.

SAA’s R167K a month adviser

2015-08-09 17:30

Despite national airline SAA being in severe financial trouble, chairperson Dudu Myeni’s former spokesperson and adviser was brought on board at an average cost to the airline of R167 000 a month.

SAA names Mpshe as acting CEO

2015-08-03 19:48

SAA has appointed human resources manager Thuli Mpshe as acting chief executive officer and has started a process to recruit a permanent appointment to the post.

DA calls for suspension of SAA chair Myeni – actions grounding airline

2015-07-28 12:26

DA shadow minister of public enterprises Natasha Mazzone says SAA board chairperson and close Zuma ally Dudu Myeni is a cadre appointment with a political agenda.

SAA confirms chief strategy officer’s resignation

2015-07-25 11:36

South African Airways chief strategy officer Barry Parsons has resigned, SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali has confirmed.


Former boss of ailing SAA paid R4.5m

2015-10-05 19:42

Former SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe raked in a cool R4.5m in the year 2014/2015, according to a reply to a parliamentary question by the DA.

SAA boss mum on whether Zuma intervened to stop SAA-Emirates deal

2015-09-03 12:14

Dudu Myeni, chairperson of South African Airways refused to say in Parliament whether President Jacob Zuma called her personally to stop an agreement between SAA and Emirates airline.

Fixing Eskom, SAA, Sapo not for votes, says Ramaphosa

2015-09-02 16:04

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says his attempts to improve SA's state-owned entities is not an ANC attempt to get more votes in local government elections.

Ramaphosa to shed light on Eskom, SAA plans

2015-09-01 12:09

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to update parliament on strategies to make key parastatals such as South African Airways and Eskom more efficient.

Myeni says she has a good relationship with SAA execs

2015-08-13 09:04

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni says she has a good working relationship with her executive directors, despite media reports.

Transforming SAA hasn't been easy, says Dudu Myeni

2015-08-13 07:13

SAA chair Dudu Myeni says bringing about transformation at the airline has earned her names such as “untouchable”, “power hungry” and “number one’s favourite girl”.

SAA to fight union request for info on job cuts

2015-08-05 18:27

SAA will oppose a court application by trade union Solidarity who wants the airline to disclose reasons for its retrenchment process.

SAA acting CEO goes back to Mango

2015-07-30 06:58

South African Airways says that Nico Bezuidenhout, its acting chief executive officer, will stand down and return to the Mango low-cost arm.

Focus on SOE crises, not individuals, ANC tells govt

2015-07-27 21:05

The ANC wants the government to focus on the apparent crises within its state-owned companies, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

SAA chief strategy officer believed to have resigned over 'dysfunctional' board

2015-07-24 22:13

South African Airways could not immediately confirm whether its chief strategy officer Barry Parsons had resigned from the airline and the airline's board of technical directors.

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