Success starts with getting the basics right

2017-02-16 13:39

Among my most enjoyable tasks as a member of Cabinet are the opportunities to visit schools and inspire young people to make the most of their lives, writes Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown.

Eskom denies that it's hiding info from public

2017-02-07 18:38

Eskom chairperson Baldwin Ngubane said the power utility did not keep the Dentons report away from the public to hide information.

Eskom’s new challenge is distribution - Koko

2017-02-07 12:02

Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko said that the power utility’s challenge is no longer generation, but distribution.

Defaulting municipalities also fingered in AG's report

2017-01-26 19:01

A number of municipalities that owe Eskom millions in unpaid electricity bills have also been fingered for irregular and wasteful spending.

Municipalities given until month end to clear electricity arrears

2017-01-19 23:12

Eskom has been asked to give municipalities with outstanding bills until the end of the month to settle their accounts before switching off the lights, says Minister Lynne Brown.

SAA merger: CEO raises questions

2017-01-12 05:31

It is unclear what a merger between SAA, Mango and SA Express would achieve that cannot be achieved by each airline individually, says an airline CEO.

Lynne Brown: Eskom, Transnet not for sale

2016-12-23 20:13

Eskom is not for sale and neither are Koeberg, Transnet, Denel or the other companies in the Public Enterprises portfolio, says Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown.

DA scores Zuma F minus on report card

2016-12-08 15:13

The Democratic Alliance has scored President Jacob Zuma an F minus for his performance in 2016. Have a look at the results for the full Cabinet.

SOE reform central to economic growth for Brics - Brown

2016-11-18 16:00

A “deliberate” private sector partnership framework is required as part of the expenditure programmes of SOEs to drive growth, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

SA airline consolidation: No firm decision yet

2016-10-24 19:51

No firm decision has been taken on the consolidation of state-owned airlines SAA, Mango and SA Express, according to the Ministry of Public Enterprises.


Lynne Brown: We have a problem, Mr President

2017-02-10 13:59

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has told President Jacob Zuma that the municipalities at loggerheads with Eskom simply don’t have the money to pay for electricity.

Public must apply to see Dentons report - Eskom chair

2017-02-07 12:30

Eskom chairperson Baldwin Ngubane says the investigation by Dentons into the state of the business is not useless.

Dentons report into load shedding revealed nothing new - Eskom

2017-01-30 19:17

An investigation into load shedding by law firm Dentons did not yield any new issues, says Eskom's spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

Commission of inquiry into Guptas and Eskom

2017-01-22 06:10

Lynne Brown has become the first minister to call for an official inquiry into the infamous Gupta family’s involvement with Eskom.

Brown: Don't switch municipalities' lights off yet

2017-01-19 18:53

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown instructed Eskom to afford errand municipalities a slight breather to pay their arrears before switching off the lights.

R12m for foreign firm to manage SA's airline mergers

2017-01-10 19:07

It will cost government R12.1m to make use of the services of Bain and Company to manage the merger of South Africa’s three state airlines - SAA, Mango and SA Express.

Zim power utility owes Eskom over R400m

2016-12-15 16:40

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority is owing Eskom R443m for power supply as at 2 December, according to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Greenpeace aims to block ‘anti-green’ Koko becoming Eskom CEO

2016-12-01 12:33

Acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko has waged a pro-nuclear and anti-renewable energy media battle in 2016, making him a controversial choice, says Greenpeace.

Gupta-linked Eskom board member named in probe resigns

2016-11-16 07:23

Mark Pamensky, a director of a company owned by the Guptas that has ties with President Jacob Zuma’s son, has resigned as a board member at Eskom.

Brown: Unless economy in hands of majority, it's going nowhere

2016-09-27 14:37

The economy remains in the hands of the few and a shift must happen through State Owned Enterprises, says Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown.

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