Brown: Most parastatal CEOs didn't get bonuses

2015-01-04 20:15

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says most chief executives of key state-owned enterprises have not received performance bonuses.

Eskom’s bungles and lies exposed

2014-12-14 07:52

Eskom's top brass have reportedly tripped over their own words.

Overseas contractors blamed for Eskom delays

2014-11-28 13:31

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has attributed the delay of two large coal-fired power stations to SA being let down by some international contractors.

Brown: Govt mulling SAA partner

2014-11-20 10:41

Whether government takes on a strategic business partner for embattled SAA remains under discussion, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

DA implores Brown to give Eskom answers

2014-11-11 11:40

The DA has now responded to an open letter by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown's cautioning against "Eskom hysteria".

DA demands clarity on Eskom crisis

2014-11-05 06:00

A constant and clear flow of information is needed from Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom about the Majuba power station, says the DA.

Four SAA board members quit

2014-10-17 18:19

Four non-executive members of the SA Airways board have resigned, the department of public enterprises says.

State miner creates 200 jobs - minister

2014-09-23 07:31

A metallurgical plant and diamond operations have created 200 jobs for the Richtersveld and Port Nolloth communities, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Eskom signs Areva contract

2014-09-07 10:32

Eskom has signed a contract with French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva for the replacement of Koeberg power station's steam generators.

Eskom has 5 days to hand over tender papers

2014-09-05 15:11

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that power utility Eskom had five days to hand over tender documents, says Westinghouse Electric Company.

New Eskom boss will start later

2014-09-04 06:00

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says new Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona will assume his duties on October 1, one month later than initially announced.

Eskom announces new boss

2014-08-20 14:31

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has announced the appointment of Tshediso Matona as Eskom’s new CEO.

Cosatu vows to fight Eskom privatisation

2014-08-06 17:20

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says is not surprised by moves within government to privatise Eskom, adding that it will fight it "to the bitter end".

Eskom to get new CEO soon

2014-07-29 13:09

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says a new Eskom CEO will be appointed in the next few weeks to replace Brian Dames, who stepped down in March.

Medupi up and running in 2015 - Eskom

2014-06-05 16:28

Unit six at the Medupi power station is expected to be the first unit to go live in a couple of months time, says acting Eskom CEO Collins Matjila.

Zille: Majority of W Cape staff black

2013-02-20 22:14

Almost 80% of senior staff in the Western Cape are categorised as black, Premier Helen Zille says, rebutting ANC claims of a racial "purge" in the province.

Role of provinces to be reviewed

2012-12-20 17:48

The ANC’s national conference has resolved to have an independent presidential commission review the role of provinces.

Ebrahim Rasool explains why he was fired

2011-01-17 08:12

A US cable leaked to WikiLeaks claims that former Western Cape premier Ebrahim Rasool blamed his sacking on the ANC tiring of “preferences given to the large coloured and Muslim population" in the province.

Racist email is fake - DA

2010-04-20 11:48

A forensic investigation into the alleged racist email sent by the DA's Petrus du Plessis has found that it is a fake, says DA leader Helen Zille.


Govt co-owns Eskom's woes - Matona

2015-01-15 20:02

Government shares responsibility with Eskom for the power problems gripping the country, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona says.

Medupi workers given Christmas break

2014-12-14 16:23

Nearly 13 000 workers at Eskom's Medupi power station have headed home for the December holidays while the country underwent rolling blackouts, a report says.

New Eskom board to be named - source

2014-12-02 19:05

The cabinet will reportedly announce a new Eskom board next week and former cabinet minister and KZN premier Ben Ngubane may be named chair.

Public Enterprises minister praises Eskom plan

2014-11-25 15:45

Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown brings hope to the future of Eskom and the energy security of South Africa.

Ministers meet SAA board

2014-11-11 20:27

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene have held a meeting with the SA Airways board, the public enterprises ministry says.

Electricity crunch worries govt, says Radebe

2014-11-06 15:22

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says the government is concerned about the power cuts because it will impact the re-industrialisation of the economy.

SAA chair stays, 2 others on board

2014-10-23 16:02

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has decided to stick by Duduzile Myeni as chair of the embattled SAA board despite admitting the airline is struggling.

Three SOEs miss reports deadline

2014-09-30 19:14

SA Airways, SA Express Airways and Broadband Infraco have failed to table their integrated reports to Parliament on time, says Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown.

DA wants answers on Eskom bailout

2014-09-15 15:43

The DA has demanded answers from the government on what its bailout plan for the embattled state electricity utility Eskom will entail.

Eskom, France to replace Koeberg’s generators

2014-09-06 14:03

Eskom has signed a contract with French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva for the replacement of Koeberg power station's steam generators.

R4bn Koeberg tender case partly withdrawn

2014-09-04 19:46

Westinghouse Electric SA has partly withdrawn an urgent application relating to a R4bn tender to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant.

Eskom is in good hands - Cesa

2014-08-25 05:00

Newly-appointed Eskom boss Tshediso Matona is the right man to resuscitate the ailing state power utility, says an engineering body.

Denel boosts net profit to R194m

2014-08-15 20:24

Denel has turned the corner on profitability after significantly improving net profit by 63% and its revenue by 17% to R4.58bn on the back of a turnaround strategy.

Brown: Eskom finances clear in Sept

2014-07-29 18:00

Eskom will know by September how government plans to help it remain financially sustainable, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

SA's first gay minister: why it matters

2014-06-06 14:21

President Jacob Zuma's appointment of the openly gay minister Lynne Brown to his Cabinet has sparked debate across the globe. News24 looks at why her sexuality matters.

Vital to help Eskom keep lights on – minister

2014-06-05 10:33

Eskom continues to face challenges in the absence of significant additional capacity being brought on line, warns Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown.

Zille purging black staff, ANC claims

2013-02-20 17:23

Helen Zille is purging black staff from her administration, the ANC in the Western Cape claims.

Cape has land to spare for housing - ANC

2012-09-04 10:17

Western Cape ANC chairperson Marius Fransman says there is plenty of land available for housing in the province, and the DA is deceiving the poor.

ANC stands by racist email claims

2010-04-20 14:45

The ANC has stood by its claims that a racist email allegedly sent by a DA acting municipal manager is authentic, and says it wants it re-investigated.

ANC likes W Cape govt - poll

2010-02-19 23:31

A survey has shown that ANC members are 63% happy with the DA-led Western Cape provincial government and performance ratings have improved drastically.

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