Many SOEs in distress, need monitoring - Brown

2015-12-01 21:30

Department of Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says many state-owned enterprises are in “distress” and need close monitoring.

Come clean on Gupta coal, DA tells Brown

2015-10-07 16:20

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown should table an uncensored contract agreement between Eskom and a coal supplier owned by the Guptas, the DA urges.

R700m buy could be behind Denel suspensions

2015-09-28 12:49

Cash flow problems after a recent acquisition are rumoured to be a possible reason for the suspension of three top managers at SA weapons manufacturer Denel.

No load shedding on Women's Day

2015-08-09 12:21

Despite Eskom's planned maintenance, there will be no load shedding because the power system is stable, according to the power utility.

Eskom extends Molefe's contract for 3 more months

2015-07-15 16:11

Electricity supplier Eskom has announced that it has renewed acting CEO Brian Molefe's contract for a further three months.

Eskom mum on Matona's 'golden handshake'

2015-05-19 06:26

The public will remain in the dark about any financial settlement reached with former Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona until its next 2015/2016 financial report in 2016.

Unions to oppose Eskom privatisation

2015-05-14 20:00

SA labour unions say they will oppose a proposal to partially privatise Eskom limiting options for the government to shore up the supplier and resolve the energy crisis.

UPDATE: Load shedding moved to stage 2

2015-05-14 14:49

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 5pm to 10pm on Thursday, it said, adding that Medupi's Unit 6 had reached a new output level of 735 MW.

DA: Eskom must explain catering contracts

2015-05-03 14:40

The DA has called on Eskom to explain its catering contracts.

Transnet CEO Brian Molefe now acting CEO of Eskom

2015-04-17 14:11

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has appointed Brian Molefe as the acting Eskom CEO and announced that Dentons would conduct the inquiry into the state utility.


Thieves use minister’s name to defraud service providers

2015-11-19 11:59

“Unscrupulous syndicates” have been using Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown’s name to con businesses, with one business losing R112 000 a week ago.

Brown defends Molefe after DA slam

2015-09-28 17:27

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is balancing constant power station maintenance without implementing load shedding, his boss has told the DA in defense of its criticism.

Brown slams DA MP over Eskom salary outcry

2015-09-10 06:58

The cabinet minister in charge of Eskom has slammed the DA for not correctly reading its annual report regarding its executives’ salaries.

Brown: Another 18 months of load shedding

2015-08-06 14:52

Load shedding will continue for the next 18 months, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says, once again appealing to South Africans to save electricity.

SA power plants face large coal shortfall

2015-05-27 15:33

Eskom faces a 17 million tonne coal shortfall by 2017 at its coal-fired power plants, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Brown gives tick-box list to Eskom leadership

2015-05-15 07:45

Eskom's leadership has been given a tick-box list of targets to achieve, including that its performance is in line with a multi-billion rand privately owned company.

Brown refutes Eskom privatisation plans

2015-05-14 16:20

The Miniser of Public Enterprises has ruled out the privatisation of basic services such as electricity and says load shedding will continue for three more years.

Minister hints at higher Transnet pension hikes

2015-05-06 19:46

A rule amendment to two Transnet pension funds to provide for increases above the statutory has been approved, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Why Brown chose Molefe to lead Eskom

2015-04-17 16:27

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown sheds light on why she asked Transnet CEO Brian Molefe to assume responsibility as Eskom's acting CEO.

Eskom's R23bn fundraising plan questioned

2015-04-17 13:28

SA is yet to appoint banks to manage state asset sales needed to fund its power utility, bringing into question a statement that almost R23bn will be raised within a “couple of weeks”.

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