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.

Maimane: DA “will do everything” to stop Zupta’s bribe-soaked nuclear deal

2016-09-20 14:46

Jacob Zuma’s nuclear deal will literally bankrupt South Africa and it's time to pull the plug on the ANC’s corruption, says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

When will Eskom see the light? Environmental groups beg Govt to shake-up utility

2016-09-08 06:56

In an open letter to ministers, 30 environmental groups urge political leaders to get Eskom to honour its legal obligations to secure clean energy.

We won't be part of Denel cover-up, looting - DA, EFF

2016-09-07 11:47

A parliamentary committee meeting on Denel got off to a rocky start when the EFF and DA left in fury over the absence of Treasury and the department of enterprises.

Treasury backs Brown on SOE issues

2016-08-31 18:16

Treasury says it welcomes a call by Minister of Public Enterprise Lynne Brown to resolve issues inter-departmentally, and not in the public space.


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.

Brown, Futuregrowth meet on SOE funding call postponed

2016-09-08 11:55

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown's scheduled meeting with Old Mutual and Futuregrowth has been moved to a later date.

Brown: I have no business with Guptas

2016-09-07 16:50

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has declared that she has never done business with the Guptas or visited the family at their homes.

Brown slates loan ban on Eskom, Transnet

2016-09-06 15:58

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is set to meet with Futuregrowth Asset Management over its decision to withdraw funding to Eskom and Transnet.

Eskom gives in to Treasury on coal report

2016-08-30 20:12

Eskom indicated that it will hand over information required by the Treasury, which is investigating the utility's coal contracts.

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