Elections 2014: Why the youth should vote

2014-04-10 14:09

With the Economic Freedom Fighters appealing to many young voters, political party leaders has been asked to motivate why the youth should vote for them.

DA is the devil - Gigaba

2014-03-20 16:25

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has used a government dialogue with Cape Town residents to take a dig at the DA and its policies.

Fashionable Gigaba credits mom, Motlanthe

2014-03-16 13:03

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba - who wore an SA Airways pilot uniform to the State of the Nation Address - has cited his mother and Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe as his fashion mentors, says a report.

Coal, gas or nuclear? S Africa must decide

2014-03-16 11:15

While South Africa's long-term energy plans look solid, none are likely to prevent potentially crippling power crunches unless a decision is made on when and how to add capacity to the grid, experts say.

Gigaba says power cuts will continue

2014-03-06 16:02

Staggered power cuts are likely to continue, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Gigaba: Power extremely tight this winter

2014-02-25 12:33

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says the country's electricity supply will be under severe strain from April to July.

ANC will never be defeated - Mashatile

2014-02-22 14:30

The ANC will never be defeated by another political party, Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile says.

Gordhan: Better living conditions for miners

2014-02-18 11:45

Better living conditions are needed in the mining sector, which plays an important role in the economy, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Ministers laud Zuma’s speech

2014-02-14 08:39

President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet members have lauded his "fair" and "balanced" State of the Nation address.

Buy local expo - it's lekker

2014-02-09 21:25

Government ministers, business leaders and entrepreneurs will be among those attending the start of the "Buy Local" expo in Ekurhuleni.

New rail network to bring relief to roads

2014-02-03 09:22

Transnet is to acquire 1 317 new locomotives and 25 000 new wagons which will raise its handling capacity by 75%, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

ANC supporters gather for KZN manifesto launch

2014-01-18 13:54

Thousands of ANC supporters have started flocking to Pietermaritzburg’s Harry Gwala Stadium for the ruling party’s provincial manifesto launch.

Eskom CEO's resignation regretted

2013-12-05 16:00

The news that Eskom CEO Brian Dames will step down at the end of March has been widely met with regret.

Gigaba learnt nothing from boer comments - FF+

2013-11-18 23:07

FF Plus says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has learnt nothing from the controversy around ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's "boers" comment.

Gigaba criticises doomsayers

2013-10-25 17:56

ANC heavyweight Malusi Gigaba has criticised opposition parties and NGOs for telling foreign countries South Africa has failed since achieving democracy.

50 faces of Zuma

2013-10-06 16:23

The ANC’s top brass reportedly have ordered President Jacob Zuma to be the face of more than 50 successful infrastructure projects before the end of his first term.

Gigaba: Exploit Medupi opportunities

2013-09-27 07:58

Black industrialists must not merely buy shares in companies, but be prepared to dirty their hands in their day-to-day running, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Zuma revives power station to keep lights on

2013-09-20 16:20

President Jacob Zuma has reopened the mothballed Grootvlei Power Station in Mpumalanga in an attempt to ease the country's electricity woes.

Alexkor meets 93% of targets

2013-09-13 16:47

Mining company Alexkor has achieved 93% of its contracted key performance targets, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

SAA presents turnaround strategy

2013-09-10 12:42

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has presented a tunraround strategy for troubled carrier SAA, focusing on route consolidation and updating its fleet.

Gigaba mum on Eskom's Medupi deals

2013-08-12 17:45

The DA has re-iterated its call for Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba to make public all agreements between Eskom and its Medupi contractors.

Over 40 000 jobs for youth

2013-07-30 11:37

There are over 40 000 job opportunities for young people in South Africa's maritime industry, Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe says.

Name and shame Medupi culprit - DA

2013-07-26 15:36

The public deserves to know the identity of the sub-contractor responsible for faulty service delivery who misled Eskom and SA, says the Democratic Alliance.

Fraud scandal rocks Medupi

2013-07-25 07:40

A top subcontractor at the R105bn Medupi power station is facing fraud charges relating to welding work for boilers, a report says.

Denel shifts growth focus to Africa

2013-07-22 13:47

Africa is a good platform for arms maker Denel to leverage its power to become a leading player in the global space, says Public Enterprise Minister Malusi Gigaba.


Gigaba: Zuma concerned about Nkandla costs

2014-04-07 09:47

President Jacob Zuma is concerned about the escalation in costs of security upgrades at his private home in Nkandla, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

Transnet wants engineers not cleaners

2014-03-20 15:54

It is not true that poorer communities are only good for low-paid jobs in engineering projects, says Transnet CEO Brian Molefe.

Solving Eskom's electricity headache

2014-03-16 12:24

The government needs to look into the supply of coal for Eskom, diversify its energy sources and allow private players into the industry, experts say.

Eskom under fire from MPs

2014-03-06 20:55

Eskom came under fire in the National Assembly on Thursday following staggered power cuts that hit many cities in the country.

Gigaba: Lets help keep the lights on

2014-02-25 14:50

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has urged the country to continue supporting Eskom's efforts to keep the lights on, adding that no effort is insignificant.

Who will follow Pravin?

2014-02-24 10:15

Gerrit van Rooyen of City Press looks at possible successors to Pravin Gordhan.

Gigaba: Govt shields consumers from poverty

2014-02-21 11:32

Several government programmes have cushioned South Africans in general from the harsh effects of poverty, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Opposition: What SA was Zuma talking about?

2014-02-14 13:41

Opposition leaders have harsh words for President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address, while members of his party and Cabinet heaped praise on their leader.

Mixed body language during Zuma speech

2014-02-13 21:02

There was a mixed reaction in the body language of MPs as they listened to President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

Lanseria plane 'crashed on landing'

2014-02-03 10:01

A Lanseria Airport official says a light aircraft was coming in to land when it crashed, killing all three people on board, but it remains unclear whether bad weather played a role.

ANC to purge rogues

2014-01-26 14:32

Corrupt and rogue candidates who make it on to the ANC’s election lists for Parliament and legislatures, could for the first time be purged by the ANC’s integrity committee.

State car rental spend swells to R10m

2014-01-13 14:49

Government spending on car rentals has increased to R10.8m over the past year, replies to DA parliamentary questions show.

Transnet awards R15bn fuel contract

2013-12-05 14:00

Transnet has awarded a contract valued at R15bn to nine companies to cover the parastatal's fuel requirements.

Gigaba: Vote ANC or 'oppressors' will rule

2013-11-18 09:26

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has warned people to vote next year to prevent "oppressors" from gaining control of the government, according to a report.

Poor infrastructure threatens Africa’s growth

2013-10-08 16:05

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says a lack of infrastructure is negatively affecting Africa's international trade and will affect its long term growth.

Zuma to visit Senegal

2013-09-28 14:13

President Jacob Zuma is set to undertake a state visit to Senegal next week, the department of international relations and co-operation says.

SAA, SA Express and Transnet miss targets

2013-09-26 18:19

The public enterprises department has missed about a third of its performance targets, notably goals related to the state-owned airlines and Transnet.

Safcol sees revenue decline

2013-09-19 16:19

The SA Forestry Company Limited has posted a net profit of R70m in the 2012/13 financial year, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

SAA faces major headwinds, says CEO

2013-09-10 16:52

While SAA has presented a roadmap to rescue the airline, CEO Monwabisi Kalawe says turning the carrier around would be a major challenge.

DA wants access to Medupi contracts

2013-08-12 20:25

The DA will submit an application for access to all agreements between Eskom and its contractors at the Medupi power station in Limpopo, the party says.

Approval for probe of 'Medupi 2' pipeline

2013-08-02 13:18

An investigation into why the cost of Transnet's new fuel pipeline has escalated from R12.7bn to R23.4bn has been widely welcomed.

State firms fork out millions for youth

2013-07-30 09:06

There should be more efforts from parastatals to lead in empowering and creating employment for young people, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Medupi workers report for duty

2013-07-25 13:39

Eskom says most workers at its Medupi station have returned to work, following a protest that turned violent.

Medupi protest under control

2013-07-24 14:38

A group of between 500 and 1000 workers protested at the Medupi power station on Wednesday morning, Eskom said.

Gigaba: Africa must not sell its soul

2013-07-16 15:10

Africa needs more Brics investors but should take care not to sell its soul in pursuit of investments, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

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