Koko gets Twitter whiplash over Gordhan tweet

2017-05-25 17:45

Twitter users were not impressed by former acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko’s tweet that asked users who remembered a story that saw Ivan Pillay rehired at SARS after his retirement.

Gordhan leads the charge against Denel on Gupta links

2017-05-24 12:33

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has led the charge against another state-owned entity when he grilled Denel, demanding an honest answer about dealings with Gupta-linked VR Laser.

MPs give Denel chair Mantsha a drubbing

2017-05-24 11:40

Denel board chairperson Dan Mantsha has received a longue-lashing from MPs for disrespecting the institution and not being forthcoming with information.

ANC leaders to discuss Zuma removal at NEC - Bloomberg

2017-05-23 15:27

The top leadership of the ruling African National Congress will discuss the option of removing President Jacob Zuma from his post at a May 26 to 28 meeting.

Gordhan: SA does not belong to one family

2017-05-22 21:30

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says South Africans should take ownership of the legacy of the country to prevent it from becoming a kleptocratic state.

Zuma refuses to answer questions on Nkandla tax, 'intelligence report'

2017-05-22 19:12

President Jacob Zuma has refused to answer a parliamentary question on fringe benefit tax on the non-security related upgrades to his homestead in Nkandla, and further questions on the so-called "intelligence report".

6 reasons to be upbeat about SA's economy - economist

2017-05-18 16:07

Despite the credit downgrade and poltical uncertainty, there is still a chance for the economy to recover. An economist highlights six positive factors that could usher in a rally.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Jury is out' on whether Zuma is corrupt - SACC bishop

2017-05-18 11:35

Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana, in his closing statements at the SACC's presentation of the 'Unburdening Panel' findings on the issue of state capture, has said that the jury is out on whether or not President Jacob Zuma is corrupt.

CEOs to meet Zuma after erosion of trust

2017-05-11 12:06

The CEO Initiative has said it will meet with President Jacob Zuma after the erosion of trust caused by the removal of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister.

SAA appoints chief financial officer

2017-05-10 12:20

South African Airways has announced the appointment of Phumeza Nhantsi as the national carrier’s new chief financial officer, effective from 1 May.


Eskom issue difficult, embarrassing for ANC - Mkhize

2017-05-24 15:34

Eskom is a difficult and embarrassing issue for the ANC, treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has said.

CPI, Zuma rumours push rand under R13/$

2017-05-24 12:11

Following reports that the ANC NEC wants to remove Jacob Zuma, the rand strengthened to R12.98/$.

Eskom to face court case, two inquiries and board review

2017-05-23 23:21

The three spheres of SA’s democracy will get a turn to dig deeper into the leadership crisis at Eskom, following the power utility’s appearance before Parliament.

Gordhan launches scathing attack on Eskom

2017-05-23 11:33

In an unprecedented move, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has accused Eskom of state capture while climbing into Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom chair Ben Ngubane.

Zuma no longer sees need to step into Moyane Treasury spat

2017-05-22 20:47

President Jacob Zuma says he no longer sees the need to mediate between the Finance Ministry and the SA Revenue Service as the respective leaders have a “good working relationship”.

Why Zuma keeps mum on Gordhan roadshow recall

2017-05-22 18:34

President Jacob Zuma says pending court cases prevent him from giving reasons why he recalled former finance minister Pravin Gordhan from an international roadshow.

Downgrade fallout could still get worse, economist warns

2017-05-18 12:33

The fallout following the credit downgrade to junk status by two rating agencies may not have been as bad as expected but things could still get worse, says an economist.

Gigaba roasts high CEO salaries

2017-05-14 06:08

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Friday advocated more “realistic” incentives for the executives of state-owned companies that are “sensitive to the expectations of the public”.

Now Zuma lawyers want DA to produce 'intelligence report'

2017-05-10 16:16

President Jacob Zuma's lawyers have asked the Democratic Alliance to produce the intelligence report that the DA wants Zuma to supply, in a bizarre twist to the sacking of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

IMF sees subdued growth outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

2017-05-10 09:46

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth outlook is subdued as the region’s oil producers delay policy adjustments needed to trigger and sustain expansion momentum.

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