The #AmINext protests of the past two weeks were a game-changer for South Africa, writes Adriaan Basson.
SA Express has done what it could to get rid of those involved in irregular actions during "the nine lost years", interim CEO Siza Mzimela tells Parliament.
A proposal for the consolidation of the three state-owned airlines is expected to be submitted to Cabinet next week, a representative of the Department of Public Enterprises told Parliament.
Airports Company South Africa has lifted the suspension of SA Express after the airline made a 'partial payment' of its debt.
The procurement process for the supply of jet fuel at the Pilanesberg airport in 2017 were probed by the Zondo Commission into state capture on Monday.
The names of both Lynne Brown, former minister of public enterprises, and Dipuo Peters, former minister of transport, were mentioned at the Zondo Commission into State Capture on Saturday.
The SA Express contract to operate Mafikeng and Pilanesberg airport - which saw a pre-payment subsidy of R112m in the 2014/15 financial year - was awarded without following due procurement process, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard.
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union on Friday slammed SA Express acting CEO Siza Mzimela’s reported plans to cut jobs at the airline.
Two security contracts that state-owned airline SA Express had with Bosasa, now known as African Global Operations, resulted in over R1m of irregular expenditure.
Business advocacy groups may have mixed reactions to Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni’s maiden medium term budget policy statement on Wednesday, but were in agreement that his brutal honesty about South Africa’s dire economic outlook was commendable.
Finances of state-owned enterprises remain weak and they have to be reconfigured, said Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
Airports Company South Africa's decision to ground SA Express aircraft in August was over outstanding debt and not non-compliance with safety standards, members of Parliament heard.
Struggling domestic and regional carrier SA Express is confident that it is making progress stabilising its business, following the recent grounding of its aircrafts over debt.
Despite being contracted to provide 2 million litres of jet fuel per month to state-owned airline SAA at OR Tambo, EML Energy has not provided any fuel since November, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Tuesday.
Babadi Tlatsana, director of Koroneka Trading and Projects, tells the Zondo Commission she was told at a funeral "Supra wants your head, because you ran away with the airport money."
My business was hijacked and I did not know what to do about it or whom to talk to, Babadi Tlatsana, director of Koroneka Trading and Projects told the Zondo Commission into state capture on Saturday.
The financial statements of SA Express financial have been signed off by auditors and are set to be presented to Cabinet, an official told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.
SA Express will this weekend re-open its Cape Town and Walvis Bay routes, as the financially troubled airline, which was grounded last year, embarks on a path towards sustainability.
SA Express should be placed into business rescue and possibly liquidated, says the DA, following a report that the state-owned airline paid about R150m to lease 21 aircraft in the last five months.
Government will have a new turnaround strategy from the board of Eskom within days, says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has acknowledged to Parliament that some of these entities battled with timeous submissions of their financial statements.
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