Ramaphosa 'should have switched off Eskom's life support': No punches pulled at SONA debate

2020-02-18 16:32

After President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his SONA last week under the shadow of an under-performing economy, Members of Parliament jostled over whether he was confronted by near-impossible odds or complicit in SA's economic quandary.

Cape Town pleased municipalities will be able to buy from IPPs - but it's still heading to court

2020-02-15 10:47

The City of Cape Town has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that some municipalities would be able to buy energy from independent power producers in future, but Executive Mayor Dan Plato wants to know exactly how this will be implemented.

SONA | The pomp, the savings, the imbongi and the threats

2020-02-13 05:19

If the preparations for the State of the Nation Address is anything to go by, the reduced costs of this year's event will not lead to a reduction in military pomp.


Rematch: Malema, Steenhuisen to tackle Ramaphosa in SONA debate

2020-02-18 07:28

The events at SONA might well cast a pall over MPs' work in fleshing out the State of the Nation Address.

'This is your last chance': Scopa chair’s message to Ramaphosa

2020-02-13 16:06

Mkhuleko Hlengwa has said it would be "reckless and irresponsible" to provide Eskom with financial assistance using government employees' pension funds, and that SAA should eventually be privatised.

SA tourism industry needs special attention, Mr President

2020-02-12 11:27

The tourism industry urgently needs President Cyril Ramaphosa to set out practical steps for addressing its challenges in his State of the Nation Address, say analysts and representatives of industry bodies.

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