Mahlobo unapologetic about visiting Russia

2017-11-21 16:53

Energy Minister David Mahlobo tells members of Parliament he won't apologise for having visited countries like Russia during his tenure as Intelligence Minister.

Zuma’s allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?

2017-11-15 09:02

The nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that it was dead. Recent comments by President Jacob Zuma and minister of energy David Mahlobo, signal a final push to bag the nuclear deal, writes Keith Gottschalk.

Mahlobo rushes nuclear deal

2017-11-05 06:00

Nuclear plan could be ready in two weeks’ time as energy minister forges ahead.

Mahlobo instructs officials to fast-track SA's energy plan

2017-10-31 19:54

New Energy Minister David Mahlobo has instructed his Department to finalise SA's overarching energy plan with immediate effect, fueling fears that the move is a means to fast-track a nuclear deal.

'Mahlobo in oil talks with Senegal's Sall, not Russia's Putin over nuclear'

2017-10-24 16:57

Energy Minister David Mahlobo was part of President Jacob Zuma’s delegation that met the Senegalese government and was not meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin, his deputy has said.

Russia denies meddling in SA Cabinet reshuffle

2017-10-23 18:38

The Russian Embassy in South Africa has rejected weekend reports that it had a hand in SA's most-recent Cabinet reshuffle as 'fake news' and 'slanderous'.

Power vacuum

2017-10-22 06:00

With the new minister comes uncertainty over the renewable energy programme.

Nuclear: 'Mahlobo may be the bulldozer Zuma needs'

2017-10-18 07:44

The most crucial Cabinet move is David Mahlobo’s appointment to the energy ministry, according to Anne Fruhauf, vice-president at New York-based risk adviser Teneo Intelligence.

Top cops are flouting vetting processes - SAPS manager

2017-09-05 05:05

There is a serious lack of co-operation, especially among senior police managers, when it comes to the crucial process of vetting cops, a police manager says..

‘Bogus’ union boss in court bid for R7m state payout

2017-07-30 05:55

In a David versus Goliath case, Thebe Maswabi, the founder of a “covert” union, has asked the High Court in Pretoria to enforce the R7m settlement agreement he reached with President Jacob Zuma.


Nuclear energy needs may be adjusted downwards - Mahlobo

2017-11-21 14:03

South Africa's nuclear needs may be lower than the initial 9.6GW mooted in the current Integrated Resource Plan, Energy Minister David Mahlobo has told Parliament.

We'll interdict any nuclear deal - DA

2017-11-05 13:05

The Democratic Alliance's Gordon Mackay says his party will not hesitate to interdict any moves from government to clinch a nuclear deal.

Zuma: I'm not obsessed with energy

2017-11-02 17:17

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa remains committed to a policy of mixed energy which includes nuclear, and denies that recent statements by Malusi Gigaba and David Mahlobo are contradictory.

WATCH: ‘A full-scale budget blowout’

2017-10-26 15:39

Politicians and other stakeholders reacted with differing opinions following Finance Minister Malusi Gibaba’s maiden mini budget speech.

Did Zuma cross Putin?

2017-10-24 09:10

Nobody messes with Russia's Vladimir Putin, as people who have crossed him can testify, and President Jacob Zuma recently found out, writes Max du Preez.

Threat of court action if govt steps out of line with nuclear plans

2017-10-22 17:47

Should the details of any progress on pushing through a costly nuclear programme not be open to the public, the DA will not hesitate to go to court.

New Energy Minister Mahlobo's first words on his nuclear vision for SA

2017-10-19 10:40

Incoming Energy Minister David Mahlobo has highlighted his vision for SA's nuclear energy future, following the approval for Eskom to develop 4GW of new power stations near Koeberg.

Zuma seems to position Mahlobo to 'push through' nuclear deal - Steve Friedman

2017-10-17 19:54

President Jacob Zuma's appointment of David Mahlobo to the energy portfolio can be seen to be linked to the contentious nuclear deal with Russia, explains political analyst Steve Friedman.

South Africa welcomes home a lost son

2017-08-03 18:21

The first thing Stephen McGown says to his elated wife Catherine as the two were reunited after more than five years was that her hair had grown.

Mahlobo must account for his Vuwani 'failings' in public - DA

2017-07-05 22:57

The DA has called on State Security Minister David Mahlobo to account 'for his failings' in front of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education.

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