Ministerial task team AWOL at Parly meeting as council debt to Eskom swells

2019-10-22 13:51

"The conduct of the task team tells us to jump off the nearest cliff," fumed Scopa chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa.

ANC rejects 'popularity' survey that slams its leaders, especially Magashule

2019-08-22 08:44

The ANC is not happy with a recent survey that measures the popularity of politicians among South Africans.

Mkhwebane heads to ConCourt over Gordhan, says ruling 'creates unbearable conditions'

2019-08-21 14:51

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has filed an application to the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal a High Court ruling which suspended the implementation of remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

FIRST TAKE: Selective amnesia and why Derek Hanekom is a target

2019-07-25 12:00

Ace Magashule launched a blistering attack on Derek Hanekom ahead of a meeting of the ANC's NEC. This follows statements by Julius Malema that Hanekom "plotted" with the party to oust former president Jacob Zuma. Why and why now?

Ramaphosa defends Gordhan against Malema's 'extraordinary attack'

2019-07-18 17:48

President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the "extraordinary attack" EFF leader Julius Malema launched on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Malema warns Ramaphosa: Don’t outsource your authority to a cabal

2019-07-17 16:47

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told President Cyril Ramaphosa, "We fought former president Jacob Zuma because he outsourced his power to one family and undermined state organisations. We will not allow you to do the same."

101 questions Jacob Zuma must answer at the Zondo commission

2019-07-11 21:48

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear in front of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture on Monday. There are thousands of questions he needs to answer, but these 101 queries will help us understand Zuma and capture in his own words.

EXPLAINED: The Public Protector's findings and how they bind (and help) Ramaphosa, Gordhan

2019-07-02 05:11

President Cyril Ramaphosa is involved in a bitter struggle with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane who has instituted various investigations into both the head of state and Pravin Gordhan, the minister of public enterprises and his most trusted reformist.

Ramaphosa meets with Eskom bosses ahead of State of the Nation Address

2019-06-18 17:41

Also on Tuesday the North Gauteng High Court ruled that Gupta-linked advisory company Trillian must pay back R595m to the power utility.

Government meddling sets black execs up to fail at SOE 'slaughterhouses' - BMF

2019-06-04 19:08

The Black Management Forum released a strongly worded statement after the resignations of South African Airways group CEO Vuyani Jarana, Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe and Transnet ending the contract of acting group CEO Tau Morwe.


Lies, omissions and misdirection: Mkhwebane’s 'rogue unit' evidence far from complete

2019-10-20 10:38

In reaching her finding that SARS had established an unlawful intelligence service that conducted illegal spying operations, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane ignored crucial evidence that presented a far different version of events.

7 key factors in Mkhwebane's ConCourt appeal against Gordhan ruling

2019-08-22 05:00

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane wants the Constitutional Court to overturn the High Court judgment which suspended the implementation of remedial action she recommended against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. Fin24 unpacks the key elements of her argument.

EFF to press Gordhan about Mabuza’s dual posts at Eskom

2019-07-30 19:47

The Economic Freedom Fighters have announced in a statement that it would write to the Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan asking that he urgently explain and justify Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza's appointment as interim CEO of the power utility.

Mkhwebane: I'm keeping mum on Gordhan court review bid

2019-07-19 15:33

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said she is not intending to comment on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's 'frivolous' court challenge.

Ramaphosa backs Gordhan: Let the law take its course

2019-07-18 16:25

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the office of the Presidency would not be used as an executive hit squad to remove politicians that some MPs did not like, especially when those officials were fighting in court to clear their names.

Pillay joins Gordhan, seeks own review of Mkhwebane’s report

2019-07-15 18:11

Among other things, Ivan Pillay has alleged that ex SARS commissioner Tom Moyane pressured a former official to provide "some sort of report to implicate" the former deputy commissioner.

EFF slams Ramaphosa for backing Gordhan, claims president's days are numbered

2019-07-02 20:57

The EFF has again criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa over his failure to act with regards to the Public Protector's remedial action over Pravin Gordhan.

Mkhwebane vs Ramaphosa: 'Public Protector unfair for trying to short-circuit due process argument' - DA

2019-07-01 19:36

It is not fair for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to "short-circuit" the due process argument in relation to her findings against State Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan – a defence that she has used herself, DA chief whip John Steenhuisen said.

SA's public enterprises: Millions wasted and almost no permanent CEOs

2019-06-10 07:22

From a lack of funding to political interference, SA's state-owned enteprises are in a dire state. Fin24 unpacks the current condition of 10 public enterprises.

EXPLAINER: The Ivan Pillay pension issue, what the PP says and what Gordhan denies

2019-05-31 21:24

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has made adverse findings against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. He has, however, taken her findings on review. The issue revolves around an administrative decision taken in 2010 to grant Ivan Pillay, a senior SARS official, early retirement with full benefits.

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