No one would buy Eskom, even if it sold for R1 - Ieading economist

2019-02-22 12:57

Economist Dr Iraj Abedian says he hasn’t met a single investor who would buy the power utility’s assets – even if they were sold "for a rand".

Gigaba was forced to change SAA board - economist

2017-10-23 10:41

South African Airways would not have had a new board if it wasn’t for the pressure lenders applied on the Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, says economist Iraj Abedian.

Gordhan lashes out at good auditors going bad

2017-09-28 07:59

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and economist Iraj Abedian have thrown down the gauntlet at the auditing industry, accusing it of facilitating abuses.

Businesses told to be proactive about radical economic transformation

2017-05-08 16:24

South African businesses need to start thinking proactively about radical economic transformation, says Standard Bank Group chief economist Iraj Abedian.

Eskom denies Zola Tsotsi to head probe

2015-03-16 12:25

It is not true that Eskom chair Zola Tsotsi will be heading an investigation into the affairs of the power utility, says Eskom.

Red alert on SA junk status, rand rout

2015-02-17 06:56

If he wants to ward off rating agencies, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene must focus on plugging the fiscal holes, notably Eskom and SAA, says economist Iraj Abedian.


Why weren't ANC top dogs invited to The Gathering - ANN7 owner

2017-11-23 19:55

ANN7 owner Mzwanele Manyi has lambasted organisers of the Daily Maverick's The Gathering for apparently failing to invite ANC representatives.

Abedian: SA needs to be tough on corruption, Chinese-style

2017-10-21 12:00

South Africa needs a start implementing a "Chinese-style" way of dealing with corruption that includes visible consequences for wrongdoing, says economist Iraj Abedian.

KPMG must bear the full brunt of their actions - Iraj Abedian

2017-09-15 17:47

KPMG’s admission of wrongdoing is not the end of the road, and there are still corrective steps that need to be taken against the auditing firm, says economist Iraj Abedian.

Molefe brought Eskom into disrepute - Iraj Abedian

2016-11-11 18:07

Brian Molefe says stepping down as Eskom CEO is not a sign of wrongdoing. However economist Iraj Abedian notes his resignation is in the best interest of the power utility.

Eskom incompetence becomes SA incompetence

2015-03-13 19:00

The Eskom crisis is not only bad for investor confidence, it also actually becomes a reflection of SA's incompetence, says economist Dr Iraj Abedian.

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