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Former PIC CEO Dan Matjila told the commission of inquiry that he did not find anything unethical about meeting with Cabinet ministers during his tenure.
Under Jacob Zuma political power wasn't real unless stripped of its moral component. The resignation of Malusi Gigaba and Nhlanhla Nene could signal a departure from that era, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he was in the Cabinet meeting where the decision was taken to issue a request for proposals for the nuclear build programme in 2015.
Revelations made against Nhlanhla Nene robbed him of the one essential commodity he needed to execute his functions as Minister of Finance: trust, writes Hlumelo Biko.
With government debt at dangerously high levels and SA at risk of losing its sole remaining investment-grade credit rating, new finance chief Tito Mboweni will have little option but to stick to Treasury’s expenditure ceilings and deficit-reduction targets.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make an announcement on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s fate at 16.30, says his spokesperson.
South Africa’s nuclear industry will ask government to bring back the 9.6GW of nuclear energy into the country’s energy mix.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has told the state capture commission of inquiry that he believes he was axed in 2015 because he was not "willing to toe the line" when it came to certain projects.
Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene says the amount of money spent on private security services by national and provincial government and state-owned entities ballooned to R7.6bn in 2017-18.
The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the decision to institute an independent inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation.
Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has distanced himself from former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene’s meetings with the Gupta family, reiterating that he never arranged or agreed to direct meetings with the Guptas himself.
National Treasury and the Reserve Bank only realised in 2017 that the municipal deposits into VBS Mutual Bank were illegal, former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has said.
The commission offers all South Africans the opportunity to reset our national priorities and to develop a resolution about required character of citizenship and political leadership, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Nhlanhla Nene's resignation injects an all-too-rare dose of liability and culpability into our political discourse and represents an important new flank for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s much-vaunted ‘new dawn’ of governance.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that former central bank governor, Tito Mboweni will replace Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
Mcebisi Jonas has declined an offer from President Cyril Ramaphosa to replace current finance minister Nhlanhla Nene, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Nene's account of how Zuma attempted to force the nuclear deal during a meeting at a Brics summit in Russia was every bit as riveting as any scene in Woodward's book, writes Pieter du Toit.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is expected to reveal how he was "pressured" by former president Jacob Zuma to approve a nuclear deal when he testifies before the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane told reporters Cabinet’s interventions aimed at clawing SA out of its latest recession would take shape after its upcoming investment and job summits.
Public Investment Corporation CEO Dan Matjila will know his fate by the end of the week, when Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene concludes a review of allegations against him.
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