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.

Proxy war between Gordhan and Mkhwebane a zero-sum game

2019-05-29 08:17

The raging conflict between Pravin Gordhan and Busisiwe Mkhwebane isn’t really about the inane issue of a pension grant. It's about the resistance against government-wide reforms that President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to implement and that Gordhan is tasked with leading.

These are the balls Ramaphosa will have to juggle ahead of Cabinet announcement

2019-05-27 09:59

While President Cyril Ramaphosa is officially the man in charge at the Union Buildings, ascending to power 20 years after he was last touted for the Presidency, there won't be any time for him to bask in any glory.

Eskom gets R17.7bn of planned support

2019-04-18 21:27

Eskom has received R17.7bn of planned financial support from the country’s National Treasury

Who's really in charge in SA?

2019-01-27 08:19

Can South Africa chart its course into the future on its own terms, or are our leaders rolling out the red carpet for ordinary South Africans to be walked over? asks Khulekani Magubane.

Gordhan says he was unaware of Nene's meetings with the Gupta family

2019-01-21 18:58

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.

Eskom is said to extend job cuts beyond top tier of management

2019-01-04 18:26

Eskom will extend its strategy of trimming top executive positions to include lower ranking managers and finally the general workforce, according to a person familiar with the plans.

SAA one of the big casualties of state capture - Gordhan

2018-11-28 22:30

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament that the next four months at SAA will be critical in determining whether the airline can return to its former glory as a national carrier.

Five parting shots from Gordhan at the Zondo commission

2018-11-21 22:01

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan concluded his evidence to the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture by denying allegations against him and his family, and calling his detractors political opportunists.

8 things to know about Gordhan's first day at the state capture inquiry

2018-11-19 22:17

Denel, nuclear, hiring and firing all made an appearance in Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan's first day of testimony. Here is a roundup of eight key themes that emerged.


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.

Gordhan files review application, asks court to set aside Mkhwebane's report

2019-05-28 12:34

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has filed an application in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, asking that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into an alleged irregular a pension payment be set aside.

Public Protector grants Gordhan extension for 'rogue unit' submission

2019-04-23 18:29

The subpoena, which Fin24 has seen, stems from a complaint lodged by Floyd Shivambu, deputy president of the Economic Freedom Fighters, and other anonymous complainants.

How Gordhan's dismissal tested my judgement – Ramaphosa

2019-04-04 21:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the removal of then finance minister Pravin Gordhan by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was a time which tested his judgement.

India awards Gordhan for 'distinguished service'

2019-01-25 20:19

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has been named among the recipients of one of India's highest civilian offers.

Second member resigns from Ramaphosa's Eskom Task team

2019-01-10 09:11

A second member of President Cyril Ramaphosa's task team on Eskom has stepped down, the presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko confirmed.

Eskom says coal stocks have improved, but load shedding risk remains

2019-01-03 13:55

The state power utility says while it boosted coal stock levels and carried out maintenance at power stations over the festive period, but there's still no guarantee there won't be load shedding later in January.

Gordhan fed up with 'lies' & 'racism', lays charges against Malema

2018-11-26 10:10

Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is to lay charges against EFF leader Julius Malema.

From Bell Pottinger to street politics, here are 6 key quotes from Gordhan's testimony to Zondo

2018-11-20 21:00

After a fairly uneventful appearance on Monday, Gordhan's second day of testimony was all about defending himself from a number of allegations leveled against him in terms of his engagement with members of the Gupta family.

EFF reports Gordhan to Public Protector after his statement to State Capture Commission leaks

2018-11-08 20:31

The EFF has lodged a complaint with Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane asking her to investigate Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for alleged violations of the executive ethics code.

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