It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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Deputy President David Mabuza will become acting president if President Cyril Ramaphosa falls ill to the coronavirus, like British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has done. His ascension to the top job could change the country's whole political dynamic, writes Pieter du Toit.
The utility has 800 managers who earn more than R2 million a year.
While Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts is "alive to the prevailing realities" at SAA, chairperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa says it is non-negotiable that the airline must hand over its financial statements.
President Cyril Ramaphosa should quickly correct his mistakes. And he needs to quicken his consultation processes, which do not necessarily have to yield consensus or please everyone before he takes decisions, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Eskom has confirmed the authenticity of a document purporting to be the resignation letter that outgoing Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President David Mabuza and Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan.
The flag carrier was placed into business rescue in early December.
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.
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.
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.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said she is not intending to comment on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's 'frivolous' court challenge.
A decade ago, South Africa deftly negotiated the global financial crisis thanks to good governance and effective decision-making. But the spread of Covid-19 has exposed the country, and sees the convergence of three major crises for President Cyril Ramaphosa, writes Pieter du Toit.
In this edition of Frontline, News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson dissects #Budget2020 with Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. Joining them for the panel discussion in Cape Town is Nazmeera Moola, the head of investments at Investec Asset Management, and Cosatu's parliamentary coordinator, Matthew Parks.
The state-owned freight rail company has hit back at reports that conflict with Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan lies at the heart of a delay in appointing a permanent head.
Mabuza's resignation was announced on Friday evening, after he wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza acknowledging that Eskom failed to honour its commitment avoid loadshedding until 13 January.
"The conduct of the task team tells us to jump off the nearest cliff," fumed Scopa chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa.
The ANC is not happy with a recent survey that measures the popularity of politicians among South Africans.
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.
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?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the "extraordinary attack" EFF leader Julius Malema launched on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
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