Cabinet expects Eskom paper within two weeks, says Minister Mthembu

2019-08-22 19:03

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu told reporters in Cape Town on Thursday that Cabinet expected to receive a paper detailing Eskom's outlook within the next two weeks, at Cabinet’s next meeting.

ANALYSIS: 'Inept and negligent' Mkhwebane causing serious damage to her office

2019-08-16 12:29

Inept, negligent and contemptuous of taxpayers. The credibility and reputation of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was on Thurday dealt another blow when the Gauteng High Court made a personal costs order against her – the second in as many weeks. A parliamentary inquiry cannot be far off.

WATCH: Pravin Gordhan is treated as being above the law - EFF

2019-08-08 13:45

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, spokesperson for the EFF, says Pravin Gordhan is treated as being above the law. He says the EFF is worried that the public protector's office is being stripped of its 'bite'.

AS IT HAPPENED | Judgment reserved, ruling expected next week

2019-08-01 09:54

The public protector is opposing the president's request to delay implementing remedial action against Minister Pravin Gordhan over a pension payout to the former SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010.

Lord Peter Hain: Investors bewildered by attacks on Gordhan, Ramaphosa

2019-07-31 16:52

International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday.

Duarte: ANC NEC will raise concerns over Mabuza dual role with Gordhan

2019-07-30 21:01

The appointment of Jabu Mabuza as interim executive chair for Eskom and acting CEO of Eskom Holdings was not discussed at the ANC NEC meeting over the weekend, the ruling party's deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has said.

Court judgment against Mkhwebane reaffirms SACP stance against her

2019-07-29 21:14

The SACP has reiterated its call for Parliament to institute an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office.

Gordhan vs Mkhwebane: Parliament will not take action against Gordhan yet

2019-07-29 17:18

Parliament will abide by the Gauteng High Court's ruling to suspend Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan pending a full review of her SARS report.

AS IT HAPPENED: Gordhan doubts Mkhwebane's integrity, legal literacy and Constitutional grasp - lawyers

2019-07-29 09:11

"The judgment confirms that a review of the Public Protector's report is no more than a Constitutional entitlement that all South Africans enjoy, including Minister Gordhan," his legal team said on Monday.

‘The EFF has pronounced on you’ - Julius Malema warns Pravin Gordhan

2019-07-27 20:30

EFF leader Julius Malema says many thought the party would be irrelevant after the departure of the former president after it “humbled him”, but it has continued growing.


Gordhan: Over R2.1bn recovered in overcoming the 'rot' of state capture

2019-08-21 10:29

So far the state has recovered more than R2.1bn lost through contracts awarded irregularly to entities doing business with state-owned enterprises, says Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Jeremy Cronin: No excuse for Zille's hatchet-job analysis of state capture

2019-08-14 05:00

It's naïve to simplistically divide the ANC into "good guys" and "bad guys". Things are much more complex than that, writes Jeremy Cronin.

Everything you need to know about Ramaphosa vs. Mkhwebane ahead of the court ruling

2019-08-08 08:17

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is set to rule on whether President Cyril Ramaphosa can await the outcome of a judicial review of adverse findings by the public protector in a case concerning Minister Pravin Gordha, before deciding how or whether to discipline him.

Mkhwebane and Ramaphosa to square off in court over Gordhan

2019-08-01 08:08

The matter relates to a report issued by the Public Protector in late May, which found that the then finance minister was not authorised to approve the early retirement with full benefits of ex-SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010

Corruption behind Eskom's 800% loss – DA

2019-07-31 13:24

Eskom on Tuesday posted a R20.7bn loss for the 2018/19 financial year, this is 800% more than the R2.3bn loss reported in the previous financial year.

ANALYSIS: Brutal battering for Mkhwebane as court gives her short shrift

2019-07-30 05:00

It's becoming increasingly clear that Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the Public Protector, is living on borrowed time.

High court ruling affirms Gordhan's rights, says legal team

2019-07-29 18:55

The legal team adds that Gordhan doubts the Public Protector's "competence, integrity, legal literacy and Constitutional grasp of her powers, duties and functions".

Gordhan's lawyer: 'We are soldiering on'

2019-07-29 15:00

Now that a court has interdicted the Public Protector's remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, his legal team will be working on submissions for a court review on the report.

High Court to rule on Gordhan-Mkhwebane legal battle

2019-07-29 07:26

Judge Sulet Potterill will hand down her decision at 09:30 on whether a remedial action by Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan should be suspended.

Criticism of Mkhwebane highlights a harsh truth

2019-07-26 11:28

The popular readings of the Mkhwebane situation fail to remember the Marxist lesson that in a capitalist society hegemonic views represent the interests of the ruling class. And in South Africa the ruling class is unmistakably white, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

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