The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
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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.
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.
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'.
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.
International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday.
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.
The SACP has reiterated its call for Parliament to institute an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
It's naïve to simplistically divide the ANC into "good guys" and "bad guys". Things are much more complex than that, writes Jeremy Cronin.
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.
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
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.
It's becoming increasingly clear that Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the Public Protector, is living on borrowed time.
The legal team adds that Gordhan doubts the Public Protector's "competence, integrity, legal literacy and Constitutional grasp of her powers, duties and functions".
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.
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.
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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