In the absence of a credible opposition party to challenge the ANC, perhaps the IMF is best placed to help the party, writes Ayabulela Dlakavu.
The probe concerns the sale of 10.3 million barrels of oil by the Strategic Fuel Fund in late 2015 when global oil prices were at a historic low.
New trade union federation Saftu and opposition parties Cope and the DA are jubilant about a court ruling setting aside government's initial plans to procure nuclear energy.
Former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has created many nuclear hurdles that will help opponents of the procurement programme.
Former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has joined Dipuo Peters and Mcebisi Jonas in resigning from Parliament, after they lost their jobs in the recent Cabinet reshuffle.
A nuclear agreement with Russia has far-reaching consequences for the budget the Western Cape High Court heard.
The City of Cape Town plans to take Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to court for the right to buy power directly from alternative energy suppliers, instead of Eskom.
The groups taking the Department of Energy to court over the nuclear procurement programme claim its decision to make Eskom the nuclear procurer was unlawful.
Eskom’s bid to kick start the nuclear procurement programme has hit a speed bump when it postponed issuing the request for information.
A new nuclear determination that is about to be gazetted could delay the court challenge from environmentalists against the Department of Energy, the High Court has heard.
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has indicated that the nuclear new build programme will start coming online by 2026 and that renewable energy cannot be unconstrained.
The Central Energy Fund board chairperson says the fund is still calculating how much SA lost when 10.3 million barrels from its strategic fuel reserve were sold off in 2015.
The Western Cape High Court will today deliver judgment in the nuclear court case brought by two organisations against government.
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan won’t resign as an MP - at least not before this month’s debate of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says the impasse between Eskom and IPPs has been removed, and agreements for renewable energy will be signed in the near future.
The government does not understand why everybody is picking on its agreement with Russia to possibly supply the country with nuclear power infrastructure, a high court has heard.
Christopher Forlee has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.
Eskom says it will release its request for information for the nuclear procurement programme by tonight or latest tomorrow.
The Department of Energy has published a government gazette which officially moves the procurer of nuclear energy from the department to power utility Eskom.
South Africa is currently adding electricity to the national grid, which is more than what is required, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.
The nuclear energy bill is symptomatic of a new era of kleptocracy where SA's future interests are sacrificed on the altar of greed and self-interest, says an analyst.
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