Eskom seeks contempt of court order against Trillian for its failure to pay the power utility - report

2020-01-27 09:09

Eskom has gone to court to ask for a contempt of court order against state capture-linked Trillian Management Consulting, which has allegedly failed to pay back a cent of the money it owes the power utility.

Ramaphosa vows no more poorly-qualified people in key state posts - even if they're politically connected

2020-01-20 12:49

While struggling state-owned enterprises such as Eskom and SAA are diminishing the state's capacity, the practice of parachuting poorly qualified, but politically connected, people into key positions will come to an end, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa's special leave extended for one more week

2020-01-06 15:19

Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa will hear his fate when the DA's federal executive committee meets in two weeks, according to Gauteng leader John Moodey.

5 things to watch out for in Parliament in 2020

2020-01-05 10:00

Another turbulent year is expected for Parliament. Here are five of the issues the national legislature will grapple with this year.

Acsa gets new CEO after more than a year

2019-12-18 19:56

Nompumelelo Mpofu has been appointed as new CEO of Airports Company South Africa with effect from February 1, 2020.

Public Protector probes Sassa manager for alleged abuse of state funds and power

2019-11-25 06:01

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is probing allegations of improper conduct at the South African Social Security Agency in Gauteng, for the alleged misuse of state funds, the abuse of power, and victimisation.

People of Alexandra are not living in inhumane conditions - Mashatile to Alexandra inquiry

2019-11-20 12:06

ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile says Alexandra residents are not living in inhumane conditions, although he acknowledges that the area has challenges.

Manner in which Mkhwebane handled CR17, 'rogue unit' complaints 'extremely unusual' - axed Public Protector COO

2019-11-10 11:24

Axed Public Protector South Africa COO, Basani Baloyi, says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, as well as CEO Vussy Mahlangu, acted unconstitutionally during investigations of certain complaints.

Ignore sustainable investment at your own Peril

2019-11-06 17:17

Despite scepticism from some in the investment world, the advantages of sustainable investing are becoming increasingly clear. Companies and fund managers that lack focus on environmental, social and governance issues will suffer – as proven by the recent failings of some corporate giants. And those that incorporate ESG strategy into their decisions often achieve better returns.

'It takes long hours and effort, but it is possible' – Harry Malila's journey from the Cape Flats to becoming Western Cape director general

2019-10-24 07:54

From growing up in the streets of one of the city's poorer communities to holding the most senior position in the Western Cape Government administration, Harry Malila knows the ills plaguing the Cape Flats.


Comair appoints 4 new board members after old guard exits

2020-01-21 20:57

Comair has made some strategic new appointments following a number of resignations, including of some long-serving directors.

DA lays fraud charges against ANC Tshwane leaders over 'forged' signatures as council battle continues

2020-01-13 14:26

The DA has laid charges of fraud against the leadership of the ANC in Tshwane, accusing them of forging the signatures of at least seven of its own councillors in a bid to hold a special council sitting to hear a motion of no confidence against Stevens Mokgalapa.

5 things on De Ruyter's to-do list as he starts at Eskom

2020-01-06 14:26

As Andre de Ruyter makes his official start at debt-ridden Eskom, energy experts agree that no one person can solve the power utility's problems - and it will require a collective effort by all stakeholders to turn the ship around.

If 2019 was a bad year for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, 2020 could be worse

2020-01-01 09:52

While Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane weathered many a storm in 2019, there are dark clouds on the horizon for 2020.

Mcebisi Jonas officially begins new role as MTN board chair

2019-12-18 17:53

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has officially stepped into his new role as MTN board chairperson.

Government gets an F for ethics in new report

2019-11-21 18:15

Within national government, just 14% of chief audit executives said ethics were important in their organisation, while local municipality scored the lowest of all sectors in terms of compliance, according to the latest Corporate Governance Index.

SIU Special Tribunal receives first cases in bid to claw back SA's 'stolen' billions

2019-11-11 15:01

The SIU's Special Tribunal has announced that it has received its first batch of cases to commence with civil proceedings against government departments and state organs in an effort to recover the billions looted from the state.

Crisis at Wonderboom National Airport: Embezzlement, broken hangars and the missing R3m lift

2019-11-08 06:33

A report to the City of Tshwane council has detailed devastating irregularities which have all but crippled the Wonderboom National Airport.

Concerns raised about long tenure of Comair directors

2019-11-05 20:16

Concerns were raised at Comair's annual general meeting about the long tenure of board members.

We need a new electoral system to transform SA - Mcebisi Jonas

2019-10-23 22:11

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas says South Africa needs a new electoral system to transform itself.

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