Public service is a call to serve people

2018-09-16 10:29

Public service originates from the need to serve the people. The people choose a government to run public affairs on their behalf and for their benefit, writes Sisa Mlisana.

No additional nuclear in SA's electricity plan, government punts renewable energy

2018-08-27 10:08

Minster of Energy Jeff Radebe has gazetted the long-awaited Integrated Resources Plan and the public have 60 days to comment.

ANC's obsession with the cookie jar

2018-08-13 12:15

There are two interesting developments that should worry those monitoring government's ability to manage public funds properly, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Gigaba appoints Thulani Mavuso as Home Affairs' acting director general

2018-07-30 15:09

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced the appointment of Thulani Mavuso as the acting director general of the department.

ESIDIMENI SAGA IS NOT OVER

2018-06-19 14:00

ACCORDING to the Gauteng government, new Life Esidimeni claimants have come forward.

Land reform and the housing backlog

2018-05-11 11:34

Measured in quantitative terms, the government’s housing achievements since 1994 have probably been its biggest success story. Has the time has arrived for a change of strategy with the focus now on land reform?

Govt funds helped keep Eskom liquid, committee hears

2018-04-27 12:47

Eskom said government lifelines helped improve its financial performance, as it accounted to Parliament on the impact of the funds it received for recapitalisation and debt relief.

Can Pravin fix SA’s shambolic parastatals?

2018-03-28 15:47

The new public enterprises minister has a massive task ahead of him: Turning money pits such as Eskom and Denel around. Those in the know believe that replacing executives and board members won't do the trick.

Ramaphosa's tough task: getting everyone to work together

2018-02-23 08:34

If Ramaphosa wants to be a successful consensus-building leader, he would have to craft a swift give-and-take strategy to ensure buy-in among all key stakeholders on key national issues, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

New global model for engagement could bolster business

2018-02-08 09:48

Business will increasingly have a more meaningful role to play in the future of society.

 

How corporates keep their hands clean

2018-09-14 11:13

Despite spectacular leaks of documents detailing the scale of the use of tax havens in the past couple of years, there appears to be little will on the part of governments to crack down on the secrecy they offer companies, wealthy individuals and criminals.

Business should fund media like they fund political parties - CEO

2018-08-15 16:17

Business could not afford to be complicit in the face of media facing crackdowns and financial troubles, says the CEO of 10X Investments.

Govt considering laying off 30 000 public servants - report

2018-08-10 14:08

Government may lay off 30 000 public servants in an effort to cut costs, according to a report in the Mail & Guardian.

Here's how to do business with the government, and get paid

2018-07-13 15:10

New regulations make it easier to do business with government.

Ramaphosa: Govt department size under review, will be done by 2019

2018-05-28 15:06

The president, in a written response to a parliamentary question, has said that the process of reviewing the size of national government departments is under way.

Why being corrupt is harder than you think – and why that should worry you

2018-05-02 08:46

A red tape forest of rules has been created to prevent corruption in government. This is why I am amazed at how people get away with corruption in South Africa, writes Helen Zille.

Can Pravin fix SA’s shambolic parastatals?

2018-04-02 14:58

The new public enterprises minister has a massive task ahead of him: Turning money pits such as Eskom and Denel around. Those in the know believe that replacing executives and board members won't do the trick.

Outsiders knocking on SA’s door to learn from Nedlac successes - Ramaphosa

2018-03-14 16:25

South Africa is an old hand when it comes to different social partners collaborating to reach solutions to problems, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

10 things Ramaphosa should do immediately

2018-02-15 09:01

President-in-waiting Cyril Ramaphosa will have no chill after being sworn in as head of state on Thursday. We came up with a list of ten things Ramaphosa should immediately do to set the right tone and show that he is not only a man of words, but action.

Stronger rand signals room for rate cut - economists

2018-01-03 15:03

The rand’s recent rally in the last weeks of December has provided relief for petrol users, and could possibly signal interest rate cuts, according to economists.

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