Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
Morning clouds. Mild.
Eskom's inability to deliver electricity supply during Spring is cause for concern, according to a tax expert.
A wage freeze at all levels of the state should be considered, says David Masondo.
Confidence increased from its lowest level in more than three decades in September.
Renaissance Capital, which has correctly predicted eight sovereign rating decisions since May, is calling a downgrade to junk for SA next month.
The Finance Minister's ideas will get SA back on track, so why does he stand alone? asks Phumlani Majozi.
The ANC's head of economic transformation Enoch Godongwana says that funding plans for Eskom still need to be finalised and are likely to be announced at the mini budget.
It could be one of the most important since the introduction of the mini budget in 1997.
Eskom has shortlisted three candidates for chief executive officer to lead the loss-making utility out of its debt crisis.
The last time SA came to the Eurobond market was in May 2018.
Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed his department is facing compulsory budget cuts.
A budget shortfall at Statistics South Africa could have a negative impact on the quality of official statistics for the country, Parliament has warned.
Eskom’s net loss after tax went up to R21bn from R2.3bn in the previous year.
The botched development of the two mammoth coal-fired power stations has haunted the country for the past decade.
The government will have to make some decisions by October 30, when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is due to deliver his mid-term budget policy statement .
Government is pushing coal producers to cut prices to help save struggling power utility Eskom.
There’s still a month to go until Moody’s Investors Service reviews South Africa’s sovereign rating, but foreign investors aren’t taking chances.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni warned that Eskom's debt is now the same size as SA's mining and agriculture sectors, combined.
The economy hasn’t expanded at more than 2% since 2013.
The country is back in the Eurobond market for the first time since May last year.
State-owned enterprises cannot be rescued without strategic partnerships, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has said, adding that bold and decisive action is needed.
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