Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
The United National Transport Union has called on government to stop taking money from one state-owned company to finance another.
Workers must fight to get shares in the SOEs alongside private sector players and the state in a shareholding system that balances the commercial imperative and general wellbeing of the economy, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker has admitted taking millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of a scam that involved as much as $2bn in loans to Mozambique state-owned companies.
The "moral hazard" posed by poor governance at SOEs must be addressed, says Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan.
Government guarantees backing investments in state-owned enterprises can be made meaningless by bad governance, the chair of the Government Employees Pension Fund has warned.
Eskom's proposed new structure is "considerably more positive" than previously expected, according to Johann Els, Chief Economist at Old Mutual Investment Group.
Don't hold your breath for Eskom restructuring as a solution, says Ferial Haffajee.
According to a regional branch of NUM, workers at Eskom will strike during election week over the possible sale of shares and planned job cuts at the power utility.
"It is just too big to allow it to disintegrate, and fixing all these pieces will be costlier than trying to reform it," the bank’s country director for SA said at a media briefing in Johannesburg.
Cabinet has approved the appointment of Daniel du Toit as the new group chief executive officer for state-owned arms manufacturer Denel.
Trade union Solidarity and lobby group AfriForum have asked Advocate Gerrie Nel to kick off the process to privately prosecute the former head of the power utility.
CEO turnover hit a record high of 17% in 2018, a PwC study has found.
The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises wants lifestyle audits on all board members of state-owned enterprises, as well as director-generals.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says that a lender has come to the assistance of state-owned arms manufacturer Denel, and full salaries will be paid to all its employees.
Having no policy white paper on Eskom makes for a huge credibility problem for Treasury to deal with in Budget 2019, says Peter Attard Montalto of Intellidex.
New pressures on Eskom’s generation plant performance and energy availability factor are being experienced at Medupi, Kusile and several other coal-fired power stations, as a key Eskom contractor and service provider runs into severe financial difficulties.
There has been much media speculation on the pending restructuring and unbundling of Eskom. President Cyril Ramaphosa will likely shed some light in this regard in the SONA on Thursday.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said the fiscus does not have room for "endless bailouts".
Fixing public procurement in SA means fixing the broken systems that allowed the damage to occur, says Peter Volmink.
No wonder there's resentment over SOE bailouts when ordinary people bear the brunt of healthcare that relies on the contents of bank accounts, says Terry Bell.
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