Bad governance can undo govt guarantees of SOE investments - pension fund chair

2019-04-04 05:00

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.

New Eskom structure 'more positive than expected' – Old Mutual Investment Group

2019-02-09 12:45

Eskom's proposed new structure is "considerably more positive" than previously expected, according to Johann Els, Chief Economist at Old Mutual Investment Group.

Ferial Haffajee: You are going to pay more for Eskom’s capture – and it’s not going to be broken up anytime soon

2019-02-07 13:36

Don't hold your breath for Eskom restructuring as a solution, says Ferial Haffajee.

NUM calls for Eskom strike during election week

2019-01-30 12:10

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.

World Bank says Eskom simply too big to fail

2019-01-22 14:01

"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.

SAAB Medav's Danie du Toit appointed as new Denel boss

2018-12-20 16:54

Cabinet has approved the appointment of Daniel du Toit as the new group chief executive officer for state-owned arms manufacturer Denel.

Gama 'hears from media' he was fired as Transnet CEO

2018-10-21 18:09

Siyabonga Gama's contract as Transnet CEO has been terminated the state-owned enterprises' chair Dr Popo Molefe tells Fin24.

Futuregrowth's Canter on lessons learnt from SOE lending saga

2018-08-27 20:08

Investors have a key role to play in protecting the governance of state-owned entities in SA, says Andrew Canter, chief investment officer of Futuregrowth.

Stable SOE governance vital for SA's energy certainty, says Jeff Radebe

2018-05-10 13:00

As part of bringing certainty to the energy sector, Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe intends to ensure stable governance at state-owned enterprises.

Eskom in court bid to recover R1.3bn from McKinsey and Trillian

2018-04-13 14:30

Eskom says it has approached the court in a bid to recover money from global consultancy McKinsey, and is looking into ways of recovering money from Gupta-linked company Trillian.


Eskom bailout key for Budget 2019, but what about other SOEs?

2019-02-15 08:07

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.

Special report: New pressures on Eskom’s plant performance as contract workers down tools

2019-02-07 16:08

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.

Chris Yelland: Managing hopes and fears around restructuring Eskom

2019-02-05 19:15

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.

Gordhan on Eskom: No room for 'endless bailouts'

2019-01-29 20:54

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has said the fiscus does not have room for "endless bailouts".

Stopping the rot: Don’t blame the mouse, blame the hole in the wall

2019-01-14 20:45

Fixing public procurement in SA means fixing the broken systems that allowed the damage to occur, says Peter Volmink.

INSIDE LABOUR: A classic case of economic ill health

2018-11-02 10:04

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.

Transnet head Gama given notice of termination, board confirms

2018-09-27 19:04

The Transnet Board has confirmed Transnet group chief executive Siyabonga Gama was given notice of termination, with ten days to justify why he should not be axed.

Mohale: New Transnet board must be 'unimpeachable'

2018-05-16 15:38

BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale has urged Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to ensure members of the new Transnet board have a diverse range of skills.

R1m Denel bursary to Supra's son: Solidarity threatens action

2018-04-15 18:54

Solidarity has warned that it won’t hesitate to take action against any state owned enterprise squandering tax-payers money, following revelations that Denel paid a bursary of more than R1m to the son of North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Will Eskom, Transnet investigation have enough capacity, expertise? - civil watchdog

2018-04-06 18:16

Hopefully the Special Investigation Unit has sufficient capacity and expertise assigned to its investigations of Eskom and Transnet, says OUTA.

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