The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
It has been said that the only thing that’s worse than losing a government tender in South Africa is winning the tender, says Peter Volmink.
There is no room for a 'winner takes all' mentality in South Africa if its economy is to recover, writes Solly Moeng.
Labour relations can become a hindrance to progress if they are governed by mistrust and ideological warfare. But if trust, responsibility and clear rules reign, like in Germany, it can shape a country's social progress, writes Martin Schäfer.
SAA has eaten itself up. A badly treated passenger does not come back, says Ferial Haffajee.
PetroSA acting CEO Bongani Siyadini says a farmout contract between the state oil company and Rosgeo has taken longer than usual to finalise.
Recruitment group Adcorp has appointed Talib Sadik as interim chief financial officer.
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.
Our leaders cannot expect respect if they fail to show appreciation for their own self-worth and don't reject deals with others that seek to subjugate their country to the will of others, writes Solly Moeng.
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises said in its newly released oversight report into state-owned companies that South African parastatals were still reeling from the effects of state capture and would need support from the Department of Public Enterprises.
On Wednesday and Thursday, 70 cabin crew returned to work. "A quarter of one's salary is not an insignificant amount of money," SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali told Fin24.
Turnaround plans had virtually no impact for ailing parastatals, whose financial health "remained under significant pressure", the Auditor-General has found.
Unions and the airline's leadership are still unable to find common ground.
Transnet Chairman Popo Molefe has made commitments that show that the state-owned logistics company could improve governance faster than skeptics would have it, says Vuslat Bayoglu.
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.
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