Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
Morning clouds. Cool.
The more business owners emigrate, the worse the consequences for job creation, says Solly Moeng.
We need a government which says what it means and does what it says, and not a government that speaks with a forked tongue where our economic policy is framed by who they are addressing, writes Herman Mashaba.
The only way to fix Eskom is to fix the people who work there. Until we have one, legitimate and universally accepted view of the true state of affairs at the utility, more lies will be told, and swords be fallen on, writes Adriaan Basson.
Let's hope the 2020s mark a true new beginning, starting with the reform of state-owned enterprises, says Solly Moeng.
The president, in his weekly newsletter, says the state will not allow state-owned entities to fail and would take 'all necessary steps – even drastic ones – to restore them to health'.
Eskom’s bonds, rated deep junk, are the gift that keeps on giving.
The standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) says the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has failed South Africa, rejected a report by South African Express and raised concerns about Alexkor.
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has thrown its weight behind a call to give the ministry more authority over South Africa's state-owned entities, recommending that a bill that would give it more oversight be fast-tracked.
SABC board chair Bongumusa Makhathini says that 72c for TV licences per day is not expensive, and the public can afford to pay R1 for a licence.
Members of the National Assembly on Tuesday debated government's proposal to investigate prescribed assets as an option to drive development in the country.
The battle to remove Gordhan and ultimately President Cyril Ramaphosa from office is in full swing and led by rogues like Mosebenzi Zwane, writes Adriaan Basson.
Freeing Eskom from the grip of the ANC-led government could also have implications on the behaviour of the private sector which could gain massive power through which to subvert the transformation agenda of the ANC, writes Ralph Mathekga.
It has been made abundantly clear by many informed observers that the parlous state Eskom finds itself in is due in large measure to political interference, mismanagement, poor maintenance, and an opaque business model that has allowed for the infestation of graft in procurement, investment, construction and contracts, writes Ghaleb Cachalia
The presence of Cyril Ramaphosa's leadership should be felt even in his absence. It's time he began to take decisive decisions on his advisors and political appointees, who, in turn, must deal with the relevant technocrats, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
It seems the one thing government has become better at, is taking our money, says Ferial Haffajee.
In its 2019 election manifesto the ANC said it would investigate the prescribed assets.
Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) is being investigated for suspect payments related to work carried out by the Swiss industrial giant for embattled power utility Eskom.
Prasa has placed a number of executives and senior officials on suspension in recent months, but on Tuesday the board announced the appointment of two executives.
In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard.
Prasa has appointed a permanent chief financial officer, the first since 2014.
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