Ralph Mathekga: What potholes teach us about South Africa

2020-01-07 09:22

Our decisions regarding when to intervene in resolving problems in our society are driven by the needs of service providers, and not necessarily the need to roll out services efficiently and at less cost. We have allowed problems at Eskom and other areas to become crisis before we can intervene simply because crisis response benefits service providers, Ralph Mathekga.

Big buck Christmas

2016-12-11 14:19

Are you a tenderpreneur with big bucks but are stuck for a bit of Christmas shopping inspiration? There’s a whole lot you can get with a whole lot of money.

London’s top SA analyst: Tenderpreneurs, Gordhan and why Zuma isn’t trusted

2016-07-12 07:08

Nomura's Peter Attard Montalto shares how global investors read SA's political challenges, with corruption and tenderpreneurs now accepted as part of the reality.

Behind the Gordhan/Hawks battle

2016-03-16 07:52

The political story continues unfolding with both sides digging in. Next steps are likely to be legal and messy, says Nomura's Peter Attard Montalto.

From tenderpreneurs to tax - 13 tips for Nene

2015-02-16 15:11

A Fin24 user, who lives in rural Limpopo, makes an impassioned plea to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to clamp down on tenderpreneurship and corruption.

Eskom coughs up R1bn for labour broker

2014-11-30 21:00

In just five years, Eskom has spent at least R1bn of taxpayers’ money on a labour consultancy, court documents show.


Everything Ramaphosa does is to please white people - Malema

2017-07-25 17:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa does not qualify for South African tenders because "he is not black enough and he has done everything in his life to please white people", EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Gordhan plot all about power, SOEs and tenderpreneurs - economist

2016-08-25 06:49

The market reaction will be profound should President Jacob Zuma decide to push the reshuffle button which could see the exit of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, says an economist.

Team Pravin Gordhan just got stronger

2016-03-17 07:53

We are seeing a coordinated fight back by team Pravin Gordhan against the tenderpreneurs, says Nomura's emerging market economist Peter Attard Montalto.

Tenderpreneurs vs ANC: Who will win?

2016-03-08 09:42

There is a heated battle going on largely behind the scenes between the ANC's tenderpreneur camp and those who oppose them, says an economist.

Officials warned to stay away from tenders

2014-11-30 22:49

Members of the Mpumalanga executive have been warned not to get involved in tender processes as quotations for tenders are milking the government dry.

Rise of the pre-tenders

2013-09-26 07:34

An alarming new tenderpreneur generation awaits its turn, says Anton Ressel.

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