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23 Jun 2017
 
 
If Koko returns, it won’t be as acting CEO, Brown avers, as she unveils interim board
ESKOM
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on the new interim leadership of embattled power utility Eskom to give priority attention to addressing the management of contracts, conflicts of...
 
 
22 Jun 2017
 
Stop lying about me, Zuma tells Maimane
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday said he knows of no transaction of any members of his family related to South Africa’s envisaged nuclear build programme. “I know nothing,” Zuma said in the...
 
 
dti: Youth have critical role to play in radical economic transformation
STATEMENT
The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe says the young people of South Africa have a critical role to play in concerted efforts to achieve radical economic transformation...
 
 
Zuma to face state capture, resignation questions in Parliament
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma is due to face some tough questions on Thursday during his quarterly appearance in Parliament to answer questions from Members of Parliament (MPs). MP's are expected to focus...
 
 
21 Jun 2017
 
DA: Manny de Freitas says ACSA Board reappointments linked to state-capture project
STATEMENT
Documents leaked to the DA reveal that Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has written to ACSA (Airports Company South Africa) Board members who had been axed earlier this year by the previous...
 
 
GCIS: Energy Minister Kubayi participated at the 9th International Forum ATOMEXPO
STATEMENT
Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi led the South African delegation to the 9th International Forum ATOMEXPO at Moscow in Russia from the 19th to the 21 where she participated in commissions as well as held...
 
 
14 Jun 2017
 
 
 
NPC commissioner calls for energy-planning overhaul
ENERGY PLANNING
A member of the National Planning Commission (NPC) has pointed to serious shortcomings in South Africa’s current energy planning processes and has called for future plans, including the highly...
 
 
13 Jun 2017
 
Storms in Cape fail to stem water shortages
WATER
South Africa's tourist capital Cape Town remains gripped by critical water shortages despite being lashed by torrential rains last week in the region's worst storm in 30 years, officials said on...
 
 
12 Jun 2017
 
 
 
Renewable energy eclipsing coal – Fieldstone
COAL
Renewable energy is very rapidly ousting coal, which could present a blow to Botswana, which has been pinning its hopes on coal replacing the static diamond industry as its new platform for...
 
 
08 Jun 2017
 
NUM: Piet Matosa: Address by NUM President, during the Central Committee meeting, St Georges Hotel, Irene, Pretoria (08/06/2017)
Topics
Comrades, and friends, let me welcome you all to this important gathering of NUM, our member’s parliament. We shall be guided by the theme ‘Recruit, Fight Retrenchments, Assess and Forge Unity’ in...
 
 
02 Jun 2017
 
Gigaba questions #GuptaEmails credibility
POLITICS
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Friday insisted that he has done nothing wrong, questioning the credibility of the highly-publicised, leaked tranche of emails which implicate him in intimate...
 
 
31 May 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, during the Presidency budget vote debate, National Assembly, Cape Town (31/05/2017)
Topics
Our primary goal as government is to make South Africa a better place to live in for all, and in particular to improve the quality of life of the poor and the working class.
 
 
DPE: Lynne Brown: Address by Minister of Public Enterprises, to the Select Committee on Communication and Public Enterprises, Parliament, Cape Town (31/05/2017)
Topics
Five weeks ago, I poked my nose into a hornet’s nest at Eskom when I instructed the Board to reconsider its proposed pension pay-out of R30m to Mr Brian Molefe.
 
 
26 May 2017
 
Why no lift-off for Africa’s branch of the BRICS bank?
SAIIA
The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) would open its Africa Regional Centre (ARC) in Johannesburg in March 2016, South Africa’s then finance minister Pravin Gordhan confidently announced in February...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Betrayal of a Promise
RECOMMENDATION
This report suggests South Africa has experienced a silent coup that has removed the ANC from its place as the primary force for transformation in society. Four public moments define this new era:...
 
 
 
                       
 
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