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Analysis Lynley Donnelly

Analysis Lynley Donnelly

    Dames quits incomplete Medupi
    Dames quits incomplete Medupi
    Three short years at the helm. This is all it took for outgoing chief executive officer Brian Dames to bring his decades-long career at national...
    Eskom tries to dodge air controls
    Eskom tries to dodge air controls
    South Africa's electricity behemoth told the country this week that emissions from its Kriel power station will not meet the limits of a new...
    Infrastructure Bill finds no favour
    Infrastructure Bill finds no favour
    Delays in rolling out critical infrastructure have come back to bite the country, with Eskom asking its major customers to cut 10% of their...
    G20 needs input from poorer countries on tax issues
    G20 needs input from poorer countries on tax issues
    Profit shifting and base erosion have been watchwords of the G20 this year. But room for input from the countries most affected by these...
    Bill could hit petroleum sector hard
    Bill could hit petroleum sector hard
    The changes proposed in amendments to South Africa's minerals and petroleum legislation have set big industry's teeth on edge.
    No one happy over Youth Wage Bill
    No one happy over Youth Wage Bill
    After three years of acrimonious debate, which, lest we forget, spilled on to the streets of Johannesburg and led to clashes between Cosatu and...
    Waste at heart of water wrangle
    Waste at heart of water wrangle
    Early this year a company called Waterfund signed an agreement with IBM to develop the world’s first water cost index.
    Gas changes the energy landscape
    Gas changes the energy landscape
    The potential of shale gas has crept back into the public awareness, along with associated fears, after Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe told...
    Too early to draw conclusions from polling data
    Too early to draw conclusions from polling data
    The first wave of reading the polling tea leaves, so to speak, has come and gone with the release in recent weeks of preliminary analyses and...
    Medupi risks impacting Dames's fate
    Medupi risks impacting Dames's fate
    Medupi power station's delivery timeline is at serious risk, the power system is operating on paper-thin margins and the national energy...