Its goals, management, source of funds and who will cover any losses are key questions that have to be raised.
Gas and renewables are expected to be Africa's two major sources of energy growth, but it depends on fixing an energy sector that is poor in supply.
The country will be looking to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and the treasury for budget speech reassurance about government's financial management.
New governor designate of the SA Reserve Bank, Lesetja Kganyago, will have to deal with steadily rising inflation and lacklustre economic growth.
Green power is coming on stream, but it is not without quite a few teething problems.
The state has announced a rescue package for struggling power supplier Eskom. But experts fear it could mean further credit rating downgrades for SA.
A surprise widening of the current account deficit has been attributed to the high volume of imports and dividend and interest payments.
The Reserve Bank's probe into the collapse of the unsecured lender will include the possibility of intentional fraud.
Cushioned by the loyalty of its customer base at the top end of the market, the retailer is eyeing new horizons.
The evolution of peer-to-peer lending platforms has given small businesses another way to access financing despite renewed lending scrutiny.