Jan Cronje

Fin24 Journalist based in Cape Town.

BUSA, Sacci at odds over petition to remove Mkhwebane as Public Protector

In a statement issued on Wednesday, BUSA said Mkhwebane is not "competently and fairly" upholding the Constitution

Molefe did not get approval for massive Transnet locomotive price hike, inquiry hears

The 1 064 locomotives were meant to upgrade and modernise Transnet's fleet, but the contract has been dogged by allegations of corruption

Kganyago again slams Public Protector in speech on central bank independence

The Reserve Bank governor was in Washington to deliver a speech on central bank independence at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Survé compares Sagarmatha to Uber, says it would have been valued at $10bn

Iqbal Survé, on Tuesday claimed that bad press from rival media houses scuppered the listing of Sagarmatha Technologies on the JSE and the NYSE

Survé set to testify at PIC inquiry

Survé is expected to testify after Kuben Naidoo, the deputy governor of the South Africa Reserve Bank

Eskom ‘misled’ treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract

According to testimony before the Zondo commission, Eskom appears to have misled treasury about the quality of coal from a Gupta-owned coal mine

Mboweni’s Budget shows further erosion in SA’s fiscal strength — Moody’s

Moody's currently has South Africa's debt at Baa3 with a stable outlook, one notch above junk status

Nersa to begin hearings on electricity tariffs

Over the course of three weeks, Nersa will hold hearings on what the debt-laden power utility

JSE fines Pepkor Holdings R5m for breaches of listing requirements

The JSE says the company had not disclosed certain financial information about loans in its pre-listing statement

Public Protector subpoenas Gordhan over case dropped in 2016

PP investigation will focus on the early retirement of former Sars official Ivan Pillay and his subsequent re-employment by the tax agency

Nene: Recession a risk for tax revenues

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said it would be hard for government to implement ambitious social security programmes without growing tax revenues

Sars inquiry resumes, three senior officials set to give evidence

The inquiry has a broad mandate to investigate issues of corporate governance and allegations of misconduct at the revenue collection agency

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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