Lester Kiewit

Lester Kiewit is a Reporter, Journalist, and Broadcaster.

Gang-affected Cape Flats residents shoot down Armed Forces Day

Some have criticised the South African National Defence Force showcase

Budget notes from the bathroom

Run your home like a country and you’ll soon learn how to hold the government accountable

Mboweni’s ‘lipstick’ budget deceives voters — opposition

The finance minister’s budget was not well received in some quarters

A ruskansie by any other name

Tiep, snooze, doss, lala — or simply call it load-shedding, the visitation of Brian Molefe’s spirit

Eskom will get another bailout

Rescue plans will be detailed in the budget speech and the utility will be split into three state entities

EFF calls on Gordhan to resign over Eskom blunders

The Red Berets say the public enterprises minister was a member of the Cabinet which led to Eskom’s failure

Gordhan promises action to keep the lights on

During the Sona debate, the public enterprises minister outlined the steps being taken to halt load-shedding

Rolling blackouts cast shadow over Sona debate

While opposition parties focused on the power cuts, ANC legislators stuck shining a spotlight on the positive aspects of Ramaphosa’s speech

MPs to tackle Ramaphosa Sona speech

Two days have been set aside for legislators to either critique or applaud President Ramaphosa's Sona speech

Point of order, Madam Speaker!

If there ever was an introduction to Baleka Mbete, it is the ritual during five stormy years in office

Idle MPs likely to turn Parliament into battleground

Little work will get done but the next few months in Parliament are certainly set to be lively

Sona protestors out early to get their voices heard

Various groups are picketing in hopes of getting President Cyril Ramaphosa to address their concerns

Press Releases

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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