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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months
    Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months
    There is “no magic wand” to rid South Africa of the current bout of load-shedding as Eskom faces a myriad of historical, financial and...
    Fictitious and irregular deals key to Steinhoff heist
    Fictitious and irregular deals key to Steinhoff heist
    An overview of the long-awaited report by auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which has been investigating the shenanigans at retailer...
    Slow growth hits lending to SMEs
    Slow growth hits lending to SMEs
    Slow economic growth is throttling the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and lending by the major banks to black-owned small...
    Alarm over PIC Bill pressure
    Alarm over PIC Bill pressure
    While the Mpati commission continues to deal with claims of Public Investment Corporation (PIC) abuses, a Bill aimed at curbing them is allegedly...
    Edcon clears the first hurdle
    Edcon clears the first hurdle
    Edcon chief executive Grant Pattison and his team achieved what many critics doubted they could — secure an almost R3-billion lifeline for a...
    Edcon group gets R2.7-billion lifeline
    Edcon group gets R2.7-billion lifeline
    The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), debt holders and landlords have all come to the rescue of the troubled Edcon group — which owns...
    Palladium surge helps to save miners
    Palladium surge helps to save miners
    Some South African platinum mining companies have started to come up for air, after years of low prices for the precious metal accompanied by deep...
    Discovery gets up doctors’ noses
    Discovery gets up doctors’ noses
    Private medical scheme Discovery has found itself butting heads with doctors after it introduced a new day-surgery benefits structure to a number...
    Eskom cliffhanger has SA on edge
    Eskom cliffhanger has SA on edge
    There is a slim chance that the budget delivered on Wednesday by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni may be just enough to stave off any immediate action...
    Revenue collection a balancing act
    Revenue collection a balancing act
    The budget delivered by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday walked a fine line between the battle for tax revenue and the need to minimise...
    State job cuts rev up unions
    State job cuts rev up unions
    In a grim budget delivered by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday, he announced concerted efforts by the state to face up to its spiralling...
    Eskom’s plight the fault line in Tito Mboweni’s 2019 budget
    Eskom’s plight the fault line in Tito Mboweni’s 2019 budget
    Efforts to fix beleaguered power utility Eskom were a key focus in the budget Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s delivered on Wednesday, which...