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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    New banks circle small businesses
    New banks circle small businesses
    It is not only retail banking customers who stand to win as competition in the South African banking sector heats up. Businesses — particularly small and medium-sized ones — could also see cheaper offerings with the arrival of new banks, which have already started competing...
    Debt Act not a relief for everyone
    Debt Act not a relief for everyone
    The National Clothing Retail Federation — which includes retailers such as the Mr Price Group, Woolworths, The Foschini Group and the Edcon...
    State champs at its border Bill bit
    State champs at its border Bill bit
    The clashes between police and immigrants during raids for counterfeit goods in Johannesburg’s city centre last week have added fuel to government’s fervour to institute the Border Management Authority Bill....
    NHI: the good, the bad, the ugly
    NHI: the good, the bad, the ugly
    Despite all the assurances Health Minister Zweli Mkhize gave that the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill does not spell doom for the private...
    Bond auction underwhelms
    Bond auction underwhelms
    Initial results from the first government bond auction after the treasury announced it would be increasing debt issuance to fund the Eskom bailout,...
    Why the gender pay gap persists
    Why the gender pay gap persists
    ‘I thought I was a feminist before I was a working mother, but all I was before this was a man with tits.”
    Eskom needs ‘fire and thunder’
    Eskom needs ‘fire and thunder’
    ‘For it is not the light that is needed, but fire. It is not a gentle shower but thunder. We need a storm and we need earthquake, that is what...
    Eskom gets a chief restructuring office amid devastating financial results
    Eskom gets a chief restructuring office amid devastating financial results
    Following a blisteringly painful set of results — revealing Eskom’s losses had reached almost R21-billion — Public Enterprises...
    Gordhan appoints Eskom chair, Jabu Mabuza, acting chief executive
    Gordhan appoints Eskom chair, Jabu Mabuza, acting chief executive
    Eskom board boss Jabu Mabuza has been named the power utility’s acting chief executive officer and executive chairman for the next three...
    Mines print money as metals boom
    Mines print money as metals boom
    Power shortages, slow growth, policy uncertainty, a tense labour environment. These are the problems typically cited for holding back a mining...
    Mboweni: Additional Eskom aid will hurt the fiscus and taxpayers
    Mboweni: Additional Eskom aid will hurt the fiscus and taxpayers
    The additional financial support the government is providing to Eskom will come at a “significant cost to the fiscus and taxpayers”, Finance...
    Eskom set to receive a fast-tracked R59bn in the coming two years
    Eskom set to receive a fast-tracked R59bn in the coming two years
    The bailout for Eskom this financial year is set to total R49-billion, rising to R56-billion for the following year.