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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue
    Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue
    The news that Jacob Zuma survived another vote of no confidence was not the worst news of the week. The worst news was arguably the unemployment...
    Uncertainty is now SA’s ‘new normal’
    Uncertainty is now SA’s ‘new normal’
    No confidence. This summed up consumer and investor sentiment in the country ahead of this week’s motion in Parliament against President Jacob...
    Stockpiles of cash 'ripe for reinvestment'
    Stockpiles of cash 'ripe for reinvestment'
    The cash reserves that South Africa’s largest firms are sitting on have soared in recent years, according to new research examining the investment...
    Why the public protector's Absa billions report should be binned according to SARB
    Why the public protector's Absa billions report should be binned according to SARB
    The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) tore into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on the Absa-Bankorp lifeboat, in a new court...
    Gupta family's list of friends dwindles
    Gupta family's list of friends dwindles
    NEWS ANALYSIS
    Building the case for day hospitals
    Building the case for day hospitals
    It is not in a leafy, tree-lined suburb or a slick urban centre.
    Costs are ‘out of control’ at Eskom
    Costs are ‘out of control’ at Eskom
    ‘Failure is not an option.” These were the final words of Eskom interim board chair Zethembe Khoza’s opening address at the power utility’s...
    Nobody's buying ANC's Reserve Bank story
    Nobody's buying ANC's Reserve Bank story
    A few months ago, the South African Reserve Bank announced it was making 149 000 shares available to the public and I made a snap decision to...
    Audit regulator refers irregularities found at Transnet, Eskom for investigation
    Audit regulator refers irregularities found at Transnet, Eskom for investigation
    Two major parastatals, Transnet and Eskom, are in hot water over auditing irregularities.
    Pension funds in ANC crosshairs
    Pension funds in ANC crosshairs
    The ANC has again set its sights on pensioners’ retirement money as a potential source of funding for state development.
    SAA flies rings around weary fiscus
    SAA flies rings around weary fiscus
    The latest bailout to SAA has again highlighted the risk that financially strained state-owned entities pose to the national fiscus.
    Hawks’ slow Prasa probe slammed
    Hawks’ slow Prasa probe slammed
    Figures in the billions come up a lot, such as R3.5-billion paid for locomotives that are allegedly “not fit for purpose” or have “safety...