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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    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...
    Budget: It just keeps getting harder to balance state books
    Budget: It just keeps getting harder to balance state books
    It has gotten progressively tougher to balance the state’s books — as budgets in the past few years have routinely revealed. 
    Medupi and Kusile: Costly and faulty
    Medupi and Kusile: Costly and faulty
    Load-shedding may extend into the coming weeks, according to Eskom’s own forecasts, because the utility faces a confluence of factors that have...
    DPE issues correction: Eskom not insolvent, but has “liquidity challenges”
    DPE issues correction: Eskom not insolvent, but has “liquidity challenges”
    The department of public enterprises (DPE) issued a correction to a presentation it made in Parliament on Wednesday, removing any reference to...
    As it stands, Eskom will cease to exist by April — DPE
    As it stands, Eskom will cease to exist by April — DPE
    On its current trajectory Eskom will “cease to exist” by April and is technically insolvent, the department of public enterprise’s...
    Eskom board convenes ‘marathon’ meeting to deal with power cuts
    Eskom board convenes ‘marathon’ meeting to deal with power cuts
    Eskom’s board convened a “marathon”, six-hour emergency meeting on Monday, as load-shedding was dramatically intensified during the course of...
    SA rides emerging market wave
    SA rides emerging market wave
    With the country thrashing out a solution to its Eskom problems, foreign investors appear to have taken a renewed shine to South Africa, given the...
    Sona 2019: Ramaphosa’s renewed urgency welcomed
    Sona 2019: Ramaphosa’s renewed urgency welcomed
    President Cyril Ramaphosa’s second State of the Nation address on Thursday had, at its heart, efforts to reboot South Africa’s economy,...