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Sabelo Skiti

Sabelo Skiti

Sabelo Skiti is an investigative journalist.
Military's R500-million plane contract — for no planes
Military's R500-million plane contract — for no planes
The department of defence might have to pay hundreds of millions of rands to a company that won a controversial VVIP air travel contract seven...
SAA strike is a lose-lose situation
SAA strike is a lose-lose situation
The standoff between management and labour at Airways Park, the headquarters of SAA, has reached crisis level after the airline announced it was...
SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m
SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m
Disgruntled unions at SAA say backdated increases to pilots’ salaries have added about R100-million to the ailing national carrier’s R6.1-billion wage bill, while their demands were rejected and would have added just under R60-million. ...
Denel’s secret R6.3bn export deal
Denel’s secret R6.3bn export deal
Struggling state-owned military technology and defence company Denel has clinched a R6.3-billion export deal but the details are still being kept...
Ties that bind: The Poya and Mantashe family link
Ties that bind: The Poya and Mantashe family link
The mystery of how a disgraced civil servant, who is the subject of two criminal investigations related to his previous job, landed a cushy board...
Bid for justice over R1.2bn tender
Bid for justice over R1.2bn tender
An internal forensic investigation into a R1.2-billion security contract, to guard court buildings in the country’s 350 magisterial districts,...
What did Gordhan’s Eskom plan really mean?
What did Gordhan’s Eskom plan really mean?
Tuesday’s presentation by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan of a special paper that outlines the future path to be taken by crisis-hit...
A former CEO who is facing criminal charges has been appointed to the CEF board
A former CEO who is facing criminal charges has been appointed to the CEF board
The Central Energy Fund (CEF) is the state company mandated to provide sustainable energy security solutions for South Africa. Subsidiaries under...
Why the power was turned off
Why the power was turned off
This Wednesday’s breakfast tweet by power utility Eskom that it would be implementing stage 2 load-shedding came 12 months, one day, and a couple...
Another multimillion-rand Johannesburg contract set aside
Another multimillion-rand Johannesburg contract set aside
Yet another City of Johannesburg contract worth hundreds of millions of rands is set to go to court as unsuccessful bidders — after learning...
The high price of coal connections
The high price of coal connections
The taxpayer will be burdened with a roughly R10-billion bill over the next six years, because Eskom has failed to negotiate a standard price for...
SAA set for showdown with labour
SAA set for showdown with labour
It’s a case of another week, another crisis for one of the country’s state-owned misfits, SAA. On Wednesday, the airline announced that it had suspended its second...