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Thando Maeko

Thando Maeko

Thando Maeko is an Adamela Trust business reporter at the Mail & Guardian.
SAA cut off to protect other SOEs
SAA cut off to protect other SOEs
A last-minute intervention by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan — just hours before the airline’s board told its staff of a...
Hawks bust another ‘horror’ factory
Hawks bust another ‘horror’ factory
An old, two-plate stove, covered in dried-up mielie pap, is the first object you see as you enter the “staff kitchen” at Jiebo Home Trading in...
More than a third of South Africans without water — R90bn needed to fix this
More than a third of South Africans without water — R90bn needed to fix this
Nearly 500 000 residents of Sebokeng and Evaton in the Emfuleni local municipality were left without water for the past three days. The municipality said that the abrupt stop in water supply was due to a power failure at the Langerand reservoir on Sunday. This then led to low levels of...
Something out of the blue
Something out of the blue
University can be a difficult time. It gets even more difficult when you have to juggle a full-time job, several side gigs and studies. This was my...
The ugly face of Beautiful City
The ugly face of Beautiful City
On a small blanket laid on the tarred ground in Village Deep in southern Johannesburg, a man shuffles a deck of cards and shares them with a group...
Giant new refinery: curse or boon?
Giant new refinery: curse or boon?
Global oil giant Aramco, owned by Saudi Arabia, will meet the Central Energy Fund (CEF) to discuss building a 300 000-barrels-a day new oil...
Sekunjalo: The PIC is on a drive to embarrass Dr Survé
Sekunjalo: The PIC is on a drive to embarrass Dr Survé
Sekunjalo Independent Media (SIM) has described an application by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to liquidate it as a “further attempt...
Aramco, the world’s biggest polluter, goes to market
Aramco, the world’s biggest polluter, goes to market
It’ll be the largest stock market listing ever as the world’s leader in carbon emissions prepares for its initial public offering (IPO).
Jo’burgers fail to manage waste
Jo’burgers fail to manage waste
South Africa has a new law, to manage the disposal of liquid refuse at landfills, but Johannesburg municipal waste management service provider Pikitup acknowledges that it is having difficulty getting its officials to...
Institutional investors reject Sasol’s climate plan
Institutional investors reject Sasol’s climate plan
Six major South African institutional investors have said that Sasol’s climate...
Coleman steps down from Goldman Sachs
Coleman steps down from Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs sub-Saharan Africa has announced that its chief executive, Colin...
Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market
Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market
A difficult trading environment has not stopped the Shoprite Group Holdings from producing impressive results for the three months ending September...