Ebrahim Patel

 
From inspirational to ‘more of the same’- opposition poke holes in Ramaphosa’s SONA
From inspirational to ‘more of the same’- opposition poke holes in Ramaphosa’s SONA
After years of booing and grumbling, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s maiden speech was celebrated by many as the dawn of a new era in South Africa....
Bill raises fears for industrialists
Bill raises fears for industrialists
Proposed changes to the Competition Act have sparked concerns in the government that they may inadvertently limit industrial development policy...
Patel: Deconcentrate markets to give black entrepreneurs more opportunities
Patel: Deconcentrate markets to give black entrepreneurs more opportunities
The draft Competition Amendment Bill is one of the ways government seeks to bolster economic inclusion by allowing more players in the market, said...
'Something has got to give' with development finance
'Something has got to give' with development finance
The role of development finance to assist in the aims of radical economic transformation has come into sharp focus on the sidelines of the ANC...
Blurred lines: e.tv admits eNCA series involved advertising money
Blurred lines: e.tv admits eNCA series involved advertising money
e.tv has acknowledged that money was involved in a the controversial infrastructure series that was produced by eNCA earlier this year, apparently...
Government wants more payments from colluding World Cup builders
Government wants more payments from colluding World Cup builders
South Africa's government is putting pressure on construction companies to make further payments as punishment for rigging contracts to build...
Rand leads currency drop as Zuma replaces finance minister
Rand leads currency drop as Zuma replaces finance minister
South Africa's rand led declined in major currencies a day after President Jacob Zuma replaced Pravin Gordhan as finance minister and appointed new...
Quest for a balanced approach
Quest for a balanced approach
South Africa has the twin challenge of getting more minerals out of the ground and adding greater value to our raw materials base. Infrastructure...
Minister appoints acting Competition Commission head
Minister appoints acting Competition Commission head
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel appointed Thembinkosi Bonakele as the new acting competition commissioner on Sunday, the department...
Patel beats a R1-trillion path to infrastructure heaven
Patel beats a R1-trillion path to infrastructure heaven
But underspending — particularly at municipal level — skills shortages and a tarnished relationship between the government and...
Competition Commission orders 15 construction firms to pay up
Competition Commission orders 15 construction firms to pay up
The penalties announced on Monday were a percentage of the annual turnover of each company and took into account the number of projects each...
Zuma's proposed pay freeze applies to public and private sectors
Zuma's proposed pay freeze applies to public and private sectors
"The announcement by the president covered both the private sector as well as the public sector ... so it would certainly include the public...

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