Gwede Mantashe

Another state-owned enterprise collapses – are we learning anything?

SOEs must be dynamic growth enablers if they are to be deemed strategic assets for the economy

Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky

He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside

Cynical South Africans are unlikely to be moved by Ramaphosa’s Sona

The challenge to deliver a persuasive speech comes firstly in the context of intense doubts as to whether President Ramaphosa is truly in charge of the ANC

Changes to mining Act need work

Proposed amendments to the legislation mandate meaningful consultation with communities but critics say there are loopholes

Free up energy before the budget

Cyril Ramaphosa wants to do the right thing – bring independent power producers on to the grid. He must act despite opposition from top ANC members

Let’s go back to the NDP

To improve the South African economy, we need to institute practical measures to effect change

Editorial: We need a better party as ANC does birthday rerun

"The ANC’s long history and continued survival is something to marvel at. But celebrating the mere fact of survival is really not enough"

ANC 108 lays bare Cyril’s failure

President Ramaphosa is in a disastrous position for someone elected the way he was and with enemies circling

King Coal defies his energy plan

Gwede Mantashe needs to shift from costly, climate crisis-inducing fossil fuels to renewables

Mantashe’s on spin dial, I recall

It was a helluva week, particularly after my cellphone died. But I found an old phone number for Gwede

Ties that bind: The Poya and Mantashe family link

The department of mineral resources and energy did not explain why the former Railway Safety Regulator CEO, Nkululeko Poya, was appointed to the CEF

A former CEO who is facing criminal charges has been appointed to the CEF board

Nkululeko Poya admitted to spying on a journalist and his former colleagues — now he’s been appointed to the board of a parastatal

Latest

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it