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Hadebe tries to allay fears of job losses in internal Eskom memo

"One of the questions that I hear being asked most often, is: ‘Will I still have a job in this turnaround of Eskom?’," the memo from Hadebe read

Give SAA a year or two to recover — Gordhan

Privatisation is not on the agenda the minister says

SABC risks factual insolvency by end of March, Parliament hears

Factual, or technical insolvency occurs when a company's liabilities exceed its assets

Renewables aren’t causing job losses in coal sector — Radebe

​Coal is still very much part of South Africa's energy mix, given the abundance of the mineral, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has said

Private healthcare market inquiry cost R196m – Patel

Public hearings took place in 2016, and the commission received written reports and feedback from 175 stakeholders

ConCourt to hear Public Protector appeal on Bankorp costs ruling

The case relates to an earlier court case which followed a report which Mkhwebane released in June 2017

Land reform unlikely to influence S&P ratings decision — analysts

S&P would likely wait for the next budget, when there is more clarity on the fiscal position before taking a decision

‘Weak state entities a risk to SA’s credit rating’ — Moody’s

An upgrade would be possible through the implementation of structural reforms to raise growth

Lack of funding limits probes into auditors, MPs told

IRBA cannot afford to hire more investigators

Minerals Council to engage with Mantashe over ‘unresolved issues’ in Mining Charter

The council issued its responses to the policy, which was gazetted by Minerals Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe last week

Ramaphosa’s stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly — Fitch Ratings

The ratings agency also flagged the recent rand depreciation as something which could complicate policy meant to tackle low GDP growth

Gordhan: Eskom should be allowed to compete in the renewable space

'There’s no reason, if the coal side of the business begins to decline slowly, that Eskom shouldn’t be a supplier of renewable energy as well'

Sanral bears brunt of lack of government clarity on e-tolls

It has emerged that Sanral struggled to raise the R20.6-billion budgeted e-toll revenue

Reserve Bank: Auditors were part of the VBS Mutual Bank conspiracy

The South African Reserve Bank's deputy says the bank's audited financial statements were not reliable

Gordhan: SA Express flights to take off next week

Gordhan said that the airline plans to initiate two routes next week and possibly add more routes on a weekly basis

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