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Editorial: Serial wrongdoers get away with it

​An often cited definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result

SA counts cost of poor governance

If investors take a proactive oversight role, capital can be allocated to well-run entities

Parastatal waste equals tax shortfall

The amount misspent by state-owned enterprises may almost match the R50-billion budget gap

Is the era of parastatal paralysis over?

The SABC shake-up and ANC shift bode well for the reform of other public enterprises

Parastatals’ poor record hits home

‘Governance gaps’ and diminished confidence are eroding investors’ appetite for SOE bonds

Gigaba: ‘We’ll work within the law to transform SA’

Malusi Gigaba says the land issue must be resolved speedily to avoid Zimbabwe-style invasions.

​Divide and conquer, Eskom

The state utility could thrive if it splits its generation and transmission businesses, writes Bruce Raw.

​Fiscal risk: Beware the parastatals

The first statement of its kind, it signals the state’s concern over its exposure to Eskom and others.

Will the ANC turn South Africa into a developmental welfare state?

Throughout modern history, state-owned enterprises have played a critical role in shaping successful paths for developing economies.

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