When the president merged the mining and energy departments under his most powerful lieutenants he made a decision that would come back to bite him
The power utility can no longer pay its suppliers but a short-term solution is in place while the treasury comes up with a payment solution
The state capture report reveals a governance crisis at state-owned entities. Experts weigh in on how this came to be and what to do about it.
Sipho Makhubela assures that the private equity firm has what it takes to raise the capital to get SAA flying again
Board members have quit the gas company, accusing the Central Energy Fund of poor governance, and the energy minister of overreach
Three different unions have made the demand, citing maladministration and irregular appointments as PetroSA reels from staggering losses
The drive for nuclear energy has been cited by ratings agencies as a major reason for credit downgrades
The state’s struggling company says Total will also benefit if it piggybacks on its infrastructure
Pravin Gordhan says there was a reluctance to follow due process in the PetroSA-Engen and Russian nuclear deals
The desperate state oil company’s ill-conceived bid to refine crude at its gas-to-liquid plant might be the last
nail in its coffin
Fix it, Cyril: The optimism that greeted President Ramaphosa’s ‘thuma mina’ call has faded as the economy has shrunk
Members of PetroSA’s interim board are at loggerheads with their chairperson, Nhlanhla Gumede
Poor planning, increased financial losses and depleting gas feedstock cited as reasons
The minister of energy announced that an implementation framework for a new oil refinery would be finalised this year
The Western Cape High Court has dismissed the former PetroSA board members’ application to be reinstated.
Just who authorised a lucrative rail contract between the embattled parastatal and China?
Despite a damning report nothing has been done to bring
the culprits to book
Moving the state-owned mining company to Mosebenzi Zwane’s control has sparked new fears of state capture and conflict of interests
The debate about white monopoly capital in post-apartheid South Africa is good for the country’s politics but it tends to come with bad sociology
Readers write about report card missteps and the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme
PetroSA on Wednesday announced the voluntary departure of Mapula Modipa, who is set to step down at the end of June after a year at the helm.
The government is pushing for legislation to overhaul South Africa’s foundering state enterprises.
Did the minister push a lucrative oil deal with a backer of Zuma’s education trust?
A forensic audit has found that records were altered to have a price hike okayed
Tenza goes to ground as court orders that he cough up for ‘irregular procurements’
Legal consultant Brenda Madumise has admitted to receiving R1m in cash from the Czech fugitive.
Our investigations were made for prime time. Reintroducing the AmaBhungane reports that stole the show.
The state-owned oil company remains tight-lipped over the matter, but confirmed it has engaged in negotiations with various potential partners.
The Hawks have denied reports that Interpol is involved in an investigation into a spending scandal at state-owned oil producer PetroSA.
PetroSA chair Benny Mokaba has vacated his position, following an energy department investigation into irregular spending and a damning M&G report.
In about 2008, PetroSA appointed HSBC, a financial services institution, to advise the oil company on its efforts to expand into petrol retail.
South Africa lacks the demand and infrastructure for the huge Mthombo plant at Coega, experts say. Lynley Donnelly reports.