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EFF MPs to be investigated for disrupting parliamentary proceedings

Under the spotlight will be the Economic Freedom Fighters’ behaviour at the State of the Nation address and during the public enterprise department’s budget speech

ANC faction gunning for Gordhan

The ambush will take place at an NEC meeting about Eskom. But the real target is Cyril Ramaphosa

Denel’s secret R6.3bn export deal

The state defence company is fired up about the large contract but is keeping mum on the details

Gordhan: Radioactive leaks at Koeberg were ‘negligible’

The amounts of radioactivity released in 2014 and 2015 were 'negligible' and it was not necessary to notify the public, Gordhan said.

No political campaign against Gigaba, says public enterprises committee chair

​The public enterprises portfolio committee has rejected claims by Minister Malusi Gigaba that its members are attempting to discredit him

#StateCaptureInquiry: What Vytjie saw

The former ANC MP is expected to detail an alleged bribery attempt by the politically connected Gupta family

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

Editorial: State recapture of SOEs

'Given the vast scale of the depredations suffered by the SOEs, it’s clear that restoration will be a huge job'

Corruption-buster Molefe tackles Transnet

The move is part of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s overhaul of state-owned enterprises

Eskom investigating 239 cases of misconduct by officials

Eskom board member Sindi Mabaso-Koyana spoke on the steps Eskom is taking to address corruption at the power utility

Building board lines its pocket

A dossier makes allegations of members’ fees escalating and plans to outsource their own work

Hold wrongdoers at Denel accountable ― OUTA

Gordhan announced the appointment of a new interim board for Denel on Monday after meeting with the state-owned defence company

Public enterprises played a big part in South Africa’s credit ratings downgrade

It should come as no surprise that, at the moment, ratings agency S&P sees state owned enterprises as risks.

Coal challenge leaves Eskom worried

Eskom is not as concerned about the domestic availability of sufficient coal as it is with the speed at which it could be mined, <i>Business Day</i> reported on Wednesday. The national power utility is also worried about logistical problems in transporting the coal to power stations.

Minister defends Denel boss’s R3,25m bonus

Alec Erwin, the Minister of Public Enterprises, on Wednesday defended the performance bonus of the chief executive of the state-owned arms manufacturer Denel. Manie van Dyk of the Democratic Alliance asked in a parliamentary question on what basis Shaun Liebenberg received a R3,25-million bonus as part of his total package.

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