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Workers get their slice of SA Express

Proposals for how to carve up ownership of the airline could mean that the government will no longer hog the whole pie

SA Express employees in R250m crowdfunding bid to buy their airline

Amid the overnight, worldwide crash of the air travel industry, a group of retrenched SA Express employees have an ambitious plan to raise R250-million in seed funding to buy the cash-strapped airline.

Uncertain future for domestic airlines

The uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 airspace makes it even more difficult for the airline industry to forecast its recovery

SA Express business rescue practitioners to throw in the towel

With Covid-19 halting air travel, labour unions have been told that lack of post-commencement funding and travel bans have forced airline to the point of no return

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

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

Everything Ramaphosa said about the economy in the Sona

The poor condition of state-owned enterprises remains a blight on growth forecasts

A Sona to reflect troubled times

Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

The State of the Nation speech Ramaphosa should make

I have been slow but steady in rebuilding South Africa, but it’s time for tough, decisive action

In his Sona speech, Ramaphosa must tread the line between promises and reality

South Africa has a slew of service-delivery problems, most notably in the water and electricity sectors. The time for promises is over: what the country needs is action

SAA cancels flights, moves ahead with restructuring

The struggling national carrier’s business rescue practitioners say the move to restructure the airline is a bid to return to profitability and to attract equity partners

Yet another SAA exec suspended

Vuyi Raseroka is the latest executive at the crisis-prone airline to have their wings clipped

Gordhan: Fuel prices will rock SOEs

In a reply sent to MPs last week, Minister Pravin Gordhan says an increase in fuel prices above budgeted levels impacted most state-owned entities

Investors upbeat about Eskom, despite financial woes says Gordhan

Gordhan noted that although profit from operations improved, the power utility still reported a net loss for the 2017 financial year

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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