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Unions reject SAA severance pay

Labour representatives argue that the state airline just ‘expects 78% of workers to accept one week’s pay’ for each year worked

De Lille hastens IDT closure

The Independent Development Trust’s board and the department of public works and infrastructure have agreed to devise an exit plan, which will see the entity closed by early next year

The NHI could provide a dose of social justice for South Africa

But to do so, it will have to provide genuine universal access to marginalised communities, including refugees and migrants

SAA’s choice: Restructure and cut 2 200 jobs or liquidate and lose 4 700

The business rescue practitioners say 29 of the fleet of 48 planes, various routes and inefficient services also need to go in the state-owned airline is to survive

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

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

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

Cynical South Africans are unlikely to be moved by Ramaphosa’s Sona

The challenge to deliver a persuasive speech comes firstly in the context of intense doubts as to whether President Ramaphosa is truly in charge of the ANC

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

Sona will cast a spotlight on Ramaphosa (and the ANC’s) many problems

The president is facing challenges at every turn, among them the economy, the state of SOEs and factionalism within the ANC. Only if Ramaphosa and his party work together will they be able to turn their declining fortunes around

Editorial: Capture virus hits again

State Security Agency still cannot produce the security clearance certificate required for the incumbent, Baptiste Dungu, to occupy the top post at the Onderstepoort Biological Products

‘Be bold, take risks’ to fix economy

Everyone has different solutions, but they all agree that time is running out — and Eskom is the priority

SAA grounds flights due to low demand

SAA is working to accommodate customers on its sister airlines after it cancelled flights due to low demand

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National Science and Technology Forum

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