State Owned Enterprises

Ahead of WEF, Mboweni will have to assure investors that the country does have power

The finance minister says despite the difficult fiscal environment, structural reforms are under way to put SA on a new growth path

How failing power utility is fuelling South Africa’s economic crisis

It's not clear whether President Ramaphosa can coordinate his ministers in a way that provides clarity about dealing with the country's energy crisis

Nudge a nation of non-payers to cough up for their bills

Citizens are cutting off their noses to spite their faces when they refuse to pay for certain public services – such as electricity

Inside the SAA battle: Throwing toys and bugging boardrooms

The chief executive has resigned but most unions are backing him and the board has yet to respond

Reserve Bank sounds frank warning

State support of Eskom and other parastatals places the financial sector’s stability at risk

Tax rebates cost the state 4% of GDP

The state could raise a lot more money by limiting them but it would come at a socioeconomic cost

Eskom cliffhanger has SA on edge

Will Moody’s, won’t Moody’s? The country’s wellbeing depends on a viable turnabout plan

Mboweni’s ‘lipstick’ budget deceives voters — opposition

The finance minister’s budget was not well received in some quarters

Exclusion will continue to fuel corruption

The abuse of state resources is devastating for the poor but it opens a door for people who often have no other way of getting ahead

Eskom, state-owned enterprises, law and order — Ramaphosa’s uphill battle

Before President Ramaphosa begins his second State of the Nation address, senior M&G journalists unpack the challenges facing the president

Not on to use pensions to bail out state

The suggestion in the ANC’s election manifesto on prescribed assets has drawn fire

Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases

The Auditor General says over the last four years, more audit outcomes have regressed than improved

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.