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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

Ratings agencies might give SA a ‘klap’ — Mboweni

Finance minister warns that government’s increased debt could mean ratings agencies downgrade the country’s credit worthiness to junk

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

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

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

South Africa’s state owned companies: a complex history that’s seldom told

Why were they established in the first place and how have they survived this long? Their histories provide clues for their successes and failures

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue

The move potentially draws a line under the crisis — if a rescuer can be found

Experts queasy over SOE bank Bill

The treasury’s proposed changes paving the way for SOE banks come with strict conditions, but analysts point to already troubled institutions

State forced to reconsider review of parastatals

Jacob Zuma has done an about-turn and will implement the recommendations of a 2013 report on management of floundering state-owned entities.

Editorial: Power and greed derail parastatals

Proponents of privatisation are missing a point: what's crucial, whether in state or private enterprises, is efficiency.

Zimbabwe’s parastatals ‘rotten to the core’

Ignorance, political interference, corruption and mismanagement cripple state-owned entities.

Changing the state of enterprises

The presidential review that calls for widespread reforms has been cautiously received.

Cabinet report speaks of rationalising parastatals

The review of state-owned entities moots the possibility of collapsing non-viable parastatals but skirts the vexed issue of privatisation.

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At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

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Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission

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