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Mass store and job cuts at Massmart

Changed market conditions and an appalling economy has hit low end cash-and-carry outlets

ANC pushes through controversial committee chairpersons

Controversial MPs who have engaged in questionable conduct are back in Parliament thanks to the governing party

Dubious comrades sent by the ANC to head parliamentary committees

After being cleared by the ANC’s internal ethics committee, prominent politicians from the Jacob Zuma’s administration are back in Parliament

Both allies opponents of President Cyril Ramaphosa on ANC lists receive objections

The IEC has received objections to over 20 candidates on the ANC’s lists

Hawks investigate crude oil bribes

Strategic Energy Fund CEO Sibusiso Gamede received R20-million in bribes, a forensic report says

#StateCaptureInquiry: Zuma Cabinet members turned against Nene

During his testimony before the commission, Minister Nhlanhla Nene detailed how pressure to approve a R1.6-trillion nuclear deal led to his axing

Trouble spills over at PetroSA

Two executives resign from the oil entity amid grumbles the chair is pursuing his own agenda

Fuel fund oil sale to be challenged in court

The Central Energy Fund is going to court over the sale of South Africa's oil reserves

Dodgy oil deal probe gets going

Answers to how and why South Africa’s strategic oil stocks were sold could be provided by July

Editorial: Time for Tina’s oily residue to be mopped up

We should be asking serious questions about everything Joemat-Pettersson did while in office and we should certainly be probing the oil sale.

Ex-SSA man given top energy post

The new minister says: ‘He’s not here as a spook ... he was my choice ... and not forced on my office’

And then there were three: Tina Joemat-Pettersson resigns as MP

Pettersson was replaced by Mmamoloko Kubayi when President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his Cabinet last Thursday.

Letters to the editor: January 6 to 12 2017

Readers write about report card missteps and the Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme

Eskom threatens fastest renewable expansion

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson and Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown have done little to pull Eskom into line.

South Africa has a new energy plan. But will it break the bank?

The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa's power supply. But can the country afford it?

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