Pravin Gordhan concedes Eskom is facing massive problems
During the Sona debate, Minister Pravin Gordhan also admitted to design and construction flaws at Eskom’s newest power plants Kusile and Medupi.
#SONADebate: Mthembu says EFF not fit to govern SA, act like children
ANC's Jackson Mthembu also says the EFF member who assaulted parliamentary policeman at Sona last week should face consequences for his action.
Sacci: 'Load shedding sends bad message to investors'
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO, Alan Mukoki, says the latest round of load shedding sends a bad message to investors.
Load shedding putting businesses under severe pressure, says Sacci
Sacci CEO Alan Mukoki says the unexpected stage four load shedding is causing disruption with production and will ultimately limit job creation.
Madikizela: ‘ANC requires R550m to run its election campaign ’
ANC Eastern Cape Treasurer Babalo Madikizela says running an organisation like the ANC is becoming more expensive while revenue keeps shrinking.
Sanef condemns blocking of journalists by Ndabeni-Abrahams
Journalists from the South African National Corporation (SABC) and other media houses were among those blocked from reporting on the incident.
EFF says Dlamini acted to protect Malema during post-Sona altercation
Party spokesperson Vernonica Mente says Malema and other EFF MPs were blocked from exiting through a certain door despite other parties going through.
Police confirm EFF reported possible threat against Malema
Warrant officer Johann Carstens was slapped by EFF Member of Parliament Marshal Dlamini during an altercation after the state of the nation address on Thursday evening.
Economist says repo rate decision based on improving economic situation
SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announced on Thursday that the repo rate will remain at 6.75%.
Reserve Bank to announce decision on repo rate today
Pensioners with investments will be hoping for another increase in the rate this afternoon while those with bonds or debt want the opposite.
Ramaphosa appeals to citizens to give ANC another chance to govern
The president launched the governing party's election manifesto on Saturday admitting that progress has stalled because of mistakes made by the ANC-led government.
Deputy Reserve Bank governor resigns
Francois Groepe tendered his resignation last month to pursue outside opportunities.
MTN resolves Nigeria dispute
MTN had been accused of endangering Foreign Exchange Reserves by taking the money out of the country.
Edcon board approves proposed recapitalisation plan
Edcon has been under extreme financial pressure over the past few years.
Presidency gives Eskom task team January deadline for initial report
The task team, which includes former Eskom CEO Brian Dames, has been given several tasks to concentrate on including tariffs and the business model.
Moody’s criticises Eskom’s request to transfer its debt to the state
Eskom has requested that government’s guaranteed debt of R100 billion be transferred to the state.
Ramaphosa: 'Governance at SOEs just trashed and completely ignored'
President Cyril Ramaphosa says that his ministers, including Pravin Gordhan, have been shocked at the condition of SOEs.
Govt addressing SOE debt but financial burden significant, says Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the ratings agencies need to be taken seriously and tough choices lie ahead if the country is going to emerge from sub-investment grade.