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In Eskom's case, does Mboweni feel a photo is worth 1 000 words?

Dec 11 2018 16:42

Not long after Eskom told fund managers in London that the troubled power utility planned to ask Treasury to assume R100bn of its debt, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tweeted a picture of a sieve.


'Abominable': The 7 quotes that cut Moyane's court bid down to size

Dec 11 2018 12:34

Axed SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane's application to have his dismissal overturned in the North Gauteng High Court was dismissed on Tuesday morning. In a damning judgment, Judge Hans Fabricius cut Moyane's court bid down to size, dismissing his application with costs. Here are his top 7 quotes.


No load shedding for Tuesday, but risk still high

Dec 11 2018 09:29

Eskom says there is no load shedding scheduled for Tuesday, but there is still a high risk because the system remains vulnerable.


Meet the cocoa farmers who have never tasted chocolate

Dec 11 2018 08:57

Where does SA's chocolate come from? In Ghana - the world’s second-largest cocoa bean producer - farmers have spent their entire lives producing cocoa for industrialised nations, and never tasted chocolate.



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