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  • SA Revenue Service

    The tax agency says a unit that tackles illicit financial flows has recovered R2.6bn since April 2019.

  • Eskom

    The power utility has brought back a former manager to head up its Kusile construction.

  • Zimbabwe

    The country has turned to UAE in hopes of selling a stake in its national oil company.


SAA may receive emergency funding from state bank


Unplanned Eskom breakdowns are still high - so where's all the load shedding?

Jan 28 2020 13:56

While Eskom was forced to implement power cuts earlier this month, for the better part of two weeks it has managed to avoid load shedding despite unplanned breakdowns being well above its goal. How did they do it?


Mobile operator Cell C defaults on interest payments for R2.7bn loan

Jan 28 2020 12:54

Cell C has defaulted on the payment of interest for a R2.7bn loan, due in December 2019, as well as interest and capital repayments due in January 2020.


Analysis & Opinion


Can you be retrenched without being consulted? Constitutional Court makes a far-reaching ruling

When a union negotiates a retrenchment agreement with an employer, should...


EXPLAINER: Divorce and children - what SA law says

Sadly, some attorneys worsen parents' bad behaviour, says Shani van Niekerk....


Council for Medical Schemes: Why we are stopping low-cost benefit options

They do not guarantee value for money, they fail to protect the interests...


OPINION: Banks are spending wildly on the latest tech - even if they're not sure why

“I know 50% of my digital transformation spend is wasted — I just don’t...


OPINION: UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

Ian Scoones considers the post-Brexit future, in light of a UK-hosted...

In other news

EXPLAINER: How the National Health Insurance will change how healthcare is bought, sold and managed

Jan 28 2020 06:00

Health economist Diane McIntyre explains how the NHI may change how healthcare is funded and delivered in South Africa.

Eskom brings back former manager from Philippines to head Kusile construction

Jan 28 2020 05:00

Eskom has brought back into the fold a former senior project manager at the company, who left to work at the Redondo Peninsula Energy company in the Philippines in 2017, to manage the Kusile construction project.

New plants, shafts yield promising gold volumes for Pan African Resources

Jan 27 2020 22:15

The company said it is on track to deliver 185 000 ounces of gold for full-year 2020 as Elikhulu treatment plant almost doubles its production.

Private schools group investigating CEO over governance 'concerns'

Jan 27 2020 21:54

Owner of PLG Schools says it has placed CEO on temporary leave pending an investigation into various concerns

Tongaat Hulett says goodbye to more directors

Jan 27 2020 21:25

The directors of JSE-listed sugar producer Tongaat Hulett have announced some more changes to the board.

Fastjet still to get lifeline beyond March 2020

Jan 27 2020 20:38

Low-cost airline, Fastjet says it is yet to get funding meant to keep it afloat beyond March this year.


South Africa

EXPLAINER: How the National Health Insurance will change how healthcare is bought, sold and managed

Jan 28 2020 06:01

Think you know what the National Health Insurance is all about? Health economist Diane McIntyre contributed to policy proposals for an NHI. She explains how the NHI may change how healthcare is funded and delivered in South Africa in this edited extract from the Health Systems Trust's latest edition of its annual South African Health Review.


Policy synchronisation required to boost SA’s re-industrialisation

Jan 27 2020 11:05

The manufacturing sector was one of the largest negative contributors to South Africa’s gross domestic product in the third quarter of 2019. The economy will continue to suffer if trade and industrial policies remain uncoordinated.

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