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Inflation outlook remains on target
Inflation outlook remains on target
The increase in the consumer price inflation (CPI) has been marginal since the beginning of 2019, but rising fuel and electricity prices are likely...
Get out of the way, Eskom
Get out of the way, Eskom
About a blink of an eye ago, it seemed that Eskom might be able to see its way out of the financial woods. The government, in the person of Finance...
Outages: Problems and solutions
Outages: Problems and solutions
The domino effect of stage four power cuts this week — which stripped consumers not only of electricity, but of water and telecommunications...
​Holomisa: BEE not worth risking state worker pensions
​Holomisa: BEE not worth risking state worker pensions
Bantu Holomisa, the leader of the United Democratic Movement, has called for the suspension of all unlisted investments at the Public...
PIC given more time to recoup R4.3bn Ayo investment
PIC given more time to recoup R4.3bn Ayo investment
The Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC) deadline to comply with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission’s (CIPC) compliance notice...
Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months
Eskom cannot rule out more rolling blackouts in coming months
There is “no magic wand” to rid South Africa of the current bout of load-shedding as Eskom faces a myriad of historical, financial and...
Sagarmatha listing push linked to Survé’s ego, PIC commission hears
Sagarmatha listing push linked to Survé’s ego, PIC commission hears
What has been previously described as a ‘desperate’ attempt to have the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) invest R3-billion in Sagarmatha Technologies was to spare businessman Iqbal Survé the humiliation...
Former PIC officials implicated in VBS heist banned from financial services sector
Former PIC officials implicated in VBS heist banned from financial services sector
Two former Public Investment Corporation (PIC) officials have been debarred from the financial services sector after they were found to be unfit...
Fictitious and irregular deals key to Steinhoff heist
Fictitious and irregular deals key to Steinhoff heist
An overview of the long-awaited report by auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which has been investigating the shenanigans at retailer...
My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club
My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club
In March 2017, after a high court order that forced South African Reserve Bank shareholders who held in excess of 10 000 shares in breach of the...
Ports body bungles gas deal
Ports body bungles gas deal
The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), which manages the country’s commercial ports, could be sued for about R1-billion because its legal...
Slow growth hits lending to SMEs
Slow growth hits lending to SMEs
Slow economic growth is throttling the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and lending by the major banks to black-owned small...
Sagarmatha offered PIC cut-price deal, inquiry hears
Sagarmatha offered PIC cut-price deal, inquiry hears
Sagarmatha was so desperate to secure a R3-billion investment from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) that it was willing to sell its shares...
Alarm over PIC Bill pressure
Alarm over PIC Bill pressure
While the Mpati commission continues to deal with claims of Public Investment Corporation (PIC) abuses, a Bill aimed at curbing them is allegedly...

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