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Kusile sale is not privatisation, Eskom insists

By: Terence Creamer     21st January 2010 Eskom acting chairperson and CEO Mpho Makwana has again reiterated that the plan to secure a private equity partner for its R142-billion Kusile... 

SA's economic recovery vulnerable to ‘double-dip' threat

By: Terence Creamer     21st January 2010 The World Bank expects the South African economy, which slumped into its first recession in 17 years during 2009, leading to an estimated 1,8%... 

Sexwale, Mantashe at odds over booing report

By: Sapa     21st January 2010 ANC heavyweights Tokyo Sexwale and Gwede Mantashe were openly at odds on Wednesday over Sexwale's report on the booing of ANC members at an SA... 

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Public Finance Act may be amended

By: Sapa     21st January 2010 The possibility of amending legislation to address the problem of civil servants being suspended with full pay will be discussed during the Cabinet... 

Calls mount for ANC action over Hitachi stake

By: Sapa     20th January 2010 Opposition parties are calling for the ANC to disinvest its stake in a company contracted to help build two new Eskom power stations. A statement... 

Cope says lack of elections led to crisis 

By: Sapa     20th January 2010 Cope's leadership was elected by consensus, instead of elections, which led to questions of legitimacy, the party's general-secretary Charlotte... 

Cosatu will 'take to the streets' if Eskom tariff approved

By: Sapa     20th January 2010 Cosatu promised on Wednesday it will "take to the streets" if Eskom is allowed to increase its electricity tariff by 35% a year for the next three... 

More focus needed on local govt

By: Sapa     20th January 2010 One of government's major weaknesses in the past had been to not pay enough attention to local government, spokesperson Themba Maseko said on... 

SA failed to evade global FDI slump in 2009, report shows

By: Terence Creamer     20th January 2010 As with the global recession, South Africa failed to escape the effects of a sharp pullback in global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows during... 

Review Shaik’s parole, says DA

By: Sapa     19th January 2010 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday again urged Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to review convicted fraudster Schabir... 

ANC seeks to ‘clarify’ Sexwale document 

By: Sapa     19th January 2010 The African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday sought to "put to rest any interpretations" of a report by national executive committee (NEC) member... 

Africa likely to see shift in politics after economic crisis – analyst

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     19th January 2010 Although the most pressing signs of the global economic meltdown seems to be ebbing, the political impact of the downturn on Africa would only be... 

Traditional leaders meet to discuss male circumcision

By: Sapa     19th January 2010 More than 100 traditional heads and government leaders gathered at Pietermaritzburg's Royal Show Grounds on Tuesday to discuss reviving the custom... 

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