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19 April 2015
Opinion
 
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16 Apr 2015
 
 
Primacy of Performance
REAL ECONOMY: ESKOM
In a recent presentation on the effect of South Africa’s electricity crisis on the mining sector, Chamber of Mines chief operating officer Roger Baxter included a PowerPoint slide titled ‘Problem...
 
 
09 Apr 2015
 
Decoupling needed
REAL ECONOMY: GROWTH & POWER
South Africa’s prevailing electricity shortages, conventional wisdom holds, are not only undermining the country’s actual economic performance, but also its future growth outlook. South African...
 
 
02 Apr 2015
 
Power priority
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY CRISIS
The unhealthy developments at the very top of Eskom are quite obviously destructive and destablising. But they are also diverting attention from the very real operational and financial problems...
 
 
26 Mar 2015
 
Probing Performance
REAL ECONOMY: ESKOM
One of the main reasons given for the recent suspension of Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona and three other senior executives related to a “lack of credible information” surrounding the poor performance...
 
 
19 Mar 2015
 
Growth speed limits
REAL ECONOMY: ECONOMY
In a recent speech delivered at the University of Cape Town, International Monetary Fund (IMF) first deputy MD David Lipton noted that several institutions, including the IMF, had downgraded South...
 
 
12 Mar 2015
 
Private promise?
REAL ECONOMY: GAUTENG
There is a definite move by the Gauteng provincial administration, led by Premier David Makhura, to more fully integrate the capital, ingenuity and skill of the private sector into its programme to...
 
 
05 Mar 2015
 
Tax, tolls and more
REAL ECONOMY: BUDGET 2015
While some may view Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s maiden Budget as little more than a ‘tax-and-toll’ document, there are a number of other key thrusts that also deserve attention. Without...
 
 
26 Feb 2015
 
Execute the plan!
REAL ECONOMY: SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS
The quote attributed to General George Patton, “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week”, came to mind  during a recent media interaction with acting South...
 
 
 
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