Carol Paton Editor at Large

Carol writes on government, on the ANC, Cosatu and politics, and business in general. What you see and the stuff you don’t.

Business

SAA rescuers give a deadline for government funding

SAA’s business rescue practitioners have called time in the ongoing rescue saga, warning that if government funding to ...

Politics

History will absolve me, says Ramaphosa

In a rare question-and-answer session with editors and broadcasters, Ramaphosa was put on the spot

Opinion

DA adopts new policy on economic justice, jettisons BEE

SA will not be made any better by a denial that race still matters in SA and that it will matter forever

News

Eskom debt climbed to R488 billion at year end

Eskom is stuck in a classic debt trap in which it must borrow to repay debt, with the debt service costs including a ...

Business

Public enterprises minister wants power to remove SOE boards

The department of public enterprises, the custodian of South Africa’s state-owned companies, wants to increase the ...

News

No prescribed assets by the backdoor, says ANC

Suggestions that pension funds are to be used to bail out SOEs are mischievous, says economic policy chief

Politics

No prescribed assets by the backdoor, says ANC

Suggestions that pension funds are to be used to bail out SOEs are mischievous, says economic policy chief

News

Two books map South Africa’s tragic journey

Only the most monumental efforts will shift the pathways history has laid down for modern SA

Business

SAA stalls again as rescue practitioners wait for new funding

The finalisation of the SAA business rescue has again stalled as the rescue practitioners await new funding for the ...

News

South African cities’ financial management is in decline, says report

The financial sustainability of most of South Africa’s large cities deteriorated in the 2018/2019 financial year, with ...

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