state owned enterprises
The writer argues that the neoliberalism inherited from the colonial-apartheid state treats citizens as customers; instead of being run 'like a business', it should focus on the 'public good'.
'The commission is critical to ensuring all instances of state capture are uncovered and those responsible identified so the necessary action can be taken.'
Here's the lowdown on the progress made by the new public enterprises minister.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says a new presidential council will oversee the financial management of state owned enterprises.
Pravin Gordhan says the total cost of state capture must still be quantified.
This is what MPs will put to Deputy President David Mabuza in Parliament on Wednesday.
Denel undertook to pay for Supra Mahumapelo's son's flight classes, accommodation, meals and even his laundry, according to a Denel contract seen by Rapport.
New board changes are in the pipeline, while steps to turn around SOEs will be announced in the coming weeks, says Gordhan.
Cyril Ramaphosa's team wants the world to know that SA is an attractive investment destination.
Irregular expenditure in state-owned enterprises has ballooned.
Lenders reportedly gave Treasury an ultimatum to fix Eskom and Denel by November or risk losing loans.
I scoured through the Treasury's press release to find some sparks of hope. I found none.
"Failure to set the economy on a higher and more sustainable growth path" is undermining government's efforts, said the finance minister.
Attempting to connect the dots, researchers and academics from four SA universities explain the assault on the South African state.
But the state-owned entity has refused to confirm or deny reports about its request to be placed under administration.
Embattled state-owned enterprises are forking out millions in sponsorships and membership fees.