[TOP STORY] How to ensure competent candidates are appointed to save ailing SOEs
‘Because the way it works currently in our public sector is government or the minister makes appointments to these boards, and one has to wonder what criteria they're taking into account when we know that there’s political play here,’ says Professor Parmi Natesan, chief executive officer at the Institute of Directors in South Africa.
4 Dec 2023 7AM
Business News · Politics
‘I would say it's going to take us still a couple of years to move far enough forward with the basic reforms to show that we are making meaningful progress, and then there are other big issues that clearly are going to take longer,’ says Kevin Lings, chief economist at…
‘The most encouraging thing is that through ongoing dialogue, she has shown a real approach that seeks to be consultative, but also, she has been very open to working with the private sector in terms of resolving some of the issues at Transnet,’ says Lunga Maloyi, economic policy director at…
A round-up of news updates, including a look at what the top priorities should be for the new Transnet CEO. Analysis of SAA’s finances and a look at how the Department of Health is readying itself for the implementation of the NHI.
‘These industries employ 70 000 people, contribute significantly to the manufacturing sector to the extent of about R500 billion a year and there are no feasible or discernible alternatives for energy to run these plants at this particular point in time,’ says Jaco Human of the Industrial Gas Users Association…