Pravin Gordhan said it was critical to get Eskom and other state entities back on a firm footing as the era of relying on bailouts ‘needs to disappear’.  
The police minister said the circumstances making it difficult to resolve Senzo Meyiwa’s murder ‘was a story that maybe we will tell one day’.
Some of his tasks would be ‘to interrogate Eskom’s debt and various proposals to resolve its burden, as well as engage investors with the Eskom executive’.
Depending on the outcome of investigations by line departments, ‘further action may arise, including disciplinary action, recovery of monies and criminal charges’.
Msunduzi was placed under administration in April by KwaZulu-Natal’s cooperative governance and traditional affairs department (Cogta).
Eskom recently received a R59bn bailout from government, but is expected to announce more ‘record losses’ in the year ending March 2019.

Tshwane road blockaders to be charged, may get fired

Roads and transport member of the mayoral committee Sheila Senkubuge said the city did not condone ‘theft and abandonment of municipal property’.

How does Mkhwebane get it so wrong?

She suffered yet another blow yesterday when a North Gauteng High Court ruling went against her, raising more questions about her competency as public protector.

Moses Kotane municipality in North West to get more than 1,800 houses

North West local government MEC Gordon Kegakilwe was speaking in Mabalstad outside Rustenburg, at the handing over of three houses built by Magalies Water.

Gordhan welcomes high court ruling, reiterates criticism of Mkhwebane

Gordhan ‘doubts the competence, integrity, legal literacy and constitutional grasp of its incumbent, of her powers, duties and functions.’

New KZN provincial police commissioner appointment welcomed

Jula, who was the Western Cape police commissioner, has more than 35 years of experience in the police service.

Mbalula lambastes Pretoria strike action

The minister urges bus drivers to respect the rights of other road users. 

Land reform panel report raises red flags for agriculture – Agri SA

There were fundamental differences in opinion and approach to land reform within the panel.

Land reform panel endorses expropriation without compensation

The state was already empowered under section 25 of the Constitution to expropriate land for land reform purposes

DA rejects land reform and agriculture ‘high risk, low reward’ report

The party said that the ANC’s ‘multiple failures and corruption’ over 25 years has brought land reform to its knees.

Final land reform and agriculture report released

The land reform panel emphasised that land reform can no longer be postponed, with over 60% of South Africans’ land and/or property rights not recorded or registered.

Govt responds to rating action by Fitch

South Africa’s foreign and local currency credit ratings by Fitch remain below investment grade.

Is Transnet using race to determine salaries?

Marine workers are taking the state-owned ports authority to task over unanswered questions regarding different packages offered to white and black workers.

Limpopo killings delay tabling of report into R1.1bn fruitless, wasteful expenditure

The Mogalakwena municipality placed second-last of the 257 municipalities in SA in the last audit outcomes, and three ANC officials could be sacked.

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