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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    Prasa battles to get back on track
    Prasa battles to get back on track
    Last week the high court in Pretoria let the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) keep its safety permit. But the court order that was...
    VBS: How far will state’s bill stretch?
    VBS: How far will state’s bill stretch?
    The government is “going to have a lot to say” about the VBS Mutual Bank saga, at the upcoming medium term budget policy statement, new finance...
    Magda Wierzycka on why she opted out of ‘Davos in the desert’
    Magda Wierzycka on why she opted out of ‘Davos in the desert’
    Sygnia chief executive Magda Wierzycka has joined a long list of global business leaders, who have opted out of a major investment summit in Saudi...
    Outrage greets VBS bank report
    Outrage greets VBS bank report
    Several people implicated in allegations of corruption at VBS Mutual Bank have warned they will challenge the Great Bank Heist report on VBS in...
    Move over, here comes Tito
    Move over, here comes Tito
    Intelligent, independent and arrogant. These are some of the words used in the corridors of power to describe the new finance minister, Tito...
    Tito’s back in town
    Tito’s back in town
    Tito Mboweni has returned to the political and fiscal fold as finance minister in a move that was welcomed by business organisations and labour...
    Fuel pricing structure under review
    Fuel pricing structure under review
    The department of energy has started to review the fuel pricing formula, it emerged this week, as South Africans reeled from yet another round of...
    State-fixed prices cause major pain
    State-fixed prices cause major pain
    Administered prices have been increasing well above inflation recently, hurting consumers and businesses alike, eliciting promises from President...
    New leaders, same goals, new stimulus
    New leaders, same goals, new stimulus
    In 2012, the Mail & Guardian sat down with Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel in his office at 120 Plein Street, Cape Town,...
    Embattled Transet CEO Siyabonga Gama fired
    Embattled Transet CEO Siyabonga Gama fired
    Siyabonga Gama has been axed from his post as chief executive of Transnet, according to a well-placed source within Transnet.
    Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy
    Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy
    A renewed focus on infrastructure will form the backbone of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic stimulus package, which was announced at the...
    State has a mountain to climb
    State has a mountain to climb
    Whatever form the government’s stimulus package takes, the business community wants the state to avoid taking on additional debt “at all costs,...