South Africa needs "solutions and not more talk shops" to end Eskom’s "monopolistic stranglehold on electricity" and to rescue the crippling economy, says DA spokesperson on public enterprises Natasha Mazzone.
Fin24 talks smart manufacturing - and how SA can solve the Eskom problem - with Magnus Ekbäck, VP Strategy & Business Development at Sandvik, which operates one of the world's 9 "lighthouse" factories chosen by the World Economic Forum.
City of Cape Town councillor Angus McKenzie maintains the Democratic Alliance run metro would not give up its fight to have national government cede management responsibility of the Metrorail network in that city.
Major US companies are worried that export controls being considered by Washington, related to technologies seen as essential to competitiveness, could actually impede them from competing in lucrative markets, writes Bloomberg's Molly Schuetz and Edwin Chan.
Beijing is committed to striking a trade deal with the US but it’s ready to respond with more countermeasures, said Chinese envoy Cui Tiankai, as he called the blacklisting of Huawei an "unusual" act of state power against a company
Oupa Magashula, the former head of the tax agency, has announced he too will take findings about the pension payout to his former deputy Ivan Pillay on review, saying Busisiwe Mkhwebane acted with 'indecent haste'.
The pubic protector found that current Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan, who was minister of finance in 2010, should not have approved Pillay's early retirement with full benefits and subsequent re-employment.
For Elon Musk and Tesla, the blows from Wall Street came one after another this week - a relentless barrage that left the stock so beat up that some now wonder if it can ever regain its status as the ultimate 21st century disrupter.