Browsing: Peter Attard Montalto

Energy
Eskom gets an emergency bailout

Less than a week after the CEO of Eskom declared “the days of surprises are over”, documents show the government was forced to pay R5-billion in emergency funds so the utility could meet obligations.

News
ANC NEC to discuss Zuma’s early exit

The top leadership of the ANC will discuss removing President Jacob Zuma from his post at a 26-28 May meeting, according to two senior party officials who will be in attendance

In-depth
Can Gordhan pull a rabbit out of the hat?

With his job on the line, fraud charges hanging over his head and university students rioting for free education, finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s resolve to maintain fiscal discipline and avoid a junk credit

In-depth
SA the big loser as Zuma goes for broke

Stung by his ruling party’s worst electoral performance since the end of apartheid, President Jacob Zuma is going for broke in a battle to maintain his grip on power. The first casualties have been the rand and

News
Zuma under fire as ANC bleeds support

South African President Jacob Zuma will face renewed pressure to quit after partial election results showed his ANC losing outright control of the capital, Pretoria, and Johannesburg in its worst electoral showing since

In-depth
Zuma’s nuclear dream could be derailed

While countries vying for South Africa’s 9,6GW nuclear procurement programme talk shop at a conference outside Pretoria, events down the road could put President Jacob Zuma’s dream of nuclear in a precarious position. Deputy finance minister

News
Nuclear energy plan likely to fail: analyst

South Africa is likely to fail in its quest to develop its nuclear energy capacity, according to emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura. Montalto said that if the 9,6GW nuclear procurement programme does see the light of day, it will be a “slimmed down programme spread

1 2