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Brian Molefe, CEO, Eskom

Brian Molefe made permanent CEO of South Africa's power utility Eskom

South Africa’s cabinet has appointed Brian Molefe as chief executive of power utility Eskom on a permanent basis, the public enterprises minister said on Friday.

A power company by South African state-owned Eskom, in Witbank, South Africa, on February 5, 2015 (AFP Photo/Marco Longari)

South Africa's Eskom puts first new power station online in 20 years

South Africa put its first new power station in 20 years on line Monday as the country grapples with rolling electricity cuts that have hobbled growth in the continent’s second-largest economy.

Monwabisi Kalawe, CEO, South African Airways

South African Airways to Buy New Planes Amid Funding Review

South African Airways SOC Ltd. is readying an order for new planes as the government reviews the carrier’s finances to ensure it remains sustainable.