Minister Lynne Brown defends performance of SOEs

Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, referred to SA Express as her 'problem child' earlier today when she appeared before Parliament’s public enterprises committee on the performance of SOEs.

State owned enterprises that do fall under the ministers department include Eskom, Transnet, Denel, regional airline SA Express and Safcol.

Eskom's keeping their lights on.

Gaye Davis, EWN Parliamentary Correspondent

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