The recent uproar over executive resignations at the major state-owned corporations (SOCs) have generated anger, exasperation, Solomonic wisdom and comments from all and sundry.

SOCs have the ability to be drivers of sustainable development or harbingers of economic deterioration. Eskom and SAA should be jewels of the developmental state, but the reality is they are in ICU and threaten to bring the walls of Jericho down with them. This means everyone is entitled, actually duty bound, to have their say on the way forward and propose solutions to prevent them for crippling our economy further. The fortunes of our republic depend on the viability and performance of the key SOCs...

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