Hot air lines
In June 2021, when Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that he and government were confident that the Takatso consortium were the right guys to take on a majority stake in SAA, they hoped this new venture would create a new culture “befitting of a world-class airline to which SAA aspires to return”.
Gordhan, instead of getting frothy-mouthed at former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter for writing a book, should instead focus his ire on Takatso, and sorting out his own department.
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I’ve gotten to the bottom of it and have taken the liberty to name the model “the HDH framework” or more fully “hope despair hope”. pic.twitter.com/MpQMVdvh28
— Adrian Saville (@AdrianSaville) May 17, 2023
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