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Due diligence process in place for SABC board appointments

The Presidency has expressed concern about the rumours and gossip in the media that continue to flourish with regards to the SABC Board appointments. The media is reporting that the appointments have not been made yet because President Jacob Zuma has certain preferences or “does not like” certain candidates or that he has an interest in the appointment of SABC …

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Eskom asks that  Maritz  be given a chance

The Eskom Board has on Friday appointed Sean Maritz as the interim Group Chief Executive with immediate effect, the Power Utility said on Sunday. Maritz replaced Johnny Dladla. Dladla will resume his role as the Chief Executive Officer of Eskom Rotek Industries. Dladla has occupied the role of Interim Group Chief Executive since June 2017. Eskom said the decision to …

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Bafana Bafana bounce back in style to thrash Burkina Faso

South Africa……………..(3) 3 Burkina Faso………..…..1 Bafana Bafana responded in gallant fashion to outclass Burkina Faso in this entertaining FIFA World Cup qualifier at FNB Stadium on drizzling Saturday afternoon. After losing in back to back matches against Cape Verde, Bafana Bafana showed what they are made of with some scintillating football that bamboozled the confounded the West Africans. With two …

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Leading with innovation and intuition for buyers, sellers and tenants

With nearly 100 branches nationwide, Just Property’s commitment to become a market leader in the real estate landscape is very evident. To this end, Just Property have just launched their new national website with intuitive and innovative new features that streamlines the consumer experience across the breadth of their service offering. “The focus of our new website is to ensure …

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Premature termination of SA weather service CEO great concern

The Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs has noted the irregular expenditure incurred by the SA Weather Service as a result of the premature termination of the employment of former Chief Executive Officer Dr Linda Makuleni. The Chairperson of the Committee Phillemon Mapulane said the hurried nature of Dr Makuleni’s exit is of great concern. He asked the Board to explain …

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Khulubuse Zuma claims he is bankrupt

Khulubuse Zuma, former Director of the liquidated Aurora Empowerment Systems claims he is in serious financial trouble, saying he is aware that  he is facing sequestration because he didn’t comply with the terms of a repayment agreement entered into with the Aurora liquidators. He told Solidarity General Secretary Gideon Du Plessis in a telephonic conversation that he won’t be able …

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Burkina Faso qualifier is like a World Cup final – Baxter

Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has described the crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso as a World Cup final for his side. The two nations come face to face on Saturday, 7 October 2017 at the FNB Stadium. Kickoff is at 15h00. South Africa and the Stallions of Burkina Faso met a year ago (8 October …

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Muvhango bid farewell to Thandaza

After twenty years of riveting drama of the life and times of the TshiVenda soapie, Muvhango bids farewell to our ace actress, Sindi Dlathu. Dlathu, whose illustrious career in the performance arts spans 24 years with stints behind the scenes of highly revered plays and television productions like Soul City, The Game, Magic at 4am and Khululeka before Muvhango, has …

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SABC media report misleading

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has noted a misleading report by The Times Newspaper regarding appointments at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). The Times report alleges that “President Zuma missed the deadline for appointing an SABC chief operating officer because none of the candidates met expectations”. “This is a highly confused and misleading report,” a statement issued by the Government …

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Minister Gigaba requests PIC to provide beneficiary list

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has requested the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to provide a list of all its beneficiaries and the investments it has made, which he intends to make public. In a statement on Friday, the Minister expressed concern about the politicising of the PIC, which is one of the largest investment managers in Africa, managing assets of over …

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