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Minister focuses energy on financially stable SABC

Government is focused on ensuring the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is a financially sustainable institution that provides valuable content, says Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane. “Our focus is [on ensuring] that we build a financially sustainable, professional and leading public broadcaster in content and technology that will be an …

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DA to lay criminal charges against Molefe and Gupta cronies

Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will lay criminal charges against former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Brian Molefe, former Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh, board sub-committee Chairperson Iqbal Sharma and Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa. This follows the latest forensic report by law firm Mncedisi Ndlovu & Sedumedi attorneys on the R15,4 …

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Eskom, labour unions head back to negotiation table

Power utility Eskom and labour unions have agreed to go back to the negotiation table to bring an end to protest action, which has disrupted the supply of electricity. On Friday, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan convened a meeting with the Eskom board and management and the three labour unions …

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Companies urged to employ young graduates

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on companies to go out of their way to employ young graduates as a way of growing the economy. “On this Youth Day, we call on all companies – both in the public and private sector – to make a deliberate effort to seek out …

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Frankel 8 victory cements protection for sex crimes victims

A landmark judgment delivered by the Constitutional Court on Thursday will make way for victims of sexual abuse to lay and pursue criminal charges against their perpetrators, even 20 years after the crime was committed. The Constitutional Court on Thursday declared as unconstitutional section 18 of the Criminal Procedure Act, …

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Minister calls for level heads in Eskom dispute

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Thursday called on all parties involved in the Eskom wage talks to allow time for the negotiations to succeed. “All parties are called upon to desist from violence, intimidation or the disruption of coal deliveries to power stations,” said the Department of Public Enterprises …

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Minister refutes R4.5m kickback claims

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Zweli Mkhize, has described allegations published by the Sunday Times newspaper about a R4.5 million “kickback” as ridiculous and a malicious fabrication. According to the newspaper, Mkhize is allegedly seeking a R4.5 million kickback or facilitation fee due to a loan granted to a …

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SASSA looks to phase out cash payments amid CIT heists

As the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) gave an update on the migration of social grant payments from Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to the SA Post Office, its senior management have told Parliament of plans to completely phase out cash payments due to the increasing risk of transporting money. …

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Feel the pinch at midnight

If you haven’t topped up your petrol tank as yet, this afternoon is the time to do so – as the petrol price goes up by 82 cents a litre at midnight. The price of petrol is set to go up by a massive 82 cents a litre at the …

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100 days: What did President Ramaphosa do?

Saturday, 26 May, marks exactly 100 days since President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected into office. As he sees the end of his first one hundred days at the Union Buildings, the president’s score-card is a mixture of optimism in the future of the country – coupled with harsh economic realities, …

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