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Cosatu to 'interrogate' forensic reports

Cosatu to 'interrogate' forensic reports

31st March 2015

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will study two forensic reports on the union federation and if necessary point out illegal activities to law enforcement agencies. "Where there are... 


ACSA to pay R2m for price fixing

ACSA to pay R2m for price fixing

30th March 2015

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has agreed to pay almost R2-million for fixing the prices of parking bays at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, the Competition Commission said... 


Eskom plans to keep the power on

Eskom plans to keep the power on

30th March 2015

There are no scheduled power outages for Monday, Eskom said. Spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said Eskom expected the power grid to remain "moderate" throughout the day. 


Marikana report to Zuma by Tuesday

Marikana report to Zuma by Tuesday

30th March 2015

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry was finalising its report into the events at Marikana and would hand it over to President Jacob Zuma before the end of March, it said on Saturday. "We are still... 


DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane

DA wants answers from Ramaphosa on Eskom

30th March 2015

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must provide the country and Parliament with a comprehensive report on the state of Eskom, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi... 


Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona

Eskom CEO's suspension challenge struck from roll

27th March 2015

Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona's challenge to his suspension was struck from the roll at the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday. "The application is struck from the roll," Judge Benita Whitcher said. 


Possibility of blackouts 'high' – Eskom

Possibility of blackouts 'high' – Eskom

27th March 2015

There is a high possibility of rolling blackouts on Friday, Eskom said on its Twitter account. "The load shedding prognosis today [Friday] remains high and is dependent on the performance of the... 


Presidency won't entertain Eskom 'gossip'

Presidency won't entertain Eskom 'gossip'

26th March 2015

The presidency on Thursday said it would not entertain what it called rumours and gossip about operations at Eskom. "President Jacob Zuma has been kept fully briefed about the developments at Eskom... 


Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago

Repo rate unchanged

26th March 2015

The repo rate will remain unchanged at 5.75%, South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Thursday. "Given the uncertainty related to the US policy normalisation and the weak state... 


Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona

Eskom CEO challenges suspension in court

26th March 2015

Eskom questions why CEO Tshediso Matona's suspension should be lifted before the outcome of his case at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (CCMA), the Labour Court in... 


DA leader Helen Zille

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention – Zille

26th March 2015

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, which led to the suspension of top executives, DA leader Helen Zille... 


65 Rea Vaya drivers back at work

65 Rea Vaya drivers back at work

26th March 2015

A total of 65 Rea Vaya bus drivers were back at work following discussions between the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and bus operators, the union said on Wednesday. "There was a... 


Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi

Eskom chair not removed

25th March 2015

Eskom board chairperson Zola Tsotsi has not been removed, the power utility said on Wednesday. Eskom media desk was responding to questions on a report that the four executives, suspended earlier... 


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa

Eskom probe to give Brown much-needed answers – Ramaphosa

25th March 2015

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday cast the probe into Eskom's top management as a bid by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown to find the faultlines in the running of the utility.... 


Judgment reserved in Aurora case

24th March 2015

Judgment in the Aurora debacle was reserved in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann said he would convey his ruling to the parties soon. 


President Jacob Zuma

Reduce dependence on consultants – Zuma

24th March 2015

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday urged municipalities to reduce dependence on consultants, to improve efficiency in local government. There had been complaints that local government farmed out too... 


No blackouts scheduled – Eskom

No blackouts scheduled – Eskom

24th March 2015

No blackouts are scheduled for Tuesday, Eskom said. "The power grid is stable so far, there are no plans to loadshed. However, we expect power to be constrained later in the afternoon as demand for... 


Decline Eskom tariff hikes – DA

Decline Eskom tariff hikes – DA

24th March 2015

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) should decline any more tariff increases for Eskom in 2015, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday. Nersa confirmed Eskom was formalising... 


Workers gather for Aurora court case

23rd March 2015

Scores of former Aurora Empowerment Systems' workers gathered outside the High Court in Pretoria on Monday morning as the court heard a claim against the mining company's directors. The directors... 


S&P's downgrades Eskom

S&P's downgrades Eskom

20th March 2015

Standard & Poor's (S&P's) has downgraded Eskom's long-term credit rating to BB+ following the suspension of four of its senior officials, it said on Thursday. This had led the ratings agency to... 


Power system stable – Eskom

Power system stable – Eskom

19th March 2015

The power system was constrained but stable on Thursday, Eskom said. "However, should anything unexpected happen, we may need to go into load shedding," the power utility's media desk said. 


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa

Eskom seeking skills – Ramaphosa

18th March 2015

Power utility Eskom is racing to recruit as many skilled people as possible, regardless of their skin colour, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Responding to questions in the... 


No power cuts anticipated

No power cuts anticipated

18th March 2015

Eskom did not foresee a need for rolling power cuts on Wednesday, although the electricity system remained constrained. "Should we experience an unanticipated fault, there might be the need to... 


NUM general secretary Frans Baleni

Unity of utmost importance – NUM

13th March 2015

The unity of all unions is of utmost importance as South Africa moves into this year's wage negotiation season, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday. This was especially so in... 


Minimum wage needs clarity – Godongwana

Minimum wage needs clarity – Godongwana

12th March 2015

The labour movement's stance on the minimum wage needs to be clarified, ANC economic transformation cluster head Enoch Godongwana said on Thursday. "In the manifesto of the African National... 


Manufacturing output down

Manufacturing output down

12th March 2015

Manufacturers decreased their output by 2.3% in January this year compared to the year before, Statistics SA said on Thursday. The decrease was mainly due to lower production of radio, television,... 


SA consumers burdened with debt – SAHRC

SA consumers burdened with debt – SAHRC

11th March 2015

Over half of South Africa's credit-active consumers are over-indebted, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday. "Of 19 million credit-active consumers in South Africa,... 


Energy Minister Tima Joemat-Pettersson

Bad start for govt's energy plan

10th March 2015

No minister, no deputy minister, no director general, late paperwork, and a broken air conditioning system marked the start on Tuesday of an energy department briefing on South Africa's electricity... 


President Jacob Zuma

Nominations open for NPC

10th March 2015

Nominations for individuals wanting to serve on the National Planning Commission (NPC) opened on Tuesday, the planning, monitoring, and evaluation department said. Nominations were open until April... 


SAA won't say how many retrenchments

SAA won't say how many retrenchments

9th March 2015

Cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) declined to say on Monday how many workers the national carrier plans to retrench. "At this point there is no indication of actual figure on the number... 


Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona

Power system stable – Eskom

9th March 2015

The power system was stable on Monday morning, power utility Eskom said. "If anything unexpected happens, we may need to go into load shedding, but as the situation stands, we are fine at this... 


Power cuts unlikely – Eskom

Power cuts unlikely – Eskom

6th March 2015

Scheduled blackouts are unlikely to happen on Friday and the weekend, Eskom said. "Our aspiration is not to have loadshedding today and the weekend," spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said. 


Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi

Vavi must explain – Cosatu

5th March 2015

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected explain his conduct after he boycotted the trade union federation's central executive committee (CEC) meeting this week. "The meeting expressed... 


Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe

2022 games could deliver big boost – Radebe

5th March 2015

Hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games could deliver a R20-billion boost to South Africa's economy, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. Briefing journalists at Parliament... 


Unions reject Salga offer

Unions reject Salga offer

5th March 2015

Unions on Wednesday rejected South African Local Government Association's (Salga) three-year wage increase proposal during the first round of negotiations for municipal workers. The Independent... 


DA calls for fuel levy instead of e-tolls

DA calls for fuel levy instead of e-tolls

4th March 2015

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday called for a fuel levy to pay for roads, instead of e-tolls, during a protest outside Gauteng Premier David Makhura's office. "We do want to pay for them... 


Khulubuse Zuma loses Aurora court bid

3rd March 2015

An urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5-billion against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, was dismissed by the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. "The application is... 


Power system constrained – Eskom

Power system constrained – Eskom

3rd March 2015

The power grid will be severely constrained for the rest of the week, parastatal Eskom said on Tuesday. "It is possible that we may go through today [Tuesday] without implementing any load... 


President Jacob Zuma

Economy remains racial – Zuma

3rd March 2015

South Africa's economy remains racially structured, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. Welcoming members of the second presidential black economic empowerment council at Tuynhuys, Cape Town, he... 


Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan

One in three municipalities dysfunctional – Gordhan

3rd March 2015

One in three municipalities is dysfunctional, according to a study conducted nationwide, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan has said. Gordhan said the Back to... 


National toll tariffs rise by 6%

National toll tariffs rise by 6%

2nd March 2015

Toll tariffs on national roads will increase by 6.017% on Saturday, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) said. "We use the inflation rate as a guide, as we do not want to... 


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