Mon, Aug 15, 2022

Politics

Minister Modise’s attendance at Russian conference is embarrassing-DA

Just News | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it has noted the Minister of Defence, Thandi Modise’s extremely poor judgement in attending the 10th Moscow Conference on International Security. Modise landed in Moscow, Russia, for the Conference at the invitation of the Russian Minister of Defence, General Shoigu. The Conference, which takes place from the […]

Alleged July unrest instigators to appear in court

Just News | The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation has made a significant inroads in investigating alleged instigators in the incitement of public violence through social media and other platforms during the period of unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and other parts of the county. The Hawks on Thursday arrested 20 people linked to the unrest. […]

Sport

Unisa gives Banyana Banyana bursary opportunities

Tebogo Msimanga | The University of South Africa (Unisa) has granted Banyana Banyana bursary opportunities to pursue study programmes of their choice and continue to shape their futures to a better tomorrow. In a statement, Unisa said it will make available a special bursary programme (study opportunities), for the twenty-three (23) players in accordance with […]

Gauteng spends R35 million per month on office rentals while government-owned buildings are empty

Just News | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is very concerning that the Gauteng Provincial Government spends R35 million per month to rent offices for its officials despite owning many buildings across the province. The party reiterated that this is the result of the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development’s inability to implement the planned […]

Business

NUMSA mobilizing for a total shut down

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) says it is on the verge of a strike at Samancor. NUMSA lodged a mutual interest dispute which was heard on Friday, 12 August 2022 with the Metals and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC) because “Samancor management is not negotiating in good faith”. […]

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) authorised to investigate two Water Boards

Just News | President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a new proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate allegations of corruption and maladministration in the affairs of the Lepelle Northern Water Board in Limpopo and Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape, and to recover any financial losses suffered by the State through corruption […]

Health

Broken theatre at Bheki Mlangeni hospital putting lives at risk

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance on Monday reiterated that patients are suffering due to an operating theatre that has been broken for three months at the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto, but it’s a symptom of a far larger problem at this troubled hospital. In October 2020 the hospital CEO Ruth Mabyana was put […]

R30 Million Set aside for salaries for an entity that doesn’t exist yet

Just News | Despite the serious concerns raised by the public and various experts and the fact that the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has yet to be passed through Parliament, the deputy director-general for the Department of Health, Nicholas Crisp, revealed that 44 positions would be advertised for the NHI Scheme in August. This […]