Sat, Sep 18, 2021

Politics

COSAS demands special vote for matric learners

Tebogo Msimanga | The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) says it noted the announcement made by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in which the matric examinations timetable has been amended to accommodate the 2021 Local Government Elections (LGE). The exams will now start on 27October 2021 and not 1st November 2021 as initially […]

ANC to take actions against Niehaus

Tebogo Msimanga | The African National Congress (ANC) says it has noted with dismay, the opportunistic and anti-ANC behaviour by Carl Niehaus. The party said the latest is his statement purported to be made on behalf of ANC staff announcing that he would be laying criminal charges regarding the salary matter. ANC staff have been […]

Sport

Sundowns players receive Jabs

Just News | Sundowns players on Monday morning received their jabs. The Gauteng Provincial Government said it is pleased and welcomed the active participation of the PSL teams in the #COVID19 vaccination rollout programme. Starting this week, both football players and technical team members at Mamelodi Sundowns and TS Galaxy Football Clubs will be vaccinated. […]

The Birds Flew Over Pirates

Hlokomelo Mabogale | In what is called the original derby between Swallows FC and Orlando Pirates clash on Saturday, Swallows managed to beat the host 2-1 at the Orlando Stadium in the MTN 8 tournament. The Dube Birds’ Ruzaigh Gamildien’s two fast goals in 22 and 29 minutes of the first half of the game […]

Business

NUM signed a 3-year wage agreement with Harmony Gold

Just News | The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Thursday signed a 3-year wage agreement with Harmony Gold. The duration of this agreement shall be a period of 3 years from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2024 and shall remain in force and effect until amended or replaced by a new agreement. NUM […]

Salary increase for municipal workers

Tebogo Msimanga | The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) on Wednesday concluded the long-overdue salary and wage negotiations for the 257 municipalities who are represented by the employer body, the South African Local Government Association (SALGA). Salary and wage negotiations for workers in the sector began earlier in March this year in anticipation of […]

Health

166 Covid-19 deaths

Tebogo Msimanga | The Department of Health reported that 83 434 active Covid -19 cases have been identified in South Africa. One hundred sixty- six more people died of Coronavirus in the country over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 85 468.The country recorded 4 667 new Covid-19 cases. So far, 2 700 299 people in […]

Aspen announcement on vaccine talks welcomed

Just News | The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel on Thursday welcomed the discussions between South African-based pharmaceutical company, Aspen and United States of America-based J&J on discussions on a licensing agreement for Covid-19 vaccines.The announcement was contained in the company’s SENS announcement on Wednesday night. Aspen currently produces vaccines on contract […]