DA: Energy supply crises direct consequences of ANC’s state interventionist

Just News | As small business owners are having sleepless nights amidst a lacklustre national economic recovery from the pandemic, Eskom delivered a deathblow to the sector when for the second time this year it announced Stage 6 load shedding. This year has seen South Africa experiencing unprecedented levels of power cuts with no sign […]

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SAMWU condemns forced closure of offices

Tebogo Msimanga | The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU), in the Tshwane Region, says it noted with concern the current closure of municipal offices by the community of Bronkhorstspruit (erstwhile Kungwini Local Municipality) in Region 7 and the failure of the City of Tshwane to address the said situation. SAMWU Provincial Secretary Mpho Tladinyane […]

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NUMSA to meet with motor employers as strike looms

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will be meeting with employers in the motor sector including the Retail Motor Industries (RMI) and the Fuel Retail Association (FRA) under the auspices of the Motor Industries Bargaining Council (MIBCO), Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC). The meeting is geared towards breaking the deadlock […]

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Minister Gordhan and Eskom CEO must explain the delays in hiring retired engineers

Just News | With load-shedding continuing to impair the country’s energy security and Eskom struggling to meet its short-term targets, as laid out in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Energy Response Plan (ERP), the DA says it has asked the Public Enterprises Committee to step in and hold the Executive to account and bring the ERP back […]

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South Africa is now at great risk of being subject to increased monitoring

Just News | South Africa is now at great risk of being subject to increased monitoring (greylisted) by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) due to weaknesses in the country’s ability to enforce anti-money laundering and terrorism-funding regulations, and to investigate and successfully prosecute financial crimes. The Governor of the Reserve Bank, Lesetja Kganyago, confirmed […]

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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 […]

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