President to address proudly South African Buy Local Summit

Just News | President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday, 09 March 2021, virtually deliver a keynote address to the 9th annual Proudly South African Buy Local Summit & Expo, held under the theme “Localisation as a driver of Economic Growth”. The summit takes place over three days while the expo runs from 8 to 19 […]

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Putco not going ahead with retrenchments

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) says it welcomes the decision taken by Putco management confirming that it won’t go ahead with retrenchment. Putco planned to retrench 214 employees. NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim said NUMSA met with the Putco managing director on Monday, 01 March 2021 and confirmed […]

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Numsa dismayed and disappointed

Tebogo Msimanga | Numsa disgusted and disappointed The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) says it is dismayed, disgusted and disappointed by the compromised health and safety of its members, and the “casual attitude” that the management at ArcelorMittal South Africa displays towards this issue. Three workers, Thami Molefe, Lesenyeho Mofokeng and Mpho […]

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SASCO to picket outside parliament during budget speech

Tebogo Msimanga | The South African Students Congress (SASCO) together with the Provincial Executive Committee members of Western Cape will be picketing outside Parliament on Wednesday 24 February 2021 when Finance  Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the Budget Speech for the year 2021. SASCO President Bamanye Matiwane said this will be their second picket aimed at […]

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KPMG cease consulting services to SAICA listed clients

Just News The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) says it has noted KPMG’s decision to stop offering consulting services to their listed audit clients. KPMG announced that it will not be taking up any work from the JSE listed companies, from the 31 March 2021. It was reported that firms have been providing […]

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Calls for President Ramaphosa to “reverse his embrace of big business”

Tebogo Msimanga | Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA) and Women Affected by Mining United in Action (WAMUA)  is calling  on President Cyril Ramaphosa to “reverse his embrace of big business  and to ensure that mining communities are ensured the rights set out in our constitution.” President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver a State of […]

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Clothing Factory in rural area supply major retailers

Just News | The South African Retail-Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather (R-CTFL) Value Chain Masterplan has brought optimism and delight to many women in rural Keates Drift in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal. The area is one of the poorest in South Africa. Since its shoe factory closed its doors 26 years ago, it left 3000 families without […]

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The National Consumer Commission investigates seven major suppliers of garlic and ginger

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has launched an investigation into allegations of price hike relating to garlic and ginger. This follows an outcry by consumers carried in the media including social media platforms regarding alleged excessive prices of both products by various suppliers. Food Lovers Market, Spar Group, Pick n Pay, Shoprite […]

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“A glimmer of hope – although it may be too little too late for some”

Tebogo Msimanga | The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) welcomed the lifting of the third blanket ban on alcohol, as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his address on Monday evening. BASA comprises the Craft Brewers Association, Heineken South Africa and South African Breweries. BASA pleaded with government for urgent intervention, in order to […]

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