Autopax employees to receive salaries from Tuesday

28 January 2020, 12:45 PM
Autopax employees will receive the rest of their salaries from Tuesday.
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SAA on a high following DBSA cash injection 28 January 2020, 8:02 PM

South African Airways (SAA) has advised passengers, travel agencies and airline partners to continue booking flights on the airline after receiving R3.5 billion emergency funding from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).

Fuel price drop on the horizon: AA 28 January 2020, 6:12 PM

The Automobile Association says motorists can expect a decline in the price of fuel next month.

SAA to get R3.5 bln emergency funding from Development Bank 28 January 2020, 4:47 PM

SAA is fighting for its survival after it entered into a form of bankruptcy protection in December.

Eskom appoints project manager for Kusile power station construction 28 January 2020, 9:34 AM

 Power utility Eskom has appointed one of its former senior project managers, Avin Maharaj to head up their Kusile power station construction project in Mpumalanga.

Numsa signs three-year wage agreement with Mibco 28 January 2020, 8:01 AM

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has signed a three-year settlement agreement in the Motor Industries Bargaining Council (MIBCO).

Cyril Ramaphosa
AfCFTA will make Africa the largest common market in the world: Ramaphosa 28 January 2020, 5:00 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has highlighted the economic advantages of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), saying it will make Africa the largest common market in the world.

Woolworths hit by weak Australia, December results 27 January 2020, 9:33 PM

Half-year earnings at South Africa’s Woolworths could drop by as much as 20%, the retailer warned on Monday, sending its shares down more than 4%.

Eskom tells court tariffs to blame for load shedding as Nersa stand-off continues 27 January 2020, 8:08 PM

South Africa's energy regulator Nersa is battling it out in court with power utility Eskom over the price of electricity.  

Kenyan central bank cuts key lending rate to 8.25% 27 January 2020, 6:45 PM

Kenya’s central bank monetary policy committee cut its benchmark lending rate to 8.25% on Monday from 8.50%, saying the economy was operating below potential and there was room for a more accommodative monetary policy.

Prasa’s bus company Autopax in deep financial problems 27 January 2020, 3:15 PM

The future looks bleak for over 1000 employees of Prasa's bus company Autopax which operates Translux and City to City buses.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha
New Eskom Spokesperson defends his appointment 27 January 2020, 10:54 AM

Eskom's new spokesperson, Sikonathi Mantshantsha, has defended his appointment, saying he has an opportunity to serve the nation.

Autopax’s inability to pay salaries unacceptable: NUMSA 27 January 2020, 9:49 AM

Trade Union NUMSA has described as unacceptable Autopax's announcement that it will not be able to pay its employees their full salaries for January.

Ace Magashule
Magashule against privatisation of Eskom 26 January 2020, 7:01 PM

ANC Secretary-General, Ace Magashule has reiterated that the party should take a position against the privatisation of Eskom.

Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable 26 January 2020, 8:38 AM

Fashion retailer H&M (HMb.ST) said on Saturday that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating with the local data protection supervisory authority in its investigation into the matter.

Financier doubts add to Boeing’s MAX headaches 25 January 2020, 7:43 PM

To restore faith in the 737 MAX, Boeing needs to prove its flagship jet is not just airworthy but also a safe investment.

Residents express frustration over City of Johannesburg rates 25 January 2020, 9:43 AM

Residents of the City of Johannesburg have expressed their frustration over the way in which the municipality works out their municipal rates and taxes.

Mine deaths reduced as safety improves 24 January 2020, 6:25 PM

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced a 37% fall in mine deaths as safety improves.

Motsepe appointed to WEF board 24 January 2020, 4:44 PM

Prominent South African businessman and founder of African Rainbow Minerals, Patrice Motsepe, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the World Economic Forum.

SA enjoys a great deal of interest from international community: Mboweni 24 January 2020, 4:00 PM

Team South Africa says it has held fruitful bilateral engagements with economic leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

SAA has enough cash to pay January wages 24 January 2020, 3:42 PM

South African Airways (SAA) has saved enough cash to pay January salaries, specialists appointed to try to turn around the struggling airline said on Friday.

WATCH: State Capture Inquiry 24 January 2020, 9:37 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture continues to hear testimony about the Gupta-linked TNA Media company.

State Capture to continue with former Eskom board chair Tsotsi 24 January 2020, 8:40 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will continue to hear testimony on Friday about the Gupta-linked TNA Media Company. 

Western Cape needs 88 train sets to run efficiently 24 January 2020, 6:15 AM

The Western Cape needs 88 train sets to run efficiently, but currently only 33 are operating. This has been revealed at a media briefing - the first in Cape Town since the appointment of PRASA administrator Bongisizwe Mpondo last month. 

Glencore protest
Numsa to protest job losses at Glencore 24 January 2020, 5:28 AM

Numsa will meet with their members today affiliated to the Glencore Rustenburg Smelter after receiving a section 189 notice from Glencore.

Concerns about SA’s energy challenges raised at WEF 23 January 2020, 8:34 PM

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor says would-be investors, especially mining companies attending the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland continue to show concerns about South Africa's energy supply challenges.

Eastern Cape govt determined to save manufacturing company facing liquidation 23 January 2020, 7:15 PM

The Eastern Cape government is on a mission to save the East London based manufacturing company, Yekani from liquidation.

Trafigura to buy Angolan general’s stake in Puma Energy – sources 23 January 2020, 4:36 PM

Global commodities trader Trafigura is in advanced talks to buy more than 10% of an Angolan general’s stake in its fuel retail arm Puma Energy by the end of the year, sources familiar with the matter said.

Amcu loses ConCourt appeal 23 January 2020, 2:45 PM

Trade Union AMCU has lost an appeal at the Constitutional Court where it was challenging the fairness of Section 189 sub-section 1 of the Labour Relations Act.

CWU urges Telkom to follow proper procedures with job cuts 23 January 2020, 8:28 AM

The Communication Workers Union has warned of the possibility of protest action if Telkom fails to follow proper processes on the retrenchment of workers.

Pandor concerned about how SAA crisis may impact tourism numbers 22 January 2020, 9:30 PM

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor says the challenges facing South African Airways (SAA) will be of greater concern if they affect tourism numbers and its membership in the Star Alliance.