Involve Jarana in business rescue process or face legal action: Numsa to SAA

6 December 2019, 9:50 PM
The National Union of Metal Workers has threatened South African Airways with further legal action unless they involve former Chief Executive Officer Vuyani Jarana in the business rescue process in order to save workers' jobs at the national carrier.
New wage proposal in attempt to end bus strike 6 May 2018, 5:30 PM

In an attempt to break the stalemate in the nationwide bus strike, the Bargaining Council and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration have put a new wage proposal on the table.

Mantashe sends condolences to families of deceased mineworkers 5 May 2018, 7:15 AM

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says the death toll following seismic events at the Sibanye-Stillwater Mine in Driefontein near Carltonville now stands at five mineworkers.

New Mining Charter deadline set for end of May 4 May 2018, 7:27 PM

The deadline for finalising the new Mining Charter is now at the end of May.

Education, health to benefit greatly from Appropriation Bill 4 May 2018, 7:03 PM

Education, health, housing and social services are set to be the biggest beneficiaries of additional funding when the Appropriation Bill is approved.

AG terminates contracts with audit firms KPMG, Nkonki Inc 4 May 2018, 5:39 PM

Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu says they took the decision to terminate contracts with audit firms KPMG and Nkonki Inc so at to protect the reputational damage the two can cause on the office of the AG South Africa.

Walmart’s $15 billion purchase may be possible blow to Amazon 4 May 2018, 5:08 PM

Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has agreed to sell 75 percent of the company to US retail behemoth Walmart for about $15 billion, a report said Friday, in what would be a blow to rival Amazon.

Suspended SARS commissioner served with disciplinary charges 4 May 2018, 3:13 PM

Suspended South African Revenue Service commissioner, Tom Moyane, will face violation of his duties and responsbilities charges.

Davies to meet with steel companies affected by US tariffs 4 May 2018, 8:21 AM

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will meet next week with local steel companies affected by the higher import tariffs imposed by the United States.

Bus strike continues as wage talks collapse 4 May 2018, 6:09 AM

The nationwide bus strike is continuing after wage talks between unions representing striking bus drivers and employer associations collapsed again in Johannesburg Thursday.

Govt determined to address policy uncertainties: Ramaphosa 3 May 2018, 9:37 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told potential investors that his government is determined to address all outstanding policy uncertainties, like the Mining Charter, as soon as possible.

One of trapped Sibanye-Stillwater’s miners rescued 3 May 2018, 8:13 PM

One mineworker of the 13 who were trapped by a rock fall following seismic activity at Sibanye Stillwater's Driefontein Mine has been brought to the surface and is receiving medical attention.

Nedbank Group to continue relationship with KPMG 3 May 2018, 7:18 PM

Nedbank Group says it plans to continue its relationship with KPMG South Africa as their joint external auditors. 

No load-shedding this year: Eskom 3 May 2018, 6:49 PM

Eskom says there will be no load shedding this year.

[WATCH]: President Ramaphosa addresses Japan-Africa Economic Forum 3 May 2018, 5:53 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the keynote address at the Japan-Africa Public Private Economic Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

South African rand lifted by Fed signals; stocks slip 3 May 2018, 5:44 PM

South Africa’s rand strengthened on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve avoided a hawkish tone at its latest monetary policy meeting, while stocks slipped. At 1520 GMT the rand was 0.2 percent firmer at 12.6800 per dollar, after earlier trading as much as 1.1 percent stronger versus the U.S. currency. The rand gained in line […]

Mineworkers, gold companies reach R5 billion out of court settlement 3 May 2018, 4:10 PM

Thousands of mineworkers who contracted silicosis and TB are expected to receive a total of five-billion rand in compensation, following a class action settlement between major gold producers and firms representing the miners.

SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
Forum seeks to boost SA, Japan trade relations 3 May 2018, 6:40 AM

For the next two days, Japan and African countries will look for ways to strengthen their trade relations.

Gauteng govt, unions in talks to end Charlotte Maxeke hospital strike 3 May 2018, 6:15 AM

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has criticised the behaviour of striking workers at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic hospital.

Transnet reviewing, investigating all suspicious contracts 2 May 2018, 9:51 PM

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has refuted claims by the board of Transnet that it acted on the recommendations of the Wexman report.

Inflation expected to rise 2 May 2018, 9:10 PM

Consumers should brace themselves for a higher cost of living in the months to come.

Unions involved in bus strike to meet employer association 2 May 2018, 8:53 PM

Unions representing striking bus drivers are set to meet with employer associations in Johannesburg again Thursday in the hope of the ending the strike that's in its third week.

Gigaba, Hanekom announce plans to simplify travelling for minors 2 May 2018, 8:13 PM

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and his Tourism counterpart Derek Hanekom have announced plans to simplify the travelling of minors into the country.

‘R20 minimum wage better than nothing’ 2 May 2018, 5:34 PM

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the R20 per hour minimum wage introduced by government is better than nothing.

PMI shows manufacturing sector recovering 2 May 2018, 5:13 PM

The latest Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) shows the manufacturing sector is on its way to recovery and has erased losses incurred in March.

Mashaba terminates corrupt tenders in Johannesburg 2 May 2018, 3:40 PM

Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba has been giving an update on the R18 billion corruptions he has uncovered since taking over the running of the city.

Aliwal North hospital workers protest outside health dept 2 May 2018, 3:21 PM

Aliwal North Hospital employees are protesting outside the premises demanding the health department in the Eastern Cape to employ Human Resource personnel, including a hospital HR manager.

Nehawu denies Charlotte Maxeke Hospital strike 2 May 2018, 8:08 AM

Trade union Nehawu at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg has denied reports that they're on strike and that they plan to shut down services at the hospital.

Minimum Wage App and how it works 2 May 2018, 8:01 AM

Minimum Wage App The National Minimum Wage Act, 2017 is set to be implemented in May 2018. However, according to the Department of Labour, the process could be delayed by one or two months. SABC Digital News and OpenUp (formerly Code for South Africa) has partnered to develop a Minimum Wage App that will give […]

Weak rand blamed for fuel hikes 2 May 2018, 7:45 AM

The Energy department has attributed the latest fuel price hike to the unprecedented weakening of the Rand against the US Dollar and sharp international oil price increases.

Cosatu laments workers’ exploitation in N West 2 May 2018, 7:08 AM

Cosatu and Nehawu say workers are still being exploited in the North West and more should be done to promote workers' rights in both the private and public sectors.