Digital change come with new job opportunities: Zikalala

25 March 2019, 8:23 PM
KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development ,Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sihle Zikalala , says the Fourth Industrial Revolution summit is mainly focusing on technological innovations and how it can improve the lives of the ordinary people .
READ MORE
Sihle Zikalala
Retailers ready for on-line shopping on Black Friday 22 November 2018, 11:14 AM

Online retailers have come out saying that they are ready for the influx of online buyers ahead of Black Friday.

PSA urges Public Office Bearers to reject 4% salary increase 22 November 2018, 11:11 AM

The Public Servants Association (PSA) spokesperson Tahir Maepa has called on Public Office Bearers should not accept the 4% salary increase.

“Consequence management to be a reality with Audit Amendment Act’ 22 November 2018, 11:01 AM

On Tuesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Public Audit Amendment Act which gives the Auditor General(AG) of South Africa powers to act against irregular spending by the state.

Locals urged to buy proudly South African products 22 November 2018, 10:54 AM

Black Friday was introduced to South Africa in 2014 and has taken off all over.

Matjila’s departure is long over-due: Holomisa 22 November 2018, 10:41 AM

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says the departure of the chief executive officer of Public Investment Corporation (PIC) Dan Matjila is long over-due.

AMCU members at Sibanye-Stillwater go on strike 22 November 2018, 8:12 AM

More than 15 000 workers affiliated to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) have downed tools at all the Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines across the country.

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu speaking to SABC news
Officials to be held personally liable for wasting public funds 22 November 2018, 7:51 AM

Parliament's Standing Committee on the Auditor-General(AG) says the days of dealing with irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure only on paper are now a thing of the past.

Lungisa Fuzile
Fuzile describes events leading to Nene’s dismissal 21 November 2018, 8:01 PM

The Former National Treasury Director General, Lungisa Fuzile, has dropped a bomb-shell when he described the events leading to the dismissal of former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene in December.

Auditor General Kimi Makwetu speaking to SABC news
Number of clean audits has declined to under 100 21 November 2018, 6:23 PM

The Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has described as glaring lack of accountability the disclaimer audit opinion by some departments in both North West and the Free State.

Eskom logo
Eskom says no more load shedding 21 November 2018, 4:18 PM

Eskom's Chief Operating Officer, Jan Oberholzer, says there will not be any load shedding in the foreseeable future. He appeared before Parliament's Public Enterprise committee to discuss the power utility's report for the 2017/2018 financial year.

SAA planes
SAA financial woes persist 21 November 2018, 2:30 PM

South African Airways (SAA) is technically insolvent and will not be able to meet its financial obligations without government support.

Municipalities owe Eskom R18 billion 21 November 2018, 1:22 PM

Municipalities owe Eskom R18 billion in debt. This is according to Eskom CEO, Phakamani Hadebe who is appearing before Parliament's Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee.

Eskom aims to recover R650m from Trillian 21 November 2018, 12:23 PM

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says they will be in court early next month in an effort to recover R650 million from Gupta linked company, Trillian.

WATCH: Eskom briefing on Annual Report, Financial statements 21 November 2018, 10:05 AM

Eskom appears before the Public Enterprises Committee on its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 17/18, and on their Corporate Plan.

SA currency weakens as the greenback rebounds.
Rand weakens as the greenback rebounds 21 November 2018, 8:27 AM

The rand is trading weaker in line with other emerging market currencies as the greenback rebounded.

Pravin Gordhan
Day 3 for Gordhan at State Capture Commission 21 November 2018, 6:32 AM

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will on Wednesday continue to testify at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Nissan crisis deepens as ‘charges loom’ over Ghosn case 21 November 2018, 6:08 AM

The crisis at Nissan deepened Wednesday as it emerged the Japanese car giant could itself face charges over the alleged financial misconduct that led to the stunning arrest of its chairman Carlos Ghosn. Monday’s arrest of the millionaire auto tycoon, who is credited with turning around the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Motors alliance, sent shockwaves through the global […]

Momentum urges people to fully disclose health status when applying for policies 21 November 2018, 5:35 AM

Insurance company Momentum has again urged people to fully disclose details regarding their health when applying for life cover.

Oil recovers some losses after 6-pct plunge, but market on edge 21 November 2018, 5:34 AM

Oil prices on Wednesday clawed back some of the previous day’s more than 6 percent plunge, lifted by a report of an unexpected decline in U.S. commercial crude inventories as well as record Indian crude imports. But investors remained on edge, with the International Energy Agency (IEA) warning of unprecedented uncertainty in oil markets due […]

National Assembly
ANC considering Wealth Tax 20 November 2018, 8:01 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is seriously considering the introduction of a Wealth Tax to try and recover the R20 billion in revenue shortfall.

Black Friday sign
Durbanites prepare for mega shopping on Black Friday 20 November 2018, 3:55 PM

Black Friday fever has started to catch many Durbanites as they prepare for the mega shopping phenomenon that is spread from the United States to many countries around the world.

Ramaphosa, Steinmeier in bilateral discussions 20 November 2018, 1:03 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier at a ceremony in Cape Town. Steinmeier is on a three day state visit to South Africa aimed at bolstering diplomatic and trade relations between the two countries.

Negative messages went out globally depicting Cape Town as the first major city in the world that could run out of water.
WESGROW embarks on tourism campaign 20 November 2018, 9:56 AM

Western Cape tourism body, WESGRO has embarked on an intensive tourism campaign to entice visitors who've been discouraged by the recent drought to visit the province.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Ramaphosa to welcome German president on Tuesday 20 November 2018, 8:20 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday welcome Germany's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Cape Town for a state visit expected to boost the two countries' trade.

I will abide by concourt ruling: Motsoeneng 20 November 2018, 6:10 AM

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng says he respects the Constitutional court ruling and will abide by it. On Monday, the court dismissed his application for leave to appeal the Labour Court's ruling that he personally pay the legal cost pertaining to the banning of the coverage of service delivery protests in 2016.

IMF optimism on SA’s economic recovery fading 19 November 2018, 10:04 PM

South Africa's economic recovery plans face serious constraints with growing debt of state firms domestically and capital outflows as a result of global trade tensions, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday.

Mattress Firms
Steinhoff promotes commercial director to CEO, shares leap 19 November 2018, 9:26 PM

Steinhoff has appointed commercial director Louis du Preez, a key figure in its attempts to recover from a financial crisis, as its permanent chief executive, sending shares in the South African retailer as much as 15% higher on Monday.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in SA on state visit 19 November 2018, 5:24 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday host German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier who is in the country on a state visit.

Reserve Bank building
Economists expect repo rate to hike 19 November 2018, 3:15 PM

Most economists expect the MPC of Reserve Bank to hike the repo rate when it meets this week. This on the back of rising global interest rates, especially in the United States as well as expected higher inflation going forward.

Interviews to fill SABC board vacancies cancelled 19 November 2018, 12:30 PM

SABC News has reliably learnt that Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communication has cancelled Tuesday's interviews to fill vacancies on the SABC board after three shortlisted candidates pulled out.