Workers heed a call for protest action against minimum wage 25 April 2018, 9:57 PM

Workers across the country heeded the call by Zwelinzima Vavi's new kid on the block, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) to strike over the planned introduction of a R20 an hour National Minimum Wage in the country.

Raymond Zondo installed new University of Zululand Vice Chancellor 25 April 2018, 9:33 PM

From a former law student at the University of Zululand to Chancellor, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo who also chairs the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture was installed on Wednesday.

Parliament adopts “in principle” terms of reference of State Capture Inquiry 25 April 2018, 8:16 PM

Parliament's Mineral Resources Committee has “in principle" adopted terms of reference for its State Capture Inquiry into former Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Saftu in KZN accuses govt of failing workers 25 April 2018, 7:24 PM

South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) in KwaZulu-Natal has accused government of failing the workers with the national minimum wage of R20 an hour.

Patricia de Lille
De Lille says has nothing to fear 25 April 2018, 7:06 PM

City of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says she has nothing to fear.

SABC News crew robbed in North West 25 April 2018, 6:48 PM

An SABC News crew in North-West has been attacked and robbed off their equipment by a group of people at a filling station in Klerksdorp.

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SAA needs a further R12 billion to be profitable 25 April 2018, 6:41 PM

Deputy Minister of Finance Mondli Gungubele says it will cost approximately R60 billion to privatise the cash strapped SAA.

Roma will believe in repeat miracle, says Liverpool’s Wijnaldum 25 April 2018, 6:06 PM

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum fears Roma's two late goals in their 5-2 Champions League semi-final first-leg defeat will give the Italian side confidence they can repeat their miracle comeback against Barcelona.

Political stability crucial to ensure continued confidence – Mabuza 25 April 2018, 3:47 PM

Deputy President, David Mabuza, says a positive change in investor sentiments in the South African economy will support President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to meet a goal of 100 billion dollars in foreign direct investment over the next 5 years.

Patricia de Lille
De Lille slams DA councillors who aim to oust her 25 April 2018, 3:11 PM

Embattled Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has lashed out at the DA councillors who will vote for her removal, saying they are only thinking of their interests and not their constituents.

Saftu marchers arrived at Makhura’s office 25 April 2018, 1:33 PM

Workers who are participating in the labour federation Saftu organised march have arrived at the office of Gauteng premier David Makhura in the Johannesburg CBD where they will hand over a memorandum.

Zwelinzima Vavi
Vavi urges peaceful Saftu march 25 April 2018, 1:03 PM

Labour federation SAFTU's general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called for strict discipline among members of unions affiliated to SAFTU who have started to march from Newtown, Johannesburg.

Patricia de Lille
ANC lashes out at DA over de Lille saga 25 April 2018, 12:30 PM

The African National Congress as official opposition in the city of Cape Town, says it wants mayor Patricia de Lille removed through council processes and not internal DA politics.

Mediosa denies links to Gupta family 25 April 2018, 11:55 AM

The controversial Medioa mobile clinic company that operates in the Free State and North-West has denied having any links with the Gupta family.

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Thousands expected at N Cape, Bloemfontein Saftu march 25 April 2018, 11:32 AM

Trade union NUMSA in the Northern Cape is expected to send thousands of its members to the march against the national minimum wage in Bloemfontein.

Zwelinzima Vavi
R20 per hour is not enough to survive on: Vavi 25 April 2018, 10:55 AM

Saftu General-Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi says this strike is not just a Saftu strike but it is a workers’ demonstration against poverty, pay inequalities and status quo.

Mildred Oliphant
Saftu is misleading workers: Labour Minister 25 April 2018, 10:32 AM

Labour Minister, Mildred Oliphant has accused the South African Federation of Trade Unions of misleading workers, saying it was part of discussions that led to an agreement on the minimum wage.

Protesters shut down North West hospital 25 April 2018, 9:25 AM

Protesters have shutdown the Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp in the North West. The protesters are not allowing anyone to enter or leave the hospital.

Warren Mokoga
Government has once again failed students: Wits SRC 25 April 2018, 9:15 AM

Wits SRC Secretary General Warren Makoga says the government has failed students again because it has failed to give them a proper framework on how the bursary scheme system is going to work.

Management to relook at design of Moses Mabhida Stadium 25 April 2018, 7:49 AM

Management at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban say they might be forced to re-visit the design of the stadium which at this stage makes it easy for spectators to access the field.

Supra Mahumapelo
ANC to discuss Mahumapelo’s fate 25 April 2018, 7:15 AM

The fate of North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo will once again be on the agenda of African National Congress deployees to the province on Wednesday.

Bus strike talks reach stalemate again 25 April 2018, 6:15 AM

The Labour Department-facilitated wage talks between unions and bus companies have deadlocked.

Saftu aims to bring economy to standstill 24 April 2018, 9:47 PM

South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) President, Mack Chabalala, has reiterated that members from several other unions are prepared to join Wednesday’s strike.

Former District Six residents take govt to court 24 April 2018, 9:22 PM

Former residents of District Six in Cape Town are taking government to court. 

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South Africans called to honour Madiba’s legacy 24 April 2018, 9:09 PM

Former President Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel has called on South Africans to honour Madiba's legacy by making a difference in their communities no matter how small or big.

Naledi Pandor
Pandor wants Nsfas to get its house in order 24 April 2018, 8:29 PM

Higher Education and Training Minister, Naledi Pandor wants the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) to get its house in order.

SADC urges Lesotho, DRC to start reform process 24 April 2018, 8:21 PM

Southern African Development Community  (SADC) Chairperson and President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the governments of Lesotho and Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as opposition parties, to start the reform process in earnest.

Panyaza Lesufi
Two nuclear schools launched in Pretoria 24 April 2018, 6:09 PM

Nuclear technology can now be learned at two Pretoria schools.

Numsa to join Saftu on minimum wage strike 24 April 2018, 5:28 PM

Numsa is calling on all its members to support Saftu's strike against the minimum wage on Wednesday.

SAA needs further capital injection to remain afloat 24 April 2018, 4:41 PM

The Chief Executive Officer of SAA Luvuyo Jarana has defended the sourcing of security services to protect top executives at the airliner. He says they were receiving threats.