Satawu confirms it’s prepared to accept SAA’s voluntary severance packages

3 July 2020, 11:00 AM
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) says it is prepared to accept the voluntary severance packages offered as part of South African Airway's (SAA) business rescue and restructuring process.
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Xi JinPing lauds SA on BRICS Summit logistics 25 July 2018, 8:00 AM

Chinese President Xi JinPing has commended the country for putting together the best logistical arrangements for the hosting of the 10th BRICS Summit. 

Gautrain workers to go on strike on Monday 25 July 2018, 7:00 AM

Gautrain commuters may be forced to find alternative means of transport as workers threaten to go on strike.

Economic growth slowdown to top BRICS Summit 25 July 2018, 6:30 AM

More than 1 000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Wednesday for the 10th BRICS Summit.

Phakamani Hadebe
Chinese investment a sign of confidence: Eskom CEO 25 July 2018, 5:52 AM

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the Chinese investment into the power generator is a sign of confidence in the cash strapped state owned utility.

Xin Jinping and Cyril Ramaphosa
China commits R190 billion to S Africa’s economy 24 July 2018, 9:06 PM

The Chinese government has committed over R190 billion to South Africa's economy.

Phakamani Hadebe
Eskom signs loan with China Development Bank 24 July 2018, 8:30 PM

As Eskom signs a loan with the China Development Bank, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says it's going to pursue cases of those involved in irregular expenditure.

South Africa to host 10th BRICS summit 24 July 2018, 7:25 PM

South Africa is to host the 10th BRICS summit at the Sandton Convention Centre this week.

New Development Bank aims to bring innovations to finance sector 24 July 2018, 3:53 PM

The New Development Bank which aims to bring innovations to the finance sector has spent at least $5 billion to assist emerging economies.

South Africans urged to march against high fuel price 24 July 2018, 12:50 PM

Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) and the DA have called on all South Africans to join a march against the high fuel price on July 31 in Pretoria.

Transport industry, DA and Outa to meet over fuel price 24 July 2018, 8:50 AM

The DA, Outa and Taxi associations meeting to announce planned action in relation to the increasing and unaffordable fuel prices that the government has imposed.

The BRICS summit will take place in Sandton.
Dirco confident ahead of BRICS summit 24 July 2018, 6:15 AM

Department of International Relations says it is pleased with South Africa's level of preparedness to host the 10th BRICS summit.

BRICS delegates go sightseeing in Durban 23 July 2018, 10:05 PM

BRICS delegates wrapped up their two-day business meeting in Durban at historical sites; including Ohlange High School where former President Nelson Mandela voted in 1994 and the Mahatma Ghandi centre at Inanda and the Mandela capture site in Howick.

“Trade war will not dominate BRICS Summit discussions” 23 July 2018, 9:05 PM

International Relations Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, says although BRICS leaders are concerned over the effects that a potential full-blown international trade war could have on their countries, the topic will not dominate discussions during this year's summit.

Zimbabwe tobacco sales at all time high, could ease dollar crunch 23 July 2018, 7:14 PM

Zimbabwe's tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kilos just as the selling season nears its end - figures that could help ease the country's severe dollar shortage and a sign that controversial land reforms could be working.

SMMEs are the future to address poverty: Zulu 23 July 2018, 6:02 PM

Small Business Development Minister Linidiwe Zulu says government wants to create an enabling environment for small businesses

China calls on BRICS to support economic globalisation, oppose unilateralism 23 July 2018, 3:21 PM

The world's second largest economy China has gained the support of other emerging markets and agreed to fight against trade protectionism.

Gigaba praises outgoing Director-General 23 July 2018, 2:54 PM

Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has credited outgoing DG Mkusile Apleni of stabilising the department's finances, administration and operations.

Eskom reports irregular expenditure of billions 23 July 2018, 12:03 PM

Eskom has reported a net loss before tax of two-point-six-billion-rand and irregular expenditure of 19-billion-rand since 2012.

YES initiative set to change the state of unemployment 23 July 2018, 11:04 AM

The Youth Service Employment (YES) has been granted a go ahead by South African Revenue Services to be a Public Beneficiary organisation.

Eskom to release financial results amid wage talks 23 July 2018, 7:44 AM

There's speculation that Eskom will shed more light on corruption, when the hard-pressed power utility releases its 2017/18 financial results on Monday.

Davies calls for co-operation between BRICS members 22 July 2018, 8:48 PM

Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies has called for greater co-operation between BRICS countries to increase investment levels.

A farmer with maize crop
N West farmers exceed their maize target 22 July 2018, 6:09 PM

North West farmers have produced more than 16 000 tons of maize this year.

Young, rich and ambitious: Nigeria’s ‘gentleman farmers’ 22 July 2018, 3:23 PM

"Come, I'll show you what a potential billion dollars looks like," said P.J. Okocha, opening the door of a small, modern house in southern Nigeria to reveal a thousand yam seedlings.

Ruling in Moyane DC hearing expected in the coming week 22 July 2018, 7:45 AM

The presiding officer of the disciplinary hearing against suspended Sars commissioner Tom Moyane, Advocate Azhar Bham, is expected to hand down his ruling in the coming week.

French minister implores US to ‘see sense’ over trade war 21 July 2018, 8:57 PM

France's finance minister Bruno Le Maire told AFP on Saturday that the United States must avoid pushing the world into a "survival of the fittest" scenario through tit-for-tat trade sanctions.

Workers in reflector clothes.
Labour Dept tackles Compensation Fund inefficiencies 21 July 2018, 4:03 PM

The Labour Department's Compensation Fund says great strides have been made in its turnaround strategy.

Eskom whistle-blower Suzanne Daniels dismissed 21 July 2018, 8:05 AM

Eskom whistle-blower Suzanne Daniels has been dismissed after a disciplinary hearing found she was implicated in some of the questionable transactions at the power utility.

Moyane disciplinary inquiry to start on Saturday 20 July 2018, 8:49 PM

The disciplinary inquiry hearing against suspended SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane will commence on Saturday in Johannesburg.

SA’s 2018 maize output seen up marginally on previous estimate: Poll 20 July 2018, 4:23 PM

South Africa’s maize output is expected to rise slightly in 2018 than previously estimated on the back of late harvests from the central and western parts of the maize belt...

Limpopo to partner with China 20 July 2018, 2:44 PM

Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha has secured one-hundred billion rand investment from China for the province.