Judge Makhubele expected to answer to allegations of corruption at Prasa

3 August 2020, 6:49 AM
Controversial Judge Tintswalo Makhubele is yet again expected to appear before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg on Monday morning.
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No recession despite weak economic growth: Economists 5 July 2018, 9:25 PM

News the economy actually contracted in the first quarter came as a negative blow to the economy.

Sasol develops new strategies to prevent fatalities 5 July 2018, 6:30 PM

Petro-Chemical giants company Sasol has developed new strategies to prevent fatalities in its operations.

Carmaker Jaguar says ‘bad Brexit’ would mean it could not stay in UK 5 July 2018, 5:53 PM

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has joined dissenters to a "hard Brexit", saying that Britain leaving the EU without a trade deal would cost it 1.2 billion pounds ($1.59 billion) a year and curtail its future UK operations.

SA, Ghana encourage business to take up opportunities 5 July 2018, 3:04 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he and his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, will encourage businesses to take up opportunities that exist in both countries.

Drivers threaten to shut down Uber and Taxify 5 July 2018, 11:56 AM

Uber and Taxify drivers have threatened to shut down the ride e-hailing services should their demands not be addressed.

SA motorists to ‘switch off engines’ against petrol hikes 5 July 2018, 10:02 AM

A newly formed organisation, People Against Petrol and Paraffin Price Increase is warning that government will face a national shutdown on July 27 if they do not immediately address issues around fuel price increases.

Putco unable to pay salary increments due to financial constrains 5 July 2018, 7:49 AM

Bus Company Putco says its decision to apply for exclusion from the recently signed salary agreement is due to its current financial constraints.

Eskom halts retrenchment plans 5 July 2018, 6:43 AM

Eskom says it will seek ways of reducing staff costs other than cutting jobs. This after it halted a plan to offer workers voluntary retrenchment deals.

Sassa workers to report to work on Thursday 4 July 2018, 8:59 PM

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) workers are expected to report for on Thursday after reaching an agreement with their employer to give negotiations another chance.

Eskom to look at other ways of reducing staff 4 July 2018, 5:07 PM

Eskom says it will seek ways of reducing staff costs other than cutting jobs. This is after it halted a plan to offer workers voluntary retrenchment deals.

Mauritania, Senegal sign fishing agreement 4 July 2018, 5:04 PM

Dakar and Nouakchott have signed a fresh agreement which will allow Senegalese fishermen to work in Mauritanian waters, Senegalese authorities said.

Gold prices touch one-week high on softer U.S. dollar 4 July 2018, 2:50 PM

Gold hit a one-week high on Wednesday, rebounding from this week's seven-month low, helped by a softer dollar and smouldering trade tensions...

Operator addresses uber/taxify drivers concerns 4 July 2018, 11:10 AM

E-hailing taxi operator Taxify says it has already begun addressing some of the concerns raised by its drivers.

IFP requests urgent debate on fuel hikes 4 July 2018, 10:08 AM

The Inkatha Freedom Party says it has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to request an urgent debate on fuel price hikes.

Retailers ‘running out’ of paraffin as winter bites 4 July 2018, 7:35 AM

Some retailers selling paraffin in Gugulethu on the Cape Flats say they cannot keep up with the current demand for the fuel which has skyrocketed.

Uber, Taxify drivers vow to continue strike action 4 July 2018, 6:27 AM

Uber/Taxify drivers say they will not be deterred from highlighting their plight. This after they found Uber offices closed as they attempted to deliver a memorandum of grievances at Garsfontein in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon.

Tough times as fuel price goes up 4 July 2018, 5:55 AM

South African motorists have expressed mixed feelings about the latest price hike after the price of fuel rose again on Wednesday.

Moyane gives Ramaphosa Friday deadline to stop SARS Inquiry 3 July 2018, 8:13 PM

Suspended South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner Tom Moyane's defence has given the President until Friday to stop the SARS Inquiry before escalating the matter to the courts.

Eskom technicians on standby to avoid load shedding 3 July 2018, 6:18 PM

Ageing infrastructure may cause Johannesburg residents to still experience rolling blackouts.

South Africa funding to suffer from weak rand, high yields: Moody’s 3 July 2018, 3:51 PM

South Africa will find it harder to raise funds and service its foreign debt after a worsening of external financing conditions in recent months due to a fall in the rand and rising bond yields, Moody’s said on Tuesday.

Cape Flats residents struggling to get paraffin 3 July 2018, 2:55 PM

Some residents from informal settlements on the Cape Flats say they are struggling to cook and keep warm this winter due to a paraffin shortage.

CWU set to strike at Telkom, Post Office 3 July 2018, 12:41 PM

The Communication Workers Union says it’s forging ahead with its strike action at Telkom and the Post Office starting this Friday. 

Moyane’s defence team to escalate objections to Ramaphosa 3 July 2018, 12:26 PM

Suspended South African Revenue Service Commissioner Tom Moyane's defence team says they will take their objections to the President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Mkhize determined to get to bottom of VBS ‘corruption’ 3 July 2018, 9:55 AM

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize says he expects to see consequences for those found to have deposited municipal funds into VBS Mutual Bank.

Poor hit hardest hit by fuel hike 3 July 2018, 8:05 AM

South Africans will be hard hit financially with the latest fuel hike.

Fuel price goes up amid shutdown threats 3 July 2018, 6:03 AM

The fifth fuel price hike for this year will take effect at midnight. Petrol and diesel will go up by around 26 cents a litre, paraffin by 22 cents a litre and LP-Gas by 37 cents a kilogram. The Department of Energy says the main reason for this fuel price increase is the weakening of […]

SARS to come down hard on criminal activities 3 July 2018, 5:43 AM

The South African Revenue Service says it will come down hard on those involved in the illicit trafficing of tobacco, round tripping of containers and people submitting fictitious tax declarations.

Nugent labels Moyane’s submissions to SARS commission as disgraceful 2 July 2018, 8:49 PM

Judge Robert Nugent has called suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane's submission to the Inquiry a disgrace littered with abusive and sinister suggestions.

People Against Petrol, Paraffin Price Increase warn of nationwide shutdown 2 July 2018, 6:35 PM

Newly formed organisation, People Against Petrol and Paraffin Price Increase (Pappi) has given government an ultimatum to respond to its demands or face a national shutdown. Earlier today, many South Africans heeded the organisation’s call to bring busy roads to a standstill in protest against the latest fuel hikes. The price of petrol and diesel […]

I hear colour, says the world’s first cyborg 2 July 2018, 12:22 PM

I hear colour, says Neil Harbisson , the world’s first cyborg  who has an antenna  in his head. Some consider his use of technology as advancement in artificial intelligence (AI) or what he refers to as Artificial Senses (AS).