Minister Patel to investigate workers allegations against Clover: Vavi

16 January 2022, 8:06 PM
South African Federation of Trade Unions' Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi says he's happy that Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has agreed to investigate workers allegations against dairy producer, Clover
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Shoprite employees to embark on strike 21 December 2017, 4:16 PM

Workers at Shoprite Checkers outlets across the country will embark on a one-day strike on Friday.

Knysna returns to former glory in time for festive season 21 December 2017, 3:36 PM

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Agri SA warns ANC on amendment of the Constitution 21 December 2017, 12:59 PM

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Ratings agencies cautiously optimistic about economic future of SA 20 December 2017, 3:12 PM

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Fuel price expected to decrease in 2018 20 December 2017, 2:37 PM

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Cosatu supports Shoprite Checkers strike 20 December 2017, 8:33 AM

Cosatu says it fully supports the planned one-day nationwide strike by more than 30 000 members of trade union SACCAWU working for Shoprite Checkers on Friday.

Sars files criminal charges against Pauw 19 December 2017, 8:42 PM

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has filed criminal and civil charges against investigative journalist, Jacques Pauw.

Market commentators worried about ANC Top Six outcome 19 December 2017, 12:01 PM

Market commentators are concerned about the mixed result of the ANC's leadership election on Monday.

Immediate calls for Ramaphosa to deal with corruption swiftly 19 December 2017, 9:52 AM

Many groups are calling on newly elected African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa to move swiftly to deal with state capture and corruption.

SABC reaches agreement with CWU 19 December 2017, 9:47 AM

The SABC says it has reached an agreement with the Communication Workers Union over wage negotiations for the 2017/18.

Eskom denies reinstating Koko 19 December 2017, 6:43 AM

Eskom has again denied reports that its suspended acting CEO Matshela Koko has been re-instated.

Major businesses welcome newly elected ANC leadership 19 December 2017, 5:59 AM

Major business bodies have welcomed the newly elected African National Congress (ANC) leadership.

Rand strengthens as ANC conference gains momentum 18 December 2017, 6:06 PM

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Lindiwe Zulu notes progress in SMME’s 18 December 2017, 3:57 PM

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Rand continues to strengthen as ANC seeks new leadership 18 December 2017, 3:49 PM

The rand continues to strengthen against a basket of major currencies as the ANC votes to elect a new leader.

DA lays criminal charges against Koko 18 December 2017, 2:33 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Natasha Mazzone has laid criminal charges against the newly reinstated Eskom CEO Matshela Koko at the Cape Town Police Station.

Motorists receiving e-toll summons cannot be prosecuted: Outa 18 December 2017, 2:33 PM

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says while Gauteng motorists are receiving summonses for defaulting on their e-toll payments, they cannot be prosecuted

Metrorail to start R68 million project 18 December 2017, 12:07 PM

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Zulu addresses the Conference Business Breakfast 18 December 2017, 10:10 AM

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu will be addressing the business conference breakfast on Monday.

DA to lay charges against Koko 18 December 2017, 9:54 AM

The DA will on Monday lay charges against the newly re-instated Eskom CEO Matshela Koko.

Rand firms more than 2 pct on ANC leadership contest 17 December 2017, 10:28 PM

South Africa’s rand firmed more than 2.3 percent to 12.7800 on Sunday as Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma were formally nominated to contest the leadership of the ruling African National Congress. “The rand is stronger on the likelihood of Cyril Ramaphosa being elected ANC head,” said Brett Birkenstock, a director at Overberg Asset Management. “The […]

ANC to choose leadership able to restore investors confidence: Godongwana 17 December 2017, 6:12 PM

Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee  sub-committee on Economic Transformation, Enoch Godwangana says the elective conference underway at Nasrec in Johannesburg, will choose leaders that will help restore investor confidence in South Africa.

SARS to collect sugary beverages levy from April 17 December 2017, 2:59 PM

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will collect the Sugary Beverages Levy (SBL) with effect from the 1st of April 2018.

Eskom refutes claims of Koko’s reinstatement 17 December 2017, 7:45 AM

Eskom has denied reports that Matshela Koko will be back at work on Monday after being reinstated at the power utility's CEO.

Zuma’s free education raises economic concerns 17 December 2017, 7:00 AM

The Banking Association of South Africa has called on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to clarify how President Jacob Zuma's announced free higher education will be funded.

Economy is still growing slowly: Gigaba 16 December 2017, 1:36 PM

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says although the economy is showing signs of recovery, it is still growing slowly.

Nersa, Outa welcome 5.2% tariff hike 16 December 2017, 6:55 AM

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says the 5.2% tariff increase that the energy regulator Nersa has granted Eskom is a victory for civil society.