South African Business News
South African Business News
Freedom Under Law sends letter of demand to JSC on suspending Hlophe
by Emsie Ferreira on 21st Apr 2021 at 7:50 pm
The letter follows the commission’s insistence that the embattled Western Cape judge president will partake in this week’s interviews of candidates The post Freedom Under Law sends letter of demand to JSC on suspending Hlophe appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
SA to take to the polls on 27 Oct for local govt elections – Ramaphosa
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:55 pm
This will be the sixth time in a democratic South Africa that voters will elect leadership and public representatives at metropolitan, district and local government level.
CoCT given final go-head for R4bn development at River Club
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:32 pm
The multibillion-rand investment includes US retail giant Amazon's Africa headquarters.
Suspect (17) arrested in connection with Lonwabo Jack's murder
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:29 pm
Lonwabo Jack (22) was assaulted and stabbed to death in Nyanga on his birthday on Sunday.
COVID cases on the rise in NC, NW, FS – NICD
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:26 pm
It said the team is working with the respective provinces to ascertain whether the rise in cases can be attributed to cluster outbreaks.
Weather Watch: A warm Thursday predicted for KZN
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:23 pm
Thundershowers can, however, be expected in Vereeniging in Gauteng.
StatsSA: Food, non-alcoholic beverages led to high inflation rate in March
on 21st Apr 2021 at 3:37 pm
The annual headline inflation quickened slightly to 3.2% in March from 2.9% in February, rising back to the Sa Reserve Bank's inflation target range of between 3% and 6%.
Another taxi owner shot dead in Cape Town, woman wounded
on 21st Apr 2021 at 3:33 pm
Goodman Lomboza (52) was shot dead close to the taxi rank in Site C in Khayelitsha on Tuesday.
Samwu postpones Rand Water strike to allow CCMA intervention
on 21st Apr 2021 at 3:09 pm
Workers downed tools on Wednesday working conditions, including withdrawing incentive bonuses that workers had been receiving for the last 17 years.
73,500 valuable items lost from African Studies collection in UCT library fire
on 21st Apr 2021 at 2:21 pm
The devastating fire consumed the historic Jagger Reading Room - home to the significant African Studies Collection, which was started in 1953 - including its roof galleries, adjacent stores and offices.
Diko to challenge step-aside ruling
by Lizeka Tandwa on 21st Apr 2021 at 2:17 pm
Khusela Diko’s lawyers say she has appealed an instruction to step down from her position on the ANC provincial executive committee after a finding that she brought the party into disrepute The post Diko to challenge step-aside ruling appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
'Revamped' SAA should take to the skies in August, says new CEO Kgokolo
on 21st Apr 2021 at 2:16 pm
Thomas Kgokolo is joining the cash-strapped airline at a time when its business rescue process, which started in 2019, is yet to be concluded.
As 15 by-elections held across SA, Delft community has little hope for change
on 21st Apr 2021 at 2:01 pm
Eyewitness News visited one of the voting stations in Delft and asked residents whether they were planning on casting their ballots.
Zuma’s legal team withdraws in wake of appeal court’s ruling on fees
by Emsie Ferreira on 21st Apr 2021 at 1:58 pm
Eric Mabuza notified the high court and NPA of his decision just weeks before the former president goes on trial for corruption The post Zuma’s legal team withdraws in wake of appeal court’s ruling on fees appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Lucky Montana: Head of legal let outdoor ad giants take advantage of Prasa
on 21st Apr 2021 at 1:38 pm
Former CEO Lucky Montana told the state capture commission that this was why he wanted another service provider and ended up contracting in Strawberry Worx and Umjanji.
2 suspects killed in M1 North shooting
on 21st Apr 2021 at 1:21 pm
It's understood that 10 gunmen carried out a robbery on the highway, which led to the shootout.
NW ANC's interim provincial committee suspends Supra Mahumapelo
on 21st Apr 2021 at 12:45 pm
The IPC in a letter to Mahumapelo, which Eyewitness News has seen, informs him that he will go through a disciplinary process.
NPA received a letter from Zuma's lawyers, but can't reveal what it says
on 21st Apr 2021 at 12:36 pm
The matter is expected to sit in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on 17 May.
JSC will deliberate Hlophe’s fate on June 4
by Emsie Ferreira on 21st Apr 2021 at 12:21 pm
The Judicial Service Commission said in a letter to the Cape Bar that the judge president would participate in interviews of aspirant judges in his division The post JSC will deliberate Hlophe’s fate on June 4 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Leaders need to earn the moral authority to lead
by Ian Fuhr on 21st Apr 2021 at 12:08 pm
Using power and hierarchy creates a culture of fear and discomfort – and no extraordinary customer service has ever been delivered from that type of environment The post Leaders need to earn the moral authority to lead appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Group of Rand Water employees picket outside headquarters despite interdict
on 21st Apr 2021 at 12:00 pm
The workers abandoned their posts today amid concerns the picket could result in water cuts.
M1 North near Buccleuch interchange closed after shooting
on 21st Apr 2021 at 11:54 am
While the exact details around the shooting are still unclear, it's understood several gunshots were fired during an alleged armed robbery on the highway.
The things we lost in the fire
by Eyaaz on 21st Apr 2021 at 11:49 am
The fight for equality is valid but the burning down of our universities is not the revolution or decolonisation any of us should want The post The things we lost in the fire appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Life Esidimeni: Waiting for justice is an injustice
by Kiri Rupiah on 21st Apr 2021 at 11:07 am
We are a nation of inquests, commissions and ad hoc committees. Not action. The post Life Esidimeni: Waiting for justice is an injustice appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Govt offers to repatriate Lindani Myeni's body to SA - report
on 21st Apr 2021 at 11:02 am
The father of two was shot and killed during an alleged altercation with Honolulu police in the US state of Hawaii.
Teen arrested for assaulting Lufuno Mavhunga to remain in custody until bail bid
on 21st Apr 2021 at 10:46 am
The 14-year-old was arrested last week, not long after a video of her beating up Mavhunga at the Mbilwi Secondary School emerged and was shared widely online.
Salim Essa appears to have to modified Eskom suspension letters, Zondo told
on 21st Apr 2021 at 10:27 am
State capture commission investigator, Professor Cecil Louwrens, said that his analysis of the Eskom suspension letters showed the creator as Suzanne Daniels.
Destruction of UCT’s special collections is less than imagined
by Eunice Stoltz on 21st Apr 2021 at 10:22 am
But among the items destroyed were 3 000 films in the African Studies collection The post Destruction of UCT’s special collections is less than imagined appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Diko hits out at Gauteng ANC's 'false narrative' over PPE tender matter
on 21st Apr 2021 at 9:56 am
Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko, in a seven-page statement through her lawyers, said that she was not aware of any law enforcement agency that was investigating her or had found her guilty of unethical, unlawful or immoral conduct.
UCT students staying in residences able to return from Thursday
on 21st Apr 2021 at 9:46 am
Around 4,000 students had to evacuate their rooms as the fire spread to the campus.
Mkhize grateful no one hurt in Charlotte Maxeke Hospital fire
on 21st Apr 2021 at 9:37 am
The minister visited Charlotte Maxeke Hospital himself on Tuesday to see the trail of devastation left by last week's fire and to get a brief on plans to deal with the disaster.
Family of scalded Alex toddler want illegal creche closed, held accountable
on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:59 am
The creche was given until Monday to close but refused to do so, claiming that it was registered and operating legally.
Gay rights activists call on government, SAPS to investigate hate crimes
on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:52 am
This after Lonwabo Nolte was stabbed to death over the weekend. Queer Lives Matter's, Kamva Gwana, believed that this was a homophobic attack.
Urgent council meeting called to elect new Setsoto mayor after incumbent booted
on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:47 am
Komane Koalane was removed during a vote of no confidence a few days ago for failing to improve services during his tenure.
How South Africa’s Covid vaccine injury fund will work
by Eyaaz on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:29 am
In the rare event that you experience a severe side-effect as a result of Covid-19 vaccines, this fund will pay you out The post How South Africa’s Covid vaccine injury fund will work appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Ramaphosa saddened by Chad President Idriss Déby's death
on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:23 am
President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to Idriss Déby's family, government and the people of Chad.
CPI rises to 3.2% in March - Stats SA
on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:13 am
The annual consumer price inflation increased to 3.2% in March up 0.3% from the February figure of 2.9%.
WATCH LIVE: Zondo Inquiry switches focus to Eskom
on 21st Apr 2021 at 8:00 am
The state capture inquiry is hearing evidence related to Eskom from Quintessence Digital Forensics, Prof Cecil Louwrens.
Capetonians open hearts, wallets to thank firefighters battling mountain blaze
on 21st Apr 2021 at 7:48 am
A mountain of water bottles and energy drinks could be seen upon entering the facility, with scores of volunteers packing medical supplies, energy boosters, food and other essentials.
11 structures damaged or destroyed in CT mountain fire, WC govt confirms
on 21st Apr 2021 at 7:12 am
The University of Cape Town (UCT) bore the brunt of the disaster, with several buildings damaged in the blaze.
Black Management Forum wants Absa to explain CEO Mminele's exit after 16 months
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:51 am
Andile Nomlala, the president of the Black Management Forum, said that there were serious questions to be asked.
PSA threatens shutdown of public service sector if wage hike not given
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:31 am
The Public Servants Association, which represents more than 235,000 public sector employees, said that it would act by Friday if its demands were not met.
Two teens arrested for shooting dead boy (12) in Wesbank
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:17 am
Another teenage boy was also wounded in the attack.
EC's Mabuyane urges WSU students to refrain from violence following protests
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:13 am
The demonstrations descended into chaos this week, forcing the institution to shut down all its four campuses until further notice.
Economist expects CPI to lift above 3%
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:06 am
Economist at RMB, Siobhan Redford, has explained that the CPI rate would be positively influenced by rising fuel prices.
How to spot a 419 scam
on 21st Apr 2021 at 6:03 am
Internet scams seem to be getting the best of us - including some of South Africa's most successful businesspeople. So here's how to not pull a Sexwale.
Rand Water strike: Samwu warns that water supply not guaranteed
on 21st Apr 2021 at 5:59 am
Workers are demanding better pay, performance-related bonuses and other allowances.
KZN MEC calls for info that can help find kidnapped KZN traditional leader
on 21st Apr 2021 at 5:32 am
Ibambabukhosi Ngcobo was kidnapped on Monday evening and hasn't been seen since.
MPs question govt's plan to buy 2,000MW of power from IPPs
on 21st Apr 2021 at 5:26 am
The Energy Department said that eight preferred bidders could come online and provide emergency power supply within a year. Officials said that this was critical given the country's supply shortfall, which often led to rolling blackouts.
Lucky Montana maintains Prasa got better deal with Prodigy
on 21st Apr 2021 at 5:15 am
Lucky Montana said that if there were other companies that had funding for training, he did not know them because Prodigy was the one that came to Prasa.