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R42M PAYMENT: PP dismisses claims Eskom failed to investigate misconduct allegations against COO Jan Oberholzer

Zwelinzima Vavi, the South African Federation of Trade Unions’ general secretary, lodged the complaint last year on behalf of Mark Chettiar, an Eskom employee.

JULY RIOTS: Some of Mapisa-Nqakula’s evidence at SAHRC unrest hearings was pure fabrication – KZN police chief

Lieutenant-General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi also revealed that while former defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was in the province to oversee military deployments during the unrest, she had stationed herself and her generals…

South African Actress Thuso Mbedu wins Prestigious Gotham Award

    Versatile South African actress, Thuso Mbedu, has won the ‘Outstanding Performance In A New Series’ award at this year’s GOTHAM Awards. The beautiful actress won the award for…

Leeds chief claims wealth redistribution rewards incompetence

London (AFP) – Leeds chief executive Angus Kinnear said proposals for greater wealth distribution in English football would only reward “incompetence” as he compared a transfer levy on Premier League…

CORONAVIRUS GLOBAL UPDATE: EU reports mild Omicron symptoms; South Africa registers 4,373 new cases

South Africa registered 4,373 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 2,968,052. A further 21 Covid-19-related deaths were reported, taking total official deaths to 89,843. A total of 25,619,891…

PARLIAMENT: Land claimants still in the dark about date of return to District Six

The land restitution process for District Six claimants was taking too long, MPs acknowledged In a parliamentary meeting on Tuesday.

TRANSFORMATION HEARINGS: Private sector lagging behind in promoting workplace gender equality, commission finds

Transformation hearings in Gauteng have concluded that entities in the private and public sector generally have demonstrated commitment to creating environments that promote and protect gender equality – although the…

Anti-apartheid icon Swaminathan Karuppa Gounden dies

Tributes have poured in for political activist and trade union leader Swaminathan “Swami” Karuppa Gounden, who died on Tuesday morning. WHAT MADE GOUDEN SUCH A WELL-LOVED ICON? He was 94-years-old.…

GROUNDBREAKING AGREEMENT: ‘Incredible milestone’: Aspen to produce Covid vaccines for Africa in Gqeberha

Aspen announces a non-binding agreement with Johnson andamp; Johnson to produce its Covid-19 vaccines under licence and under its own name. At this point details are sketchy. But what is…

PARLIAMENT: Home Affairs promises less downtime and shorter queues — but questions remain

State Information Technology seems to be at the heart of a Home Affairs plan to end the interminable, snaking queues at its offices. It’s been a long time coming.