NICD: SA has plans to fight coronavirus outbreak
17 people have been killed and over 500 have been affected in China, as travellers carried the virus to other countries.
ANC calls for a probe into SAA’s historical contracts
The ruling party said it wanted to root out any perception that corruption played a part in the awarding of lucrative contracts at the mismanaged airline.
Eskom worker, scrap metal dealer arrested for cable theft worth over R280k
Eskom’s senior manager for maintenance and operations in Gauteng, Motlhabane Ramashi, said copper cable theft cost the power utility between R5 billion and R7 billion a year.
Godongwana: Consolidation of SOEs key to ensuring SA's economic growth
The ANC’s NEC said the consolidation of state-owned enterprises was imperative to ensure growth and avoid a possible downgrade by ratings agency.
Eskom appoints critic Sikonathi Mantshantsha as new spokesperson
Mantshantsha replaced Khulu Phasiwe who resigned in April last year from the embattled power utility.
Magashule: SOEs must be restructured to avoid govt bailouts
The ANC secretary-general said that Eskom and South African Airways were important government entities that were essential to the country’s economy.
Kganyago: Financial sector must be prepared for climate change-related problems
Reserve Governor Lesetja Kganyago is among global leaders in Davos at the World Economic Forum, which would discuss global warming and climate change as talking points.
Mantashe appoints new Necsa board
This comes a week after the previous board members all handed in their resignations, claiming a lack of support from government and political interference.
Limpopo officials ‘shocked’ after driver crams 58 pupils into taxi
The vehicle was a 14 seater and the driver was arrested on Monday.
Classes at Parktown Boys' High expected to resume today
Parents were called to a closed meeting on Monday for an update on the investigation into a teenager's drowning at an orientation camp in the North West.
GED expects probe into Enoch Mpianzi's death to be completed in 3 months
Parents and department officials met behind closed doors on Monday evening after the grade 8 pupil drowned at an orientation camp in Brits last week.
Probe launched into Sedibeng cops who allegedly assaulted, manhandled woman
The incident allegedly took place at one of Sedibeng’s district police stations on 18 January.
Gauteng traffic police continuing hunt for 308km/h speedster
The car’s speedometer showed the driver clocking 308km/h while being encouraged by a passenger in Afrikaans to go faster.
MEC blames overcrowding for deadly bacteria outbreak at Tembisa Hospital
Seventeen cases of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have been confirmed at the hospital's neonatal unit in the past two months with 10 babies already dead.
Young drivers breaking road rules a particular concern for authorities
Gauteng traffic spokesperson Obed Sibasa said the number of people, especially youths, driving drunk is a problem.
Limpopo police hunt suspects after petrol bomb kills truck driver
The deceased, 30-year-old Kagiso Mphelane, was driving A truck with two other crew members when unknown suspects threw a suspected petrol bomb at the truck.
Ladysmith Hospital recruitment ad a hoax - KZN health Dept
The fake ad promises to have permanent jobs for candidates including nurses, general staff and data capturers.
Lesufi: GDE may not be able to repair damage to Tokelo Secondary School
A devastating fire gutted most of the school, destroying four classrooms and millions of rands worth of equipment.