Sharpeville Massacre: Tears as survivors recall that day, 60 years later
Eighty-four-year-old Ellen Motshidisi-Mohane's wrinkled hand wiped her eyes time and time again as she recalled the day her life and that of many others changed forever.
Nehawu to go ahead with protest despite coronavirus outbreak
Nehawu wants thousands of union members to come together in their numbers to protest against the state’s decision to pull out of the wage agreement.
No need to panic buy as SA has enough food supplies, says expert
Agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo explained in a broadcast message that given the softening demand of agricultural exports to Asia where 50% of the food market went, the local market might find itself with more supplies.
Govt planning to implement 0% wage public sector increases in April
The state’s negotiators made the proposals at a council meeting on Tuesday where labour rejected the offer on the spot.
You may get 10 years if you are diagnosed with COVID-19 & refuse isolation
Constitutional law expert professor Pierre de Vos said there were serious consequences for South Africans who intended on contravening the guidelines.
‘Don’t make mass withdrawals’ - Reserve Bank urges people
The Reserve Bank is concerned about fake claims that it is recalling money from the public.
DA seeks clarity from Mboweni on state of national disaster fund coffers
The national disaster fund would provide financial support to various programmes launched to clamp down on infections and deal with the virus.
Mboweni: Treasury will redirect funds to deal with COVID-19
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni explained that along with the Health Department, Treasury is coordinating a working group to make necessary structural arrangements.
IEC seeks postponement of by-elections due to COVID-19
The commission said it was concerned about the spread of the virus given the close physical contact between its officials and members of the public during the voting process.
Mkhize: State of emergency over COVID-19 could be declared should need arise
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize, along with other members of Cabinet, addressed reporters in Pretoria on the status of the government’s plans, explaining that all South Africans should be war-ready.
PSCBC: Row over public sector wage bill could end up in ConCourt
This comes after the government proposed a review of the wage increases which were due next month.
Amcu to give an update on financial irregularities with Labour Registrar
This time union leaders have to explain several financial irregularities emanating from its 2018 audited financial statements, which were flagged by the registrar as well as the status of its leadership structures.
PSCBC: No regulation that allows govt to renege on wage agreement
Confronted with an unprecedented situation, the PSCBC said that based on the provisions contained in the Labour Relations Act, the council did not have a process in place allowing parties to withdraw from the agreement.
Scathing court ruling against Mkhwebane 'could bolster' case for her removal
The High Court in Pretoria set aside Mkhwebane’s findings that President Cyril Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament about a Bosasa donation to his CR17 campaign.
Presidency hails CR17 ruling, says Public Protector's office failing miserably
In a scathing judgment, the court reviewed and set aside the findings in the Public Protector’s Bosasa report, describing them as fatally flawed.
Mkhwebane had no jurisdiction to probe CR17 fundraising - court
This emerged during the judgment of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s now successful bid to review and set aside the Public Protector’s findings against him.
Court: Cyril Ramaphosa not obliged to disclose CR17 funding
This and other damning decisions were made by the Pretoria High Court which set aside the Public Protector’s Bosasa report.
Court rules Ramaphosa didn’t mislead Parly on R500k Bosasa donation
In a scathing judgment, Elias Matojane found there are fundamental difficulties with Mkwhebane’s findings that Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament.