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Job losses despite growing SA economy
Job losses despite growing SA economy

The biggest blot on the South African democracy was the five million people looking for work and the nearly two million who have given up hope of finding a job, according to Theo Vorster, CEO of Galileo Capital...

By Annelie Coleman 21 Apr 2015 13:00

Student wellness programme launched in Ulundi
Student wellness programme launched in Ulundi

PRETORIA: Over 4,000 students at Mthashana Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in Ulundi are set to benefit from a general health and wellness programme...

21 Apr 2015 12:40

SA sends trainees to China for nuclear plant operations training
SA sends trainees to China for nuclear plant operations training

PRETORIA: Government is sending 50 trainees from the South African nuclear industry to China to take part in the nuclear power plant operations training, said the Department of Energy (DoE)...

20 Apr 2015 12:00

SADTU launches principal seminars to address school-based violence
SADTU launches principal seminars to address school-based violence

Gathering over 200 Gauteng school principals and district officers at the Parktonian Hotel in Braamfontein, the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) launched the first of six principal seminars across the country to resolve the issue of violence in schools...

By Neo Koza 20 Apr 2015 11:30

Ten 'tender' tips to help in the SA Government tendering process
Ten 'tender' tips to help in the SA Government tendering process

Government tendering is big business and done correctly, can stimulate the SA economy and sustain and grow local businesses. With over 660 departments issuing requests throughout the year, the tender process can be busy, complicated and open to abuse. It is also a sector that is most often misunderstood, with many cries of foul play.

20 Apr 2015 10:03

Brian Molefe appointed as interim Eskom CEO
Brian Molefe appointed as interim Eskom CEO

As it struggles with a week-long regime of power rationing, Eskom on Friday announced the appointment of Brian Molefe as interim chief executive with immediate effect.

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 20 Apr 2015 09:52

Gauteng Education closes Roodepoort Primary School
Gauteng Education closes Roodepoort Primary School

PRETORIA: Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi has decided to close Roodepoort Primary School indefinitely due to the continuous disruption of schooling in the area, the department announced today...

17 Apr 2015 15:50

Africa strikes back

South African engineers working on mines and at a gas plant in Mozambique have been taken to secure camps after threats of reprisal xenophobic attacks...

By The Times Editorial Team 17 Apr 2015 09:05

Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationals
Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationals

Thousands of South Africans who took part in a peace march today have spoken in one voice, calling for peace and for an end to attacks on foreign nationals...

17 Apr 2015 08:47

Zuma calls for calm, end to violence
Zuma calls for calm, end to violence

Jacob Zuma has condemned the recent "shocking and unacceptable" incidents of violence directed at foreign nationals in some parts of KwaZulu-Natal and has appealed for calm...

17 Apr 2015 08:08

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Preferred bidders for renewable energy programme announced

CAPE TOWN: Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has announced the preferred bidders for phase four of the Independent Power Producer (IPP) procurement programme, who are expected to feed an additional 1,121-megawatts to the grid.

16 Apr 2015 13:11

Learning from Eskom and others
Learning from Eskom and others

Learn the critical lessons of corporate (mis)governance and don't take your organisation down the same road of failure...

By Peter Hughes 16 Apr 2015 12:00

Brown updates SA on electricity shortages
Brown updates SA on electricity shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom's residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches...

16 Apr 2015 09:21