Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta
Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta

The Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSeta) has become the latest training authority to be embroiled in allegations of maladministration, corruption and inefficiency.

By Bekezela Phakathi 4 hours ago

SAA'S flight schedule back to normal after industrial action
SAA'S flight schedule back to normal after industrial action

South African Airways (SAA) said on Thursday, 27 April 2017, its flight schedule had returned to normal after industrial action from cabin crew was brought to an end by a court interdict on Wednesday.

By Karl Gernetzky 4 hours ago

Koeberg nuclear power station
Nuclear body responds to judgement

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has reacted to the Western Cape High Court ruling on the nuclear deal, saying claims that the judgement had killed the country nuclear build programme is an over reaction and damaging to the country's international reputation and commercial standing.

5 hours ago

Exchanging public holidays could increase South Africa's productivity
Exchanging public holidays could increase South Africa's productivity

South Africa's ranking on apparent labour market inflexibility (129th out of 138 countries according to the World Economic Forum Competitiveness rankings 2016/2017) suggests that businesses perceive South Africa to be a rigid operating environment.

By Johan Botes 5 hours ago

Citibank agrees to R69.5m fine
Citibank agrees to R69.5m fine

Citibank has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of almost R69.5 million in relation to the bank's involvement in a forex trading cartel, the Competition Commission said on Wednesday, 26 April 2017.

6 hours ago

SA High Court declares nuclear procurement deal unlawful
SA High Court declares nuclear procurement deal unlawful

On Wednesday 26 April 2017, the Western Cape High Court in South Africa ruled that certain decisions made by the South African Government in respect of the procurement of nuclear new generation capacity, were unlawful and unconstitutional and were set aside. This was a mere two days before the responses to the Nuclear Request for Information (RFI), as issued by Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom), were due for submission by interested parties. The deadline for submission is 28 April 2017.

By Amanda Scribante and Kieran Whyte 7 hours ago

Full story: Nuke deal court ruling
Full story: Nuke deal court ruling

After more than a year and a half of court preparation, Earthlife Africa, Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) have blocked the unlawful and unconstitutional actions of the South African government in its nuclear deal.

10 hours ago

Breaking news: Court declares nuclear agreements unconstitutional
Breaking news: Court declares nuclear agreements unconstitutional

In a game-changing ruling, the Cape High Court has declared the nuclear build agreement between South Africa and Russia unlawful and unconstitutional.

2 days ago

Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'
Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, also known as Zapiro, was allegedly on the hit list of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, whose reading included articles such as "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom".

2 days ago

Drugs, counterfeit goods seized at OR Tambo Airport
Drugs, counterfeit goods seized at OR Tambo Airport

Counterfeit goods and drugs worth over R8.3 million were seized by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) during raids at OR Tambo International Airport.

2 days ago

Judge Dennis Davis. Source:
Davis committee to mull wealth tax

The Davis tax committee has begun its investigations into a possible wealth tax.

By Linda Ensor 2 days ago

Former Buffalo City Metro mayor, officials in fraud case
Former Buffalo City Metro mayor, officials in fraud case

A former mayor of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCM), Zukiswa Ncitha, has appeared before the East London Magistrate for charges of alleged fraud.

3 days ago

Taiwan: cats and dogs are off the menu
Taiwan: cats and dogs are off the menu

Lawmakers in Taiwan recently announced that the eating of dogs and cats has been banned, in what the National Council of SPCAs calls "a momentous and significant move." The NSPCA hopes that countries in the Far East where this practice remains, will follow this lead.

3 days ago