Category Archives: Key Issues

Communications Committee to Meet Labour Unions from the SABC

Parliament´┐Ż The Portfolio Committee on Communications will tomorrow meet labour unions of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Generally, these unions also serve employees within the sector overseen by the committee. The employees at the...

NW dedicates budget to turnaround service delivery

The North West Health Department says it will use the over R11 billion tabled in its departmental budget speech to ensure service delivery.We are determined to use this budget for what it is meant for. The Department will ensure that

Buhari VOA Interview Transcript

This is a translation and transcript of Hausa service managing editor Aliyu Mustapha's in-language interview with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. He and Peter Clottey jointly interviewed the 75-year-old leader on Monday evening, hours after Buhari...

Cloud Nine to enter the tissue market

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe is expected to launch a black industrialist's tissue brand later this week.Produced by black industrialists Mthembu Tissue, the Cloud Nine brand of tissues will be launched by the Deputy Minister i...

PROVJOINTS committed to stabilise the protests

Potchefstroom: Following the outbreak of violent protests in the province that were also accompanied by looting since Wednesday, 18 April 2018, the Provincial Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (PROVJOINTS) reiterated its commitment to stabil...

SOUTH AFRICA: MINISTERS CALL FOR NEOGTIATED SETTLEMENT TO END BUS ...

PRETORIA-- South Africa's Ministers of Transport and Labour have called on parties involved in the ongoing bus strike to come to a negotiated settlement.Transport Minister Dr Blade Nzimande and Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant have met with representat...

CHAOS AWAITS SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUTERS AHEAD OF LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND

JOHANNESBURG-- A chaos lies ahead this coming long weekend as a strike in the bus sector in South Africa continues with thousands of long-distance commuters scrambling to find alternative transport.Trying to avert this scenario are Transport Minister B...

150 Suspects held, looted goods recovered in Jouberton and Sannieshof

Potchefstroom: On-going operations to assert the Authority of the State through the Integrated National Plan and which seeks to combat general lawlessness and anarchy has resulted in the arrests of 150 suspects during track and recovery operations held...

North West provincial government commits to combat corruption

The North West Provincial Government (NWPG) says no stone will be left unturned in its fight against crime, greed and corruption.The statement comes as the provincial government held a briefing on Thursday morning to address recent protests that engulf...

Moody’s stable outlook rating to restore investor confidence

Deputy President David Mabuza says the recent decision by ratings agency Moody's to maintain South Africa's investment grading, as well as changing the country's outlook from negative to stable, will go a long way in restoring investor confidence. The ...