A new critique of casualisation at the parastatal – and its demise – could have wider lessons for reducing economic inequality in South Africa.
Sapo employees want the government to bail out the troubled postal service and are threatening another strike, leaving mail's future in the balance.
A group of magazine publishers has complained to Icasa that the post office breached its licence condition, and is looking for a new distributor.
Telecommunications and Postal Minister Siyabonga Cwele says the South African Post Office's board has resigned with immediate effect.
Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has allegedly asked the Sapo board to resign or be fired, and a new administrator is waiting in the wings.
There is a mountain of undelivered mail at Sapo, and Parliament's committee says Sapo was being "evasive" on unpaid salaries in their presentation.
Its goals, management, source of funds and who will cover any losses are key questions that have to be raised.
Angry unionised workers say they have been sidelined and betrayed by their leaders.
Sapo’s chief executive Hlekane has, like his predecessor Lefoka, been suspended amid allegations of corruption, and due to the ongoing strike.
As letters and parcels continue to pile up in post offices across South Africa, there appears to be no end in sight to the long-running strike.
President Jacob Zuma has directed the Special Investigating Unit to look into administrative irregularities at the South African Post Office.
Three people, allegedly part of a syndicate involved in the theft of R42-million from the Postbank, have been arrested.
South African Post Office chief executive Motswanesi Lefoka and chief operating officer John Wentzel are being investigated for alleged corruption.
Postbank, a business unit of the SA Post Office, may be transformed into a separate company within three years, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
The South African Post Office will spend R50-million on mail security in the next financial year, chief executive Motshoanetsi Lefoka said on Tuesday.
The South African Post Office is trying to contact internet retailer Amazon.com for details on why it offers limited shipping facilities to SA.