Chris Gilili

Durban residents want answers after refinery emission

People living near the refinery were subjected to two hours of dirty smoke from the refinery, the South Durban Environmental Alliance said on Saturday.

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Sasol plant to be investigated for the air pollution blanketing Gauteng

Environment department confirms it is inspecting Secunda, with the petrochemical plant operating under ‘stressed conditions’

Gomba gone: Mabuyane removes Eastern Cape health MEC

Gomba’s axing comes after the province’s premier was instructed to deal with her

Yet another deadline for broadcast digital migration

After six bumpy years the communications ministry is determined the project will be completed by March 22

SIU to beef up security after investigators threatened during PPE probe

The Special Investigating Unit found that companies were awarded tenders despite not qualifying for the contracts.

One in five deaths are due to fossil fuel air pollution

Researchers of a new study hope policymakers will consider the health benefits of alternative energy solutions

EFF rubbishes home affairs’ ports of entry report

Minister says they need to deploy more health workers on the border, as ports are set to open next week. EFF says there is no concrete action on the “mediocre” plan

Engen refuses to engage with Durban’s blast affected community

Years of poor maintenance at Engen’s Durban plant caused pollution and December explosion

Embattled SAA is set to receive balance of R10bn funding

Salary arrears owed to SAA staff will be paid by 19 February, and the public enterprises department commits to reskilling affected employees.

SABC cuts 303 employees despite Ndabeni-Abrahams’ intervention

As well as the retrenchments, the financially burdened public broadcaster is also considering cutting leave days from 35 to 28 and freezing salary increases for three years

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