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Chris Gilili

Mantashe: ‘We must not allow scavengers to eat the energy sector’

Mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe said the transition to renewable energy cannot be an overnight accomplishment.

IEC ready for elections, but says Covid-19 trajectory is unknown factor

Legally, the local government election must be held this year and the government hasn’t said why they wouldn’t go ahead, says the Electoral Commission of South Africa

IEC says it is ready for election, but cautions it has not control over Covid-19 spikes

The chief executive of the IEC, Sy Mamabolo, assured the Salga leaders assembly that the organisation would deliver a free and fair election.

Calls for removal of unethical local government leaders at Salga conference

Ability must determine who gets hired, not jobs for pals or because of their political affiliation, says the head of the South African Local Government Association

Home Affairs vows to speed up Border Management Authority

Despite assurances, MPs remain unconvinced that the department has the capacity to manage the project

SANParks chief takes special leave amid sexual assault allegations

SANParks’ board chairperson, Joanne Yawitch, said in a statement that Fundisile Mketeni had asked for a special leave of absence because of the “seriousness of the allegations” he was facing.

Public works tables ‘solutions’ to botched Beitbridge border fence tender

Scopa ‘disappointed’ by slow pace and lack of consequences on Beitbridge irregularities.

IEC gears up for its ‘most challenging’ elections

There will be one voter registration weekend for local government elections on October 27, because of budget cuts caused by the pandemic

Bird flu outbreak puts poultry industry in jeopardy

Avian flu has been confirmed on two farms in Gauteng and one in North West

Environmental organisations demand halt to unnecessary plastic production

NGOs are calling on the department of environment to introduce stricter measures for companies manufacturing and using plastic products

Gordhan writes to JSC to clarify ‘incidental’ mention of Pillay to Mogoeng

Public enterprises minister denies that he tried to influence the appointment of a judge and friend to the SCA in 2016

Eskom can be a key player in SA’s transition to renewable energy, a new report finds

With a good business model, the power utility can move to reliable, cost-effective clean energy, says the International Institute for Sustainable Development

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