Denise Williams

Taxi driver convicted of murder

The taxi driver who ran over and killed 16-year-old Bernadine Kruger earlier this year was convicted of murder on Thursday.

Taxi strike called off

A nationwide strike by the taxi industry planned for Monday will no longer take place, the South African National Taxi Council said on Friday.

Commission slams progress of employment equity

An amendment to the Employment Equality Act to penalise companies not adhering to racial diversification was recommended on Monday.

Branson, SA govt join in fight against disease

Businessman Sir Richard Branson and President Jacob Zuma intend establishing a disease-control centre in South Africa by next year.

World Bank: SA must speed up infrastructure development

SA needs to accelerate infrastructure development to minimise the impact of the global financial crisis, the World Bank's chief economist says.

Court dismisses union bid to halt Telkom deal

A bid to halt Telkom's sale of its 15% stake in cellular operator Vodacom was dismissed with costs in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

Heath reckons Zuma charges would have been dropped

National Director of Public Prosecutions Moketedi Mpshe could have made no other decision than to drop charges against ANC president Jacob Zuma.

Leaders voice concern at pace of land restitution

The manner and speed in which land restitution claims were being processed remained a concern, the National House of Traditional Leaders said.

Elections: Door closes on candidate lists

At exactly 5pm on Monday IEC chief electoral officer Pansy Tlakula closed the door on candidate list submissions to contest the upcoming elections.

Court ruling seen as meagre relief for bus operators

A court order forcing government to pay R300m towards its outstanding bus subsidy payments was only an interim solution, Satawu said on Thursday.

Economic crisis ‘a real test for SA policy’

A combination of global and domestic economic circumstances provides a real test for South Africa's economic policy, says President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Call for unity in fight against crime

A unified approach comprising all sectors of the economy and society is needed to fight crime in the country, Deputy President Baleka Mbete says.

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