Gillian Jones

National minimum wage a moot point at Cosatu conference

Speaking ahead of its national congress Cosatu has hinted that it will push for a national minimum wage to be legislated across all sectors.

Shadow of Marikana hangs over Cosatu congress

Analysts are predicting that events at Lonmin's mine in Marikana will heavily influence next week's Cosatu national congress.

Breytenbach: NPA wants new inquiry chair

The National Prosecuting Authority will apply to have the chairperson of Glynnis Breytenbach's disciplinary inquiry removed, its lawyer says.

Questions raised over job seekers’ grant

The ANC has no appetite for the youth wage subsidy put forward by the Treasury last year in an attempt to alleviate the high youth unemployment rate.

Lawyer argues Mdluli linked to Breytenbach’s suspension

Glynnis Breytenbach's suspension was linked to her probe into former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, her disciplinary hearing has heard.

Zuma calls for citizens to build ‘the South African vision’

President Jacob Zuma has told the national cohesion summit the 2010 World Cup should be an example of what a united South Africa could be like.

Minister defends South Africa’s $2-billion IMF loan

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane says South Africa's $2-billion loan to the IMF will help the country gain influence.

‘Mangaung must be a turning point’

The ANC needed to change from a resistance movement to a "transformative movement and effective governing party".

Netshitenzhe: ANC not living up to the values of the struggle

ANC NEC member Joel Netshitenzhe says the significant change in South Africa's class structure over the past 18 years has implications for the party.

ANC Youth League calls for changes in Constitution

The ANC Youth League says the Constitution must be changed to allow the expropriation of land without compensation.

Cosatu doubts effectiveness of govt e-toll bid

Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi says government's application to the Constitutional Court to scrap a court order halting e-tolling, will fail.

ANC policy papers show discontent with world bodies

The ANC discussion document on international relations says the UN, World Bank and International Monetary Fund must be reformed.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders