Patrick Craven

Labour regroups after damp-squib jobs summit

The presidential jobs summit failed to yield a moratorium from big business on job cuts, sending labour back to the drawing board

Nene open to partners for Eskom plants

Treasury will consider partnerships with the private sector to extend some of SA's infrastructure build despite it being politically impossible.

Real jobs will end protests, says Cosatu

The trade union federation has pinpointed transformation of South Africa's economy as the long-term solution to curbing violent strikes and protests.

Cosatu denies leaking Vavi charge sheet

Cosatu has denied any involvement in leaking suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's charge sheet to the media.

Cosatu hands Vavi his charge sheet

The suspended Cosatu general secretary has received a charge sheet from the trade union federation, five months after being put on special leave.

South Africa ideal for call centres, accent ‘sounds British’

Major companies like Amazon are looking to outsource their call centres to SA, listing South Africans' "English premium voice quality" as ideal.

Petrol attendant strike: Cosatu ‘angry’ at delays

Cosatu says it is "shocked and angry" over the lengthy strike by petrol attendants and vehicle industry workers.

‘Phansi e-toll phansi’

Cosatu gathered hundreds of people to march through the streets of the Jo'burg city centre against e-tolling.

March on Cosatu: Stay home today, ANC tells DA

The ANC has asked the Democratic Alliance to abandon its "mind-boggling" decision to march on Cosatu's head office in the Johannesburg city centre.

Cosatu continues fight against e-tolling

The Congress of South African Trade Unions says it will continue its fight against the e-tolling project until the tolls have "finally been scrapped".

Court halts e-tolling

The SA National Roads has been interdicted and restrained from levying and collecting tolls, the High Court in Pretoria ruled on Saturday.

Cosatu snubs DA’s chat request

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he won't meet Democratic Alliance MP Lindiwe Mazibuko to discuss a proposed youth wage subsidy.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories