Siyabonga Gama

Gama’s return reeks of political meddling

The circumstances surrounding the reinstatement of Transnet executive Siyabonga Gama suggest a political solution to overcome sidelining.

Going off the rails?

The process surrounding top parastatal jobs fails scrutiny. We unpack the Transnet appointments.

Gama reinstated to Transnet executive committee

Siyabonga Gama has been reinstated to the executive committee of Transnet following a review of his dismissal for certain breaches of governance.

Party loyalists in line for top Transnet job

ANC, Cosatu and youth league leaders have been lobbying for the appointment of Lucky Montana or Siyabonga Gama as chief executive officer.

Gama supporters say he is victim of a witch-hunt

The dismissal of Transnet Freight Rail [TFR] chief executive Siyabonga Gama this week has raised the ire of some executives in the company.

New race for Transnet post

Transnet has wasted no time after firing freight boss Siyabonga Gama in identifying candidates for the parastatal's top job.

Transnet: Gama is out

Transnet Freight Rail chief executive Siyabonga Gama was "summarily dismissed" on Tuesday.

Transnet in a train smash

The would-be chief executive of Transnet, Siyabonga Gama, may have been found guilty for awarding questionable tenders.

Gama threatens legal action against Transnet

Suspended Transnet Freight Rail chief executive Siyabonga Gama is threatening legal action to stave off his dismissal, the company said on Monday.

Siyabonga Gama guilty, says Transnet

Siyabonga Gama has been found guilty of a serious breach of governance requirements relating to procurement contracts which he approved at Transnet.

Ramos resolves to win freight back from the roads

Having for the first time in a decade halted the draining away of freight transportation from the railways to the roads, Maria Ramos, the chief executive of Transnet, is aiming to win back a large slice of the business. "Not all cargo on the roads is suitable for rail," Ramos explained in Cape Town on Wednesday, "but we are targeting the container traffic aggressively."


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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New energy mix on the cards

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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