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Speculation over reasons for Mugabe's state visit

7th April 2015 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is due to arrive in South Africa on Tuesday afternoon, his country’s biggest trading partner, three days after... 

New company selected to lead Eskom inquiry

7th April 2015 The man behind Eskom’s inquiry has been dumped in the latest twist in the boardroom drama that has unfolded at the state utility over recent weeks.... 

SAA to oppose CEO's suspension challenge

7th April 2015 South African Airways (SAA) will oppose suspended CEO Monwabisi Kalawe's bid to get the Labour Court to halt his disciplinary hearing, according to... 


Riah Phiyega faces the axe

6th April 2015 National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is against the ropes – she’s facing recommendations from four reports that say she should face... 

Sanral breaks its silence on Cape toll 'secret'

2nd April 2015 Toll tariffs for the proposed N1 and N2 Winelands toll roads in the Western Cape have not been set, the South African National Roads Agency... 

Vavi: Expulsion from Cosatu was unfair, illegal

1st April 2015 Ousted Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is adamant that his expulsion from the trade union federation was... 

R38bn Sanral toll contract increase questioned

1st April 2015 How did a R10-billion contract to build two Western Cape toll roads turn into a R48-billion revenue stream for a consortium of civil engineering... 

SAA halts SA Post Office's global service

1st April 2015 South African Airways (SAA) this week suspended its contract with the South African Post Office (Sapo) due to unpaid bills. Both parties confirmed... 

DA challenges Eskom's 25.3% tariff hike request

1st April 2015 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is set to deliver a memorandum to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Wednesday to protest Eskom's electricity... 

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