MMA decries ‘clear, overt’ political meddling at SABC
Media Monitoring Africa director William Bird said were it not for its strained finances, ‘the SABC would today be the best place to be’.
President Mnangagwa says the former president could be released from hospital ‘fairly soon’.
‘We implore the new custodians of the SABC newsroom to safeguard the public broadcaster from any political, commercial or private interference,’ Sanef said.
The supplier, which provides water to most parts of Johannesburg, experienced a burst on its O2 pipeline on Friday.
The Press Council of SA looked into political and editorial interference at the troubled state broadcaster.
‘We have paid all our debt and…we now have a sound financial standing,’ Sapo board member Charles Nwaila said.

Lesufi to sue Dan Roodt over SA citizenship claims

‘What right does this racist have to remove Verwoerd’s name from anything? Lesufi isn’t even South African,’ wrote Roodt.

Nigel High School pupils suspended for handing out ‘space cookies’

Space cookies are baked goods – usually biscuits, cakes, brownies or muffins – which contain dagga.

Strike looms in chemical and paper industry as wage talks deadlock

CEPPWAWU spokesperson Jerry Nkosi condemned the companies’ insistence on offering increases below inflation and failing to address social issues.

Tom Moyane to take legal action against Snuki Zikalala for spy claims

The former Sars commissioner had left South Africa for exile on a luxury flight while others were smuggled out, Zikalala told PowerFM.

Some of SA’s best legal minds pass through the gates of Legal Aid – Ronald Lamola

The minister says legal practitioners are proud to be working for Legal Aid South Africa.

Train carriages set on fire in Cape Town

Circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire are not known and will be a matter of investigation for Transnet.

Public Protector’s family worried about her legal fees

The legal fees that Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to pay from her own pocket are reported to be R900 000.

Denel comes under fire from Solidarity

The trade union plans to use the Companies Act to force SOEs to recover all monies lost through mismanagement and corruption, starting with Denel.

PSA slams Mabuza’s dual roles at Eskom, wants entire board sacked

The workers union said there had been no progress on how to rescue the utility financially during Mabuza’s time as Eskom chairperson.

Freedom Under Law says conviction of Mdluli is a vindication of rule of law

On Tuesday, he was convicted on charges related to the 1999 kidnapping and assault of his former lover’s husband.

Mayor Plato pays tribute to fire victims of Masiphumelele in Cape Town

Four people were injured, about 252 dwellings destroyed and 1,200 people left without a roof over their heads.

Gauteng economy developing at slower pace than population – Ramokgopa

He adds that tourism continued to be a major contributor to Gauteng’s economy, with prospects for significant growth.

Labour department to intensify minimum wage implementation

Two hundred people will be added to the current team of inspectors in this financial year to ensure implementation.

Fellow unions back Nehawu’s call for Limpopo health MEC to step down

Exactly a year ago, the union held a similar day of action and delivered a memorandum of demands.

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