In The News South Africa

Gordhan, Eskom’s Mabuza to address power crisis as rolling blackouts continue

JOHANNESBURG, March 19 – South Africa’s state-owned electricity company Eskom continued implementing rolling blackouts on Tuesday as its crippled generating units struggled to supply enough power in a crisis likely to further hurt the ailing economy. The government said public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza would address the media on the current electricity […]

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Maseko testifies on Gupta’s ‘bullying, intimidation tactics’ at state capture inquiry

JOHANNESBURG, August 29 – The controversial Gupta family’s inappropriate demands on former government spokesman Themba Maseko to channel government’s advertising spend to their newspaper, The New Age, bordered on breaking the laws of the country, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Wednesday. Maseko was CEO of government communication and information system (GCIS) […]

Business In The News South Africa

SA Express working with aviation authorities to resolve suspension of operations

JOHANNESBURG, May 25 – SA Express said on Thursday that it was working with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) to address issues of safety in its operations in a bid to return all its flights to the skies after they were grounded. “Passenger safety remains our top priority and our 24-year safety record reflects this. We are […]