Politics

Molefe's Gupta lesson - don't offer people SA Finance Minister job, you'll end up in Saudi Arabia

Some South Africans may be content with being known as the nation that hounded a wealthy family out of its country and closed their bank accounts‚ but Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is not. In an interview with EyeWitness News on Wednesday‚ Molefe disapproved of the manner in which the Gupta family had been treated in recent months. He said that a tendency to “colour people in a particular colour‚ very

An unrepentant apartheid-era mass murderer is a beneficiary of a multimillion-rand government land reform programme meant to benefit previously disadvantaged emerging black farmers.

An unrepentant apartheid-era mass murderer is a beneficiary of a multimillion-rand government land reform programme meant to benefit previously disadvantaged emerging black farmers. Louis van Schoor, 65, who murdered 39 black people between 1986 and 1989 while employed as a security guard in East London, is now a director and beneficiary of a dairy farm project that is meant to empower black people. In previous interviews Van Schoor admitted to

Employers in the metals sector in the country are in for a hard time and so is the economy of South Africa.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has put out its list of demands for this year‚ just as the annual “strike season” draws closer. “The employers in our sectors must make real offers to settle‚” Numsa said in a statement on Wednesday. The main specific bargaining demands which the conference agreed to put forward in different sectors are: – One-year agreement for 2016-2017 – 20% wage increases

Police budget used to buy Zuma's wives 10 vehicles

TEN vehicles worth a total of about R9m were bought for the wives of President Jacob Zuma between 2013 and 2016 using the budget of the police department, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said in a written reply to a parliamentary question Tuesday by DA MP Zakhele Mbhele. The minister said the purchases were necessary “to provide comprehensive protection of VIP spouses”. Vehicles purchased for Zuma’s wives included Range Rover SUVs,