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24 February 2017
                       
 
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23 Feb 2017
 
 
Eskom: Eskom scoops coveted global award
STATEMENT
Eskom has been honoured with the 2017 Technology Transfer Award by the US-based Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) for research they have conducted in shaping the future of electricity. Eskom...
 
 
Hospersa: Hospersa critical of failure to cut costs in budget
STATEMENT
The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is critical of the little focus given to measures for combating irregular spending in Government.  While the Union...
 
 
GCIS: The current persisting rains have the potential to bring dangerous conditions for communities
STATEMENT
Finally, some parts of our country are receiving the much needed rains post the departure of Ex-Cyclone Dineo. These current rains are welcome as they will go a long way to relieve the country from...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
Revised Carbon Tax Bill to be tabled by mid-2017
2017 BUDGET
The National Treasury on Wednesday said it expects to provide further clarity on the Carbon Tax after Parliament considers the proposed environmental tax on the emission of carbon dioxide, and its...
 
 
Hospersa: Hospersa appeals to Gordhan to alleviate pressure on workers and curb corruption
STATEMENT
The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is appealing to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to alleviate the ever-increasing financial pressures faced by working...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Zuma had a chance to galvanise South Africans. He blew it
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma presented his 2017 state of the nation address on the back of mounting socio-economic challenges for a country that’s squandered its development opportunities....
 
 
OUTA: OUTA aims to unbundle Eskom
STATEMENT
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission to seek its ruling and recommendation to both fine and unbundle Eskom, due to monopolistic control...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
On Budget Day, the Trillion Rand Nuclear Deal is back in Court
What's On
On Wednesday, 22 February, social justice organisations are taking to the streets and the court to demand an end to the secret processes around South Africa's biggest ever procurement deal: the R1...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
16 Feb 2017
 
DPTS: Siyabonga Cwele: Address by Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, during the debate of the State of the Nation Address, National Assembly, Cape Town (15/02/2017)
Telecommunications and Postal Services
His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma declared 2017 as the Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo in honour of the centenary of the birth of this selfless patriot and gallant fighter for the liberation of...
 
 
Major South African coal extension project on cards – South32
DIVERISIFIED MINERS
A decision will be taken in the June quarter on go-ahead for the Klipspruit Life Extension coal project in Mpumalanga, which is said to have robust economics. The original BHP Billiton capital...
 
 
SA: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula: Address by Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, during the debate of the State of the Nation Address, National Assembly, Cape Town (15/02/2017)
Topics
Mr. President, the African National Congress aligns itself with the majority of South Africans, who have welcomed the tone of your SONA 2017, as a breath of fresh air - focused, tangible and...
 
 
Eskom: Eskom commences with the interruption of power to two Mpumalanga municipalities
STATEMENT
Eskom will today commence the interruption of supply to the eMalahleni and Msukaligwa municipalities in the Mpumalanga Province as communicated in a final decision notice distributed through...
 
 
15 Feb 2017
 
DA: Nomsa Marchesi: Address by DA’s Shadow Deputy Minister of Basic Education, National Assembly, Cape Town (15/02/2017)
Topics
As a country we have reached a defining moment, where the quality of leadership is most crucial in determining the future of our young children and our youth.
 
 
DA: Natasha Mazzone says DA demands release of Eskom emergency coal report
STATEMENT
The DA demands that the full text of another Deloitte report, this time on Eskom’s 2008 procurement of emergency coal, valued at R10 billion, be made public immediately. Eskom is clearly trying to...
 
 
 
                       
 
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