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26 May 2017
                       
 
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22 May 2017
 
 
SAFTU: Inaugural meeting of the National Executive Committee of the SAFTU
STATEMENT
Introduction It is a really remarkable achievement that in just three weeks the South African Federation of Trade Unions has been able to launch a 700 000-strong new workers’ fighting force of 24...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
DoE: Mmamoloko Kubayi: Address by Minster of Energy, during the Department of Energy budget vote for 2017/18, Parliament, Cape Town (19/05/2017)
Energy
We would have loved to receive more in light of our work, however we understand the constraints of the fiscal capability.
 
 
17 May 2017
 
Molefe resigned as Eskom CEO to get Cabinet position - Western Cape SACP
POLITICS
Western Cape South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary Benson Ngqentsu believes Brian Molefe returned as Eskom CEO after he failed to secure a ministerial position in government. Ngqentsu was...
 
 
16 May 2017
 
SACP protesters call on entire Eskom board to resign
POLITICS
The Western Cape South African Communist Party (SACP) on Tuesday staged an illegal protest in front of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), calling for the entire Eskom board to...
 
 
12 May 2017
 
SAFTU: Zwelinzima Vavi: Address by SAFTU General Secretary, during the Adult Educators Progressive Union Consultative Conference, Carousel holiday resort, Hibberdene, KZN (12/05/2017)
Topics
We are honoured, in fact we are extremely excited, to be invited to address this historic consultative conference of Adult Educators Progressive Union, which is going to debate the critical...
 
 
White monopoly capital: good politics, bad sociology, worse economics
THE CONVERSATION
Many would like to consign the polarising debate about “white monopoly capitalism” (WMC) in South Africa to the margins. They argue that its proponents are nothing more than Marxist ideologues or...
 
 
02 May 2017
 
SA: Committee welcomes Minister's views on public participation in nuclear energy
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Energy notes and welcomes the views expressed by the Minister of Energy, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi, on the willingness of public engagement and participation in the debate on...
 
 
24 Apr 2017
 
 
 
LPG industry urged to act on non-binding market inquiry findings
LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS
South Africa’s Competition Commission has made far-reaching, yet non-binding, recommendations for dealing with prevailing “market distortions” in the domestic liquid petroleum gas (LPG) sector...
 
 
03 Apr 2017
 
 
 
National Treasury will be another SABC – Vavi
POLITICS
The South African National Treasury will soon be rundown like other State institutions such as the ailing South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and power utility Eskom, trade unionist...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
SA: Portfolio Committee on Energy briefed by PetroSA
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Energy was briefed by PetroSA and the Board on the forensic report on the PetroSA impairment. The Committee was also briefed by PetroSA on its turnaround strategy. The...
 
 
13 Mar 2017
 
ENERGY COMMITTEE TO BE BRIEFED BY PETROSA AND ENERGY DEPARTMENT
What's On
The Portfolio Committee on Energy will tomorrow (Tuesday, 14 March) be briefed by the Department of Energy and the PetroSA Board on the forensic report on the PetroSA impairment. The Committee will...
 
 
05 Feb 2017
 
DA: Masizole Mnqasela on Petro SA: Safety of workers a major concern
STATEMENT
The DA notes with concern  the passing away of two workers at the Petro SA plant in Mossell Bay and sends its condolences to the families and close friends of the deceased. In my Capacity as...
 
 
04 Dec 2016
 
DA: Gordon Mackay on PetroSA: Bonuses for failing SOE executives must be paid back
STATEMENT
The DA calls for the R17.3 million in bonuses, paid by PetroSA to its top executives, to be paid back immediately and the legal opinion which informed this disastrous payment must be made public...
 
 
02 Dec 2016
 
NUMSA: Numsa demands payment of bonuses by PetroSA
STATEMENT
Workers at PetroSA are furious that the company is not paying staff their annual bonus for the second year running, while paying out huge bonuses to top executives. Ceppwawu, the main union at the...
 
 
02 Nov 2016
 
Forensic report into PetroSA's R14bn impairment under lock and key
STATE-OWNED COMPANIES
A forensic report into the R14-billion loss suffered by state-owned oil company PetroSA will remain under lock and key for now, it emerged in Parliament on Tuesday. Last week, Parliament’s...
 
 
 
                       
 
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