Vhembe Concerned Pensioners Group going to Constitutional Court over pensions

An organisation called the Vhembe Concerned Pensioners Group in Limpopo – which represents about 23 000 former Venda Homeland government pensioners – is going to the Constitutional Court to force the Department of Finance to adhere to the Public Protector’s remedial action to have their pensions paid.

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Suspects found in possession of endangered plants in N Cape to appear in court

Two suspects, allegedly found in possession of endangered plant species worth R200 000, are due to appear in the Springbok Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The two were nabbed at Springbok in the Northern Cape during a joint police operation.

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Accusations of bribes, sex for work halts completion of Kimberley housing project

Accusations of bribes and sex in exchange for jobs have marred the completion of a multimillion rand Lerato Park Housing project in Kimberley.

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SABC strike looms as talks with unions fall apart

The Communication Workers Union has threatened to call a strike with fellow union Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union if the SABC forges ahead with planned retrenchments.

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Union threatens SABC with legal action should it proceed with retrenchments

Union Bemawu has threatened legal action at the Labour Court against the SABC should it proceed with its retrenchments without further consultation.

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Pistols, cartridges found at Lonmin shaft days before Marikana massacre: Lieutenant

About 13 nine-millimetre pistol and R5 rifle cartridges were found at Lonmin’s K3 shaft in Marikana, when five men were killed on 13 August 2012.

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‘SABC at liberty to unilaterally implement the contemplated retrenchments’

The SABC says according to the Labour Relations Act, it is now at liberty to unilaterally implement the contemplated retrenchments after failed talks facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA).

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More facilities to be built to address prison overcrowding: Patekile Holomisa

Deputy Correctional Services Minister, Inkosi Patekile Holomisa, says prisons do not have conditions that are conducive to the adherence of COVID-19 protocols.

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Journalist must always strive for the truth: Press Ombudsman

Journalist must always strive for the truth, independent verification and should be loyal to the citizens. This is according to Press Ombudsman Pippa Green during the annual Percy Qoboza memorial lecture.

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LIVE: State Capture Inquiry, Part 2 – Former Transnet Board Chairperson Mafika Mkwanazi gives evidence

The State Capture Commission will hear Transnet related evidence from the former Transnet Board Chairperson, Mafika Mkwanazi.

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Mpumalanga men facing kidnapping, assault, murder charges denied bail

The Carolina Magistrate Court in Mpumalanga has denied bail to three men facing charges that include kidnapping, assault, defeating the ends of justice and murder.

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