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Numsa: Eskom's version of 'illegal strike' false

Today at 12:15, SAST

The metalworkers union says workers at the Medupi power station were partaking in a peaceful protest after which Eskom decided to shut down the plant.

Jiba: Nxasana accuses police of 'assuming the role of defence'

Today at 11:32, SAST

National director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has accused the police of "assuming the role of defence" in the matter involving his deputy.

Eskom contractors fire more than 1 000 workers

Today at 10:49, SAST

Eskom contractors fired over 1 000 workers for taking part in an "illegal" strike at the Medupi power station in Limpopo, the power utility said.

'Fugitive' Jiba face to face with NPA boss


Prosecutors and police are at loggerheads over who authorised a summons for Nxasana's deputy.

The bokkie stops here: Let's make feminism fashionable again


The fight for women's rights has too often been stigmatised and ignored in favour of race politics.

Bleeding ANC will still sing along with Zuma


Zuma inherited a divided ANC from Mbeki, but the party heading to the council is now terminally ill.

Tsotsi and Eskom executive at war over tender


Animosity boils over after battle for control of crucial commercial procurement division

Fallen soldiers dragged into battle


The fated SS Mendi has been remembered, ignored and revived for political gain.

Hawks boss offered R3m to walk away


Anwa Dramat is holding out for more but police watchdog head Robert McBride is fighting back.

Punch-drunk Eskom at a standstill


Critical decisions are on hold as top bosses battle it out and other employees fear layoffs.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online


Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'

Today at 18:06, SAST

Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.

Yemen FM urges swift end to strikes

Today at 17:18, SAST

Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.

Source: BBC News


Kenya: Kenyatta Told to 'Walk the Talk' on Corruption

Today at 06:27, SAST

[The Star] Senators yesterday praised President Uhuru Kenyatta's State of the Union address, describing its delivery as powerful, bold and historical.

West Africa: Ebola - Pushed to the Limit and Beyond

Today at 14:49, SAST

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today releases a critical analysis of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa over the past year, revealing the shortcomings of the global ...

Source: All Africa


Fuel price woe on the way

Today at 15:55, SAST

South African motorists will be paying quite a bit more for fuel from April 1 and that's no joke.

Zuma appoints new SARB deputy

Today at 15:27, SAST

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Kuben Naidoo as a Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, said the Presidency.