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Brian Molefe must pay back the money

In a damning judgment, a full bench of the high court, headed by judge Elias Matojane, has ruled against Brian Molefe, Eskom and the minister of public enterprises in a case brought by the Economic Freedom Fighters, the

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Fractious Telkom strike suspended

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it has suspended a strike against Telkom. Hundreds of Telkom workers have been on strike for over a month as they demand an 11% salary increase, six months’ maternity leave, gain-sharing and

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Eskom strike averted

The deadlock in the Eskom wage negotiations has been broken following a 14-hour marathon wage negotiation process, averting a potentially costly strike for the already ailing South African economy

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SA bank fees: how they stack up

Capitec Bank is generally the cheapest bank for the needs of most people, despite strong competition from other banks, according to Solidarity’s 2016 Bank Charges Report. As a result of strong competition in the basic

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SABC locks out journalists

Four journalists from the SABC have been refused entry into work at the broadcaster’s Johannesburg offices, despite the labour court ruling that their dismissals were unlawful. The SABC on Wednesday

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SABC court case postponed to Friday

The case of four axed SABC journalists was postponed in the labour court in Johannesburg on Thursday to allow the broadcaster time to file court papers. Judge Robert Lagrange postponed the

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Four SABC journalists fired

our of the SABC journalists who were suspended or faced disciplinary hearings were fired on Monday, possibly because they approached the labour court, their lawyer said. “We will argue [in the court] on

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Hlaudi will ignore Icasa ruling, says Solidarity

The trade union representing eight journalists who were either charged or suspended by the SABC expects chief operating Hlaudi Motsoeneng to ignore communications regulator Icasa’s ruling that the broadcaster remove its ban on broadcasting protests

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Madonsela to probe SABC again

Public protector Thuli Madonsela has confirmed that she is following up on a report she compiled two years ago on governance failures at the public broadcaster. This following a number of high-profile changes implemented at the broadcaster recently

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SABC mum on disciplinary hearings

The SABC on Sunday refused to confirm the veracity of a union report that the disciplinary hearings of suspended news journalists have been suspended – some indefinitely. “We do not comment on

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