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19 Jun 2017
 
 
Train vandals must be treated like murderers, rapists and treasonists - union
TRANSPORT
People caught vandalising transport infrastructure deserve to spend the rest of their lives in jail, the United National Transport Union (Untu) has said. This comes as vandalism caused delays on...
 
 
UNTU: No less than life imprisonment needed for the damaging state assets
STATEMENT
The current harsh sentences prescribed by the Criminal Matters Amendment Act, 2015, no longer has a deterrent effect on criminals not to loot railway tracks, signals and other infrastructure and...
 
 
05 Jun 2017
 
DTI: Minister Davies says government committed to supporting more black industrialists
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has reiterated government’s commitment to supporting more black industrialists in order to achieve deeper levels of industrialisation and economic...
 
 
01 Jun 2017
 
EFF: EFF statement on the train collision in Elandsfontein
STATEMENT
The EFF pledges solidarity with the family and friends of the deceased and the 102 injured due to the train collision in Elandsfontein. Heartfelt condolences are further expressed to the family of...
 
 
23 May 2017
 
 
 
DTI refuses to release list of black industrialist scheme beneficiaries for fear they will be ‘harassed’
INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies showcased four recipients of government’s flagship Black Industrialist programme (BIP) during his Budget Vote on Tuesday, but astonishingly refused to...
 
 
 
 
dti: Rob Davies: Address by Trade and Industry Minister, during the dti budget vote, National Assembly, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
Topics
In an input to the Portfolio Committee earlier this year, I argued that the dti’s contribution to the promotion of a higher level of more inclusive economic growth must involve intensifying our...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
 
 
Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter
ELECTRICITY
Eskom is promising to keep the lights on this winter, it said in a statement issued on Friday afternoon. It undertook to do this despite severe weather conditions that have already started to grip...
 
 
27 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Tip-off leads to arrest of two men for cable theft
STATEMENT
Two men, including a Lesotho national, were arrested on 21 April 2017 in connection with the theft of electricity cable at Eskom’s Kardell substation in Stilfontein, North West. The arrest came as...
 
 
23 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Armed cable thieves arrested in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal
STATEMENT
Last Monday, 17 April 2017, members of Eskom’s Security Investigations team arrested four men who were found in possession of stolen overhead conductor cable in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. The arrest...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Eskom: Eskom removes illegal connections in Tshwane
STATEMENT
Illegally connected electricity users in Pienaarspoort, in Tshwane got a rude awakening on 30 March 2017 when Eskom moved in on the area to remove the hundreds of illegal connections that pose a...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
02 Mar 2017
 
UNTU: Metrorail train hijacked by commuters
STATEMENT
Metrorail train 0277 was hijacked last night when passengers forced a train driver of the United National Transport Union (UNTU) to deviate from her route. Zina Katzen was on route from Durban to...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
 
 
MPs must “find their moral compass” – Radebe
POLITICS
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Tuesday appealed to MPs to “find their moral compass” and help restore decorum in Parliament. Opening the debate on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
SAPS: Police on imprisonment of John Zwane for armed robbery and kidnapping
STATEMENT
John Oupa Zwane (44) has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after he was found guilty of armed robbery, kidnapping and illegal possession of a firearm by the Rustenburg Regional Court on 31...
 
 
02 Feb 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum lays complaint of culpable homicide against Eskom’s Koko
STATEMENT
AfriForum laid a complaint of culpable homicide in cooperation with the Grabouw community against Matshela Koko, acting CEO of Eskom, at the Grabouw Police Station on 2 February 2017. This follows...
 
 
 
                       
 
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