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New Chair of Chairs is Makhubele, as Mayor lodges an objection on Eskom’s tariff hike

New Chair of Chairs is Makhubele, as Mayor lodges an objection on Eskom’s tariff hike

She is Cllr Colleen Makhubele. Makhubele was elected unopposed by the Council on Tuesday. Her responsibilities will be among others, to work closely with the Speaker, Whip of Council, and chair meetings of Chairpersons of Portfolio Committees. In congratulating her, City of Johannesburg Speaker of Council, Vasco da Gama said, “I am very excited and […]

SAA to begin flights to Durban from March

SAA to begin flights to Durban from March

SAA’s Interim chief executive Thomas Kgokolo says, “The short-haul route between Johannesburg and Durban is one of the busiest in South Africa, and our customers and partners have been asking us to fly this route since we took to the skies again in September 2021. We’ve been waiting for the data to guide us on […]

Mantashe to SA youths- take up career in energy sector

Mantashe to SA youths- take up career in energy sector

He was addressing the gala dinner of the Energy Summit, hosted by the South African Youth Economic Council on Thursday evening in Sandton. As president of SAYEC, Mudzanani also made an appeal to the likes of Seriti and Menar coal mining companies to play ball by unlocking opportunities to empower young, black professionals. The key […]

Taxi operators can now apply for Gvt Fund Relief

Taxi operators can now apply for Gvt Fund Relief

Taxi drivers, cab operators, and e-hailing services whose businesses were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing national lockdown, will now receive R5000 each as a once off. This milestone achievement has been welcomed by taxi orgnisations and bosses who felt were being ignored by Government. An estimated 227 000 taxi operators are set to benefit, […]

Doing it their way-MiWay has a new CE

Doing it their way-MiWay has a new CE

Naicker was previously chief operating officer of OUTsurance and was with the company for 18 years. He officially assumed his CEO duties with effect from 1 January 2022 and will also serve as a member of the Santam group executive team. Otto was a founding member of Santam-owned MiWay, which was launched 14 years ago.   […]

DNG Energy unveils liquefied natural gas truck to the world

DNG Energy unveils liquefied natural gas truck to the world

That was the feeling amongst throngs of professional guests who graced the launch of DNG Energy that had received its first consignment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) truck. The company, which is driving a multibillion-dollar investment into creating a pan-African LNG supply network, said the development was a precursor to the commissioning of DNG’s first […]

SA should develop own social media platforms -says minister Ntshavheni

SA should develop own social media platforms -says minister Ntshavheni

The creation of Naspers-backed messenger service Mxit was evidence local companies can produce successful technology with the right backing, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said in a Q&A with reporters on Tuesday. Mxit had 7.4 million monthly active subscribers in 2013, according to consultancy World Wide Worx, but collapsed two years later under competition from the likes of […]

Car manufacturers to feel the pinch as metal workers down tools

Car manufacturers to feel the pinch as metal workers down tools

They are striking over salary increase dispute.  The metal-workers are asking for an 8% salary increase and reject a 4% living wage. Workers are expected to march to the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council. Numsa says employers are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to not meet their demands.  KwaZulu-Natal Numsa secretary Mbuso […]

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