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Analysts say the new Eskom CEO has a tough task ahead.
Tshediso Matona is the new Eskom CEO ( )

Eskom has a new CEO

The Cabinet has approved the appointment of Tshediso Matona as power utility Eskom's new CEO, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced on Wednesday.

Mzwandile Masina says politically the organisation is coherent.
ANCYL ready for new leadership
Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:21
ANC Spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says the act would improve workers' constitutional rights.
Labour Act a sign of progression: ANC
Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:04
A court orderly sustained a slight wound, and a police officer was seriously wounded in the head during Tuesday's shooting.
Court shooters still at large
Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:00
Mzwandile Masina says politically the organisation is coherent.
ANCYL ready for new leadership
Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:21
ANC Spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says the act would improve workers' constitutional rights.
Labour Act a sign of progression: ANC
Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:04
A court orderly sustained a slight wound, and a police officer was seriously wounded in the head during Tuesday's shooting.
Court shooters still at large
Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:00
Israeli aircraft have carried out 80 strikes in the Gaza Strip since Tuesday, "targeting terror sites".
Gaza war rages on
Wednesday 20 August 2014 15:25

South Africa

A court orderly sustained a slight wound, and a police officer was seriously wounded in the head during Tuesday's shooting.
Court shooters still at large

Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:00

The two awaiting-trial prisoners who opened fire in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, wounding two people, have not yet been arrested, Gauteng police said on Wednesday

Africa

China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

Wednesday 20 August 2014 06:02

China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state.

World

There were no inWitnesses said protests started after security forces blocked roads to the neighbourhood early on Wednesday.
Liberian police fire teargas to disperse protest over Ebola quarantine

Wednesday 20 August 2014 15:52

Police in the Liberian capital Monrovia fired teargas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd agitating to leave a neighbourhood placed under quarantine because of the Ebola virus, witnesses s

Politics

Mzwandile Masina says politically the organisation is coherent.
ANCYL ready for new leadership

Wednesday 20 August 2014 16:21

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) has stabilised and is ready to elect new leadership, the national task team (NTT) said on Wednesday.

Business

Namibia cenbank lifts lending rate by 25 basis points to 6.0%

Wednesday 20 August 2014 15:40

Namibia's central bank hiked interest rates by 25 basis points to 6.0% on Wednesday as it seeks to contain strong household credit growth.

Science

SA women scientists excited by awards

Wednesday 20 August 2014 11:49

Top South African women scientists have expressed joy after being honoured at the Women in Science Awards (Wisa) ceremony in Johannesburg recently.

Lifestyle

British Armed Forces ready for Invictus Games

Wednesday 20 August 2014 10:51

The 130 strong British Armed Forces Team for the Invictus Games was announced last week.

Sport

EP Kings will play a Currie Cup match against the Blue Bulls in Pretoria on Satruday.
Spencer rings the changes for EP Kings

Wednesday 20 August 2014 14:55

In a bid to add more grunt up front, the EP Kings coach Carlos Spencer has made four changes to the pack for Saturday's Currie Cup match against the Blue Bulls in Pretoria.

Opinion

Concern over South African’s cashing in their retirement funds

Wednesday 20 August 2014 09:44

Reports that govt is going to nationalise pension funds through the proposed retirement reforms, which will come into effect next year, have led to some employees cashing in their retirement funds

2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. Catch some of the highlights of the tournament here.

Rivonia Trial Anniversary

The Rivonia Trial, during which ten leaders of the ANC were tried for 221 acts of sabotage, took place between 1963 and 1964. The trialists were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Jhb.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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