SABC News - Naledi Matlapeng


Petrol price to increase by 67 cents a litre on Wednesday

Monday 4 September 2017 18:21

Santaco says taxi fares are likely to go up because of the steep increase in the price of petrol.


Tegeta's new owners could incur huge losses

Wednesday 23 August 2017 21:19

Analysts say the new owners of Gupta-owned Tegeta could incur heavy losses if the transactions that Tegeta has entered into are found to be unconstitutional.


Vavi vindicated on Cosatu building accusations

Friday 21 July 2017 18:05

Zwelinzima Vavi says he feels vindicated by the latest Gupta leaks that have revealed that he did not benefit from the sale of the new Cosatu building.


Experts say the failure of workers to have wills results in court battles over the estate.
70% of S Africa working population do not have wills

Monday 17 July 2017 21:35

The latest figures released by the masters of the court have revealed that more than 70% of the South African working population do not have wills.


The concept has been used as a catchword and a proxy for leadership battles by those advocating for radical economic transformation.  
Monopoly capital a "strategic enemy": Nehawu

Friday 7 July 2017 18:09

Nehawu has endorsed President Jacob Zuma's characterisation of monopoly capital as a major stumbling block for black socio-economic advancement.  


Small business owners say they are negatively impacted by influx of malls in townships.
Small businesses decry influx of malls in townships

Friday 9 June 2017 20:12

On the last day of the grocery market inquiry, small businesses in the townships  raised concerns about how the influx of malls in the townships are pushing them out of business.


The inquiry was launched early this year after retail giant Massmart lodged a complaint with the commission alleging that retail giants blocked rivals from accessing malls.
Grocery market inquiry continues

Tuesday 6 June 2017 20:10

It's day two of the grocery market inquiry and so far various retailers ranging from the buyer groups, small and medium size retailers have made presentations.


Telkom's mobile unit is the fourth largest in the country.
Telkom enters new phase of growth

Monday 5 June 2017 20:17

South Africa's biggest landline provider Telkom has entered into a new phase of growth.


Economists also expect a 20 cents fall for both diesel and illuminating paraffin.
Petrol prices expected to drop

Friday 2 June 2017 19:04

The Energy Department on Friday is expected to announce a drop in the price of petrol of up to 26 cents a litre.


Comair provides food to airlines including British Airways.
Airline industry looking at ways to improve profit

Wednesday 31 May 2017 20:39

The airline industry is now looking at other avenues of improving profit margins in order to be sustainable


Sexwale to escalate investigation in Trillian Gupta-Nenegate

Thursday 25 May 2017 20:59

Struggle stalwart Tokyo Sexwale has escalated his investigation into allegations into Trillian Gupta-Nenegate claims to a judicial inquiry.


About 652 people are likely to be retrenched at African bank.
Sasbo opposes imminent retrenchments at African Bank

Tuesday 23 May 2017 20:14

Finance union, Sasbo, says it is opposing the imminent retrenchments at African Bank and has applied to the CCMA for facilitation on the matter.


SARB takes stand against Ponzi schemes

Tuesday 6 September 2016 20:38

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has taken a stance to clamp down on Pyramid and Ponzi schemes which target vulnerable people.  


Students have vowed to fight for free education.
"South Africa can afford free tertiary education"

Tuesday 16 August 2016 17:16

South Africa can afford to provide free tertiary education to its citizens according to Professor Salim Vally who has done extensive research on the feasibility of free education in the country.


About 80 % of the claims are for homes and buildings and most of these are in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Recent weather damages to cost insurers billions

Wednesday 27 July 2016 18:39

It is estimated that the damages caused during storms on Tuesday will cost the insurance industry up to R2 billion in claims.


Workers should not take blame for Brexit: Cosatu

Thursday 30 June 2016 19:10

Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) President, Sdumo Dlamini, says workers should not take the blame due to the current Brexit saga in the United Kingdom.


Davies encourages growth in manufacturing sector

Tuesday 28 June 2016 19:09

Trade and industry Minister, Rob Davies says South Africa is pulling out all stops to encourage and stimulate growth in the manufacturing sector.


Reuel Khoza says South Africa needs to be more innovative to enable the country to be more globally competitive.
Khoza criticises leaders who abandon morality in pursuit of power

Tuesday 21 June 2016 19:00

South African leaders need to champion the course of good governance to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency.


Vavi projects new federation launch by year end

Thursday 19 May 2016 20:26

Zwelinzima Vavi says his new labour federation will be formally launched towards the end of this year or early next year- if all goes well.


Consumers are beginning to tighten their belts as they battle to cope with increasing costs of basic necessities.
Sales growth below expectations in March: Retailers

Wednesday 18 May 2016 19:32

Retailers have seen their sales grow below expectations in March.


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