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SA unions vow to work with government to save SAA, SA Express

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association said they had had constructive discussions with the government on ensuring the continued existence of troubled national carrier South African Airways (SAA) and fellow state-owned airline SA Express. The unions have been critical of the[…]

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Govt will finally announce its plan for Eskom today

The Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, will at midday on Tuesday release government’s long-awaited Special Paper on Eskom. In a statement, his office said that he will set out in detail a comprehensive roadmap for Eskom in a “reformed electricity supply industry”. Gordhan is expected to announce that Eskom[…]

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Mapaila says rally not for Gordhan, but inspired by him

The Deputy-General Secretary of the SACP, Solly Mapaila says a joint campaign in support of democracy was not organised for Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, but it was inspired by him. Mapaila addressed a crowd at the rally organised by the party and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation at the Johannesburg Town Hall. The[…]

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SACP stands with Gordhan amid EFF fracas

Comrade Pravin [Gordhan], we are in solidarity with you, we are with you.” This was part of a message delivered by the SACP’s first deputy general-secretary, Solly Mapaila, to rousing applause from members of the tripartite alliance. Mapaila made the comments just hours after Gordhan faced a standoff from EFF[…]

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