Transnet terminates CEO Siyabonga Gama’s contract

Gama had until mid-October to give reasons as to why his contract should not be terminated.

Transnet chair Dr Popo Molefe confirmed to the media late on Sunday afternoon that the transport entity's CEO Siyabonga Gama's contract has been terminated.

Transnet terminates CEO Siyabonga Gama’s contract

Transnet terminates CEO Siyabonga Gama’s contract

Gama had until mid-October to give reasons as to why his contract should not be terminated.

Saudis say ‘don’t know where’ Khashoggi’s body is

Saudis say ‘don’t know where’ Khashoggi’s body is

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said a mistake was made when Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the consulate, and again in the attempted cover-up.
SA comic ‘apologises’ for Dros rape joke

SA comic ‘apologises’ for Dros rape joke

Kevin Meyer, who made a ‘joke’ in extremely bad taste on social media this week, has subsequently issued ‘an official statement’ to clarify his opinions on the topic.
Heartbreaking stories after massive Khayelitsha blaze

Heartbreaking stories after massive Khayelitsha blaze

Hundreds of shacks were destroyed and one person was killed.
Gauteng learner and driving licence bookings to move exclusively online

Gauteng learner and driving licence bookings to move exclusively online

No more walk-ins will be accepted at Gauteng licensing centres from November 1.
Gauteng Shutdown Committee remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ after engaging with Makhura

Gauteng Shutdown Committee remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ after engaging with Makhura

Planned shutdowns will no longer be demonstrated in communities, but will be taken to the country’s economic powerhouses as the committee waits for a committed provincial government.
DA says SA has two choices: ‘coalition of corruption’ or ‘real change’

DA says SA has two choices: ‘coalition of corruption’ or ‘real change’

The ANC and EFF’s coalition is the country’s biggest threat, as they have given up on building a non-racial country, Maimane said.

SuperSport edge Polokwane on penalties

SuperSport United booked their place in the Telkom Knockout quarterfinals with a 6-5 penalty shoot-out victory over Polokwane City.

SA companies in France for SIAL food exhibition

The companies, which range from emerging exporters to small, medium, and micro enterprise, were assisted under the dti’s export marketing and investment assistance scheme.

Chiefs survive penalties against Leopards to advance in TKO

Kaizer Chiefs booked their place in the last eight of the Telkom Knockout after beating Black Leopards 4-2 on penalties at the FNB Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Limpopo cops condemn mob, domestic violence killings

This condemnation followed an incident in the Seshego policing area at Polokwane on Saturday, where a woman and young child were attacked by a man.

Bloody Pretoria brawl ends with man shot in eye, two arrested

The wounded man was taken to Kalafong Hospital, and the third suspect is still on the run after an argument while drinking escalated.

Rebuilding kits issued to victims of devastating Khayelitsha fire

Officials confirmed that 342 structures had been destroyed, displacing 1 355 people.

Slovakia may ‘freeze’ ties with Vietnam until kidnapping claims are confirmed

Slovak officials flatly denied having knowingly participated in the kidnapping, describing claim as ‘a fabrication and sci-fi’.

11 killed, 15 abducted by rebels in DRC

Those kidnapped in an overnight raid near Beni include ten children.

lifestyle

Bedouin village safe from Israel – for now

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted the village will still be razed and the delay is temporary.

4 cult movies you can’t miss

The film that made October 3 an unofficial holiday has had such a powerful role in modern pop-culture thanks to its endless quotable lines.

Tom Riley spills on role in new crime series ‘Dark Heart’

From next month, catch the hunky actorin Dark Heart in a new ITV Choice crime thriller.

Must-know tips for a chic summer look

Get ready to create a stylish and chic summer look! Simply follow these top tips and you’ll soon be dressed for success.

phakaaathi

SuperSport edge Polokwane on penalties

SuperSport United booked their place in the Telkom Knockout quarterfinals with a 6-5 penalty shoot-out victory over Polokwane City.

Chiefs survive penalties against Leopards to advance in TKO

Kaizer Chiefs booked their place in the last eight of the Telkom Knockout after beating Black Leopards 4-2 on penalties at the FNB Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Lopetegui the fall-guy for wider malaise at Madrid

Amid the sprawl of headlines calling for Julen Lopetegui to be sacked by Real Madrid on Sunday, Diario AS ran an online poll: who is more guilty, the coach or the club president?

Pitso praises Komphela after TKO win

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was full of praise for Bloemfontein Celtic coach Steve Komphela after his side’s Telkom Knockout last-16 victory.

sport

Protesters shut down Omotoso’s church

The church, led by the pastor accused of rape and sexual trafficking, has been operating as a church illegally.

SA team tumble towards relegation in Davis Cup

SA coach Marcos Ondruska admits he still doesn’t understand what went wrong.

Western Province prevail after extra time in epic Newlands semi

The Currie Cup’s only unbeaten side given an almighty scare as the Blue Bulls totally overturn their poor form going into the game.

Sharks come out top in wild ride at Kings Park

The Lions launch a thrilling comeback in the second half, but will rue a poor first half that laid the groundwork for the hosts’ win.

business

South African policies need to recognise the diversity of informal economies

Informal employment makes up roughly a third or 5 million of total non-agricultural employment in South Africa’s workforce.

SA automotive sector remains successful despite difficult economic climate

Industry executive says the vision for the South African Automotive Master Plan 2035 is to increase local content by 60% and grow employment by 100%.

Has Sars disallowed your medical expense claim?

The taxman generally allowed a medical tax credit for ‘claims not recovered from the scheme’ when individuals submitted their tax returns.

SA mining continues downward slump

Investec economist Lara Hodes said the decline in mining production was notably above market expectations of a 4% year-on-year fall.

world

Slovakia may ‘freeze’ ties with Vietnam until kidnapping claims are confirmed

Slovak officials flatly denied having knowingly participated in the kidnapping, describing claim as ‘a fabrication and sci-fi’.

11 killed, 15 abducted by rebels in DRC

Those kidnapped in an overnight raid near Beni include ten children.

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

The princess is resting at home after cutting down on engagements during her tour to Australia.

Tanzanian ‘criminals’ seeking base in Mozambique: police

Dozens of suspected militants from Tanzania have been arrested in connection with deadly Islamist attacks across the border.

opinion

State needs to act urgently to save Gauteng health

Gauteng’s hospitals are having to deal with a huge influx of ‘extra’ patients – those coming here from elsewhere in the country and from outside SA’s borders.

Despite all, long live the Currie Cup

Despite some average crowd attendances, the organisers have got it right with the country’s top-four teams making the playoffs.

Cyril has shown Mbeki how he could have saved us from Zuma

Sars will soon be cleaned up, courtesy of retired Judge Robert Nugent. Similarly, the Public Investment Corporation and the NPA.

Overstepping the mark…

If you ignore cricketers that have only played a few Tests, not bowling a no-ball in Test cricket makes you part of an elite club.

 

 

 
 

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