Union slates Letsoalo's 350% salary hike vs 3% for Prasa workers

2017-02-28 10:51

A trade union has welcomed the Prasa board's decision to "finally wake up" and dismiss the passenger rail operator's former acting CEO Collins Letsoalo.

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2017-02-28 06:06

South Africa’s one-time nuclear kingpin has disappeared from view – and persistent rumours suggest we should be asking questions about his alleged role as a recipient of money tied to Russia’s nuclear ambitions.

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2017-02-28 08:01

With the power struggle in the ANC consuming the party, it's up to organised agriculture to safeguard our food security and rural stability, writes Max du Preez.


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2017-02-28 10:00

Lood de Jager has been ruled out of this weekend's clash between the Bulls and the Cheetahs while Jan Serfontein returns.


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