New Sapo CEO to ‘remain involved’ at Purple Group

2015-11-24 15:42

Mark Barnes, the new chief executive officer of the South African Post Office (Sapo), will take a non-executive role within Purple Group.

New CEO eyes profitable Post Office

2015-11-20 08:24

Possibilities exist for the beleaguered South African Post Office to be profitable again, says the state-owned unit’s new chief executive officer Mark Barnes.

Communication dept’s failure to communicate

2015-11-15 17:00

Telecoms ministry summoned to Luthuli House to explain vacancies, service-delivery issues, cash flow problems and infighting in management

Low turnout for Post Office march

2015-10-29 12:36

Approximately 100 union members marched in Johannesburg on Thursday to protest alleged maladministration at the South African Post Office.

Post Office wins court order against strike

2015-10-28 15:19

The South African Post Office has won an urgent court interdict to halt planned strike action on Thursday.

Post Office staff only get 70% of their salaries

2015-10-26 11:25

The South African Post Office says it has paid all its staff 70% of their total salaries with the remaining 30% expected to be deposited by October 31.

Post Office ‘unable’ to pay full salaries

2015-10-21 11:00

The cash-strapped South African Post Office says it will struggle to pay its staff their salaries in October because of "current financial constraints".

Post Office settlement costs hit R5m

2015-08-03 12:56

Millions of rands have been paid to top officials at the South African Post Office for settlements over the last five years.

Post Office in the black by 2017

2015-05-10 08:10

The SA Post Office projects it will hit a R1.3bn profit by 2017, and a R1.5bn profit by 2018.

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Post Office won't be privatised, says new CEO

2015-11-20 10:18

Turnaround plans at the South African Post Office do not include any talk of privatisation, says the state-owned company’s new chief executive officer.

New Post Office boss talks tough on turnaround

2015-11-19 17:45

Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mark Barnes as the Group Chief Executive Officer of the South African Post Office.

Post Office appoints new acting CEO

2015-10-30 12:00

The South African Post Office has appointed a new acting group chief executive officer after Mlu Mathonsi stepped down for “personal reasons”.

Gauteng Post Offices ‘remain open’ despite strike

2015-10-29 09:52

The South African Post Office says its Gauteng outlets remain open despite a planned strike.

Struggling Post Office finalises salary payments

2015-10-27 15:18

The South African Post Office plans to pay its employees the remaining 30% of their salaries on Wednesday October 28.

Union plans march against Post Office

2015-10-22 11:00

South African Post Office workers, who are members of the Communication Workers Union, plan to march this month in Johannesburg.

Board members accused of running Sapo into the ground

2015-10-12 14:44

The DA has laid charges against 12 Sapo board members it says took home millions of rands in directors' fees during last year's turmoil at the Post Office.

Cwele extends Post Office administrator’s term

2015-07-31 17:40

The man tasked with turning around the beleaguered South African Post Office has been given another extended term by government.

Shopping mall outlets part of Post Office problem

2015-05-05 17:00

Positioning Post Office outlets in expensive shopping malls has been a big mistake, says the administrator tasked with turning around the struggling state-owned entity.

Post Office workers embark on industrial action

2015-03-05 11:50

The South African Post Office has announced that Communication Workers Union members have embarked on industrial action.

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