More in the pocket

2017-05-28 06:05

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was not the only ANC minister who actively worked for Gupta interests, or was allegedly pressurised into doing so. Others did too, states the report into state capture released on Thursday.

Questions raised over former minister's signature on nuclear procurement notice

2015-12-25 12:39

As questions are raised by opposition parties over former energy minister Ben Martins' signature on the recently gazetted notice to move ahead with the nuclear procurement programme, Martins has apparently taken to Twitter to comment on the matter.

SA looking for more electricity: Martins

2014-04-14 20:00

Energy Minister Ben Martins says South Africa will start looking around to buy additional power as the country strives to prevent blackouts.

Govt drops inland transport levy

2014-03-28 07:36

An inland fuel transport levy which compensates oil companies forced to use roads because of full pipeline capacity will be abolished from next month.

SA renewable energy attracts investment

2013-11-05 08:56

A renewable energy procurement programme has attracted billions of rand in foreign direct investment, Energy Minister Ben Martins says.

Petrol strike ends, but challenges remain

2013-09-27 14:38

The Fuel Retailers Association has welcomed an agreement to end a pay strike by petrol attendants, but says the industry still faces key challenges.

Taxi industry being sidelined - NTA

2013-08-14 14:48

Government is not taking the taxi industry seriously, the National Taxi Alliance says.

Hard work ahead for new ministers - union

2013-07-10 16:31

The new ministers appointed by President Jacob Zuma must turn their departments around, trade union Nehawu says.

Zuma failed to address problems - IFPYB

2013-07-09 21:57

President Jacob Zuma did not address all the problems facing South Africans in his Cabinet reshuffle, IFP Youth Brigade chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa says.

Zuma repositions himself ahead of 2014

2013-07-09 17:42

With less than a year to go to the 2014 elections, President Jacob Zuma has axed allies and ousted Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale.


Martins lashes out at Gupta links, Molefe dilemma

2017-05-25 17:21

Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Ben Martins has spoken out about allegations of the Guptas' involvement at state-owned enterprises and the dilemma of Brian Molefe's return as CEO at Eskom.

Petrol price relief for motorists

2014-05-02 14:18

Motorists will get some relief at the pumps with the retail price of petrol and diesel dropping, says the energy department.

Another petrol price blow for consumers

2014-03-28 16:20

Motorists will have to fork out more at the pumps for petrol as the energy department announces another price hike, but the price of diesel is coming down.

Energy DG steps down for health reasons

2014-03-20 19:13

Nelisiwe Magubane will step down as the director general of the department of energy for health reasons.

Zuma arrives in DRC for visit

2013-10-29 15:08

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo for a two-day visit.

Taxis worse than before - union

2013-08-14 17:02

The government should review the taxi recapitalisation programme because taxi operators are in a worse position than before, urges the National Taxi Alliance.

New ministers sworn in

2013-07-10 17:48

New ministers and deputy ministers have been sworn in at the Sefako Makgatho presidential guest house in Pretoria.

New minister must scrap tolls - DA

2013-07-10 11:13

The newly-appointed transport minister must put an end to the controversial e-tolling project, the Democratic Alliance says.

Parliament posts to be filled

2013-07-09 21:57

The Parliamentary vacancies created as a result of the Cabinet reshuffle will be filled, the office of the ANC chief whip says.

200% hike in Sanral ads a waste - Outa

2013-07-08 21:07

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says several millions of rands in taxpayers’ money have been wasted on Sanral's advertising campaign.

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