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13
NOV
12am

SABC IRREGULARLY ENTERED INTO WITH VISION VIEW PRODUCTION AND LORNAVISION (PTY) LTD AMOUNTING TO OVER R114 MILLION

The Special Investigating Unit - SIU - has managed to set aside a contract which the SABC entered into irregularly with Vision View Production to the value of approximately R52 million. The contract, annulled last Friday, comes hot on the heels of another contract, which the SIU also managed to have set aside in May this year, which had been irregularly entered between SABC and Lornavision (PTY) Ltd to the value of over R62 million. Both cases have been referred to the NPA for possible prosecution
09
NOV
12am

The South African Blood Services blood stocks critically low and urges the public to come donate blood and save lives

The South African National Blood Services is concerned by the critically low blood stock as the country has just enough units to last 3 days. SANBS spokesperson Sifiso Khoza says South Africa requires an average of three-thousand units of blood to treat thousands of patients daily. He is hoping that people will use the the upcoming festive season to donate blood to match the high demand during that period.
09
NOV
12am

Chemical factory explosion in Boksburg

Four people have been injured following an explosion at a chemical factory in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg. Ekurhuleni Emergency Services spokesperson William Ntladi says the injured have been taken to hospital
07
NOV
11pm

Steenhuisen says the DA wont stop giving fair comment in Parliament due to threats of losing metros from EFF

The impasse between DA and EFF continued last night in parliament following rulings by the house chair, Thoko Didiza. Didiza ordered both parties to apologise for their scuffle. The DA Parly Chief Whip John Steenhuisen says they will not stop giving fair comment against any party in fear of being called racists. Steenhuisen also says threats by EFF of making the DA lose metros will not deter them from such comments.
07
NOV
2am

US goes into Mid-term elections

Democrats fight to regain the House of Representatives as more than 35 million people cast their votes in early voting ahead of the official Election Day, a large increase from the 20 million people who cast ballots in the early voting in the 2014 midterms.
07
NOV
2am

Woolworths retrenchment

Retail giant Woolworths has been ordered by the Constitutional Court to re-instate 44 full time employees whom it had retrenched when they refused to work on a flexible-time working arrangement. The ConCourt found that this was substantively unfair and that Woolworths had failed to consider alternatives to retrenchment.
06
NOV
4am

Minister, Malusi Gigaba on the decision to grant the Oppenheimer family permission to operate a private terminal

Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, is this morning (Tuesday 6/11) expected to brief Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, on the decision to grant the Oppenheimer family permission to operate a private terminal at the OR Tambo International Airport. The Committee wants the Minister to clarify contradictions between statements he made before them and statements he made more recently. Meanwhile, the DA has called for Gigaba to be fired in light of a Public Protector finding that he had lied under oath. Tsepiso Makwetla spoke to Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs Hlomani Chauke
06
NOV
4am

Government should have an intergrated information system in order to fight human trafficking

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffreys, says if government is to improve it's efforts to fight human trafficking there must be an intergrated information system. He was speaking at a Trafficking in Persons summit in partnership with the South African Human Rights Commission and the Conference of Western Attorneys General. The latter has established a partnership with Africa to help identify and successfully prosecute trafficking offences. Tsepiso Makwetla spoke Markus Green Esquire, Conference of Western Attorneys General Africa Alliance Partnership board member
06
NOV
4am

University of Stellenbosch's Gawie Cillie says there high levels of mistrust between employers and employees

Worker Unions have pledged to fight to the bitter end in the ongoing rentrenchments saga at the SABC. Last week, the public broadcaster announced over two-thousand planned retrenchments. Unions have planned Black Wednesday and a national picket on Friday in protest of the looming retrenchments. Meanwhile, according to the World Economic Forum, South Africa has the worst labour-employee relations in the world, ranking 137 out of 137 countries. Employment relations expert and lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, Gawie Cillie says high levels of mistrust between employers and employees remain at the core of negative labour-employee relations
05
NOV
3am

"Creation of party based in socialist ideologies may be a harbinger for the Lula Moment in SA" Mtimka

The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party registered by Numsa over the weekend says the working class should lead the economy and determine the country's destiny. The party is however yet to decide if it intends on contesting next year's general elections after being given the thumbs-up by the IEC to register as a political party. Meanwhile, former Cape Town mayor, Patricia De Lille may also start up a new political party after resigning as both mayor and member of the DA. Lecturer and political analyst from the Nelson Mandela University, Ongama Mtimka believes the creation of such parties based in socialist ideologies may be a harbinger for the 'Lula Moment' in South Africa

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