Morning Wrap Up 1 April 2015
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated newly elected Nigerian president Muhammudi Buhari.
Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria.
President Zuma says this result is a clear indication that democracy is working well on the African continent.
Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan telephoned Buhari, to congratulate him and concede defeat.
Speaking to 180 with Bob professor Kole Omotoso has hailed Jonathan for laying the ground for a credible and violence free election….
Unofficial voting tallies put Gen Buhari more than two million votes ahead of his rival.
Police are on high alert following three separate shooting incidents this morning
A bus driver is in a serious condition after he was shot on Ontdekkers Road in Newlands West of Johannesburg
Paramedics found the bus on the side of the road with the driver and a passenger injured from a shooting incident
ER24s Werner Vermaak explains.
At the same time there have been reports of two seperate shooting incidents in the Johannesburg CBD
Metro police’s Edna Mamonyane has more.
The department of home affairs continues to warn its staff that they will face stringent measures if found defying the new office hours.
The department’s Mayihlome Tshwete told Kaya FM News that they have so far suspended 80 of their own staff members who have violated the policy.
The new shift compels staff to work on Saturdays from 8 in the morning until 1 in the afternoon.
But most home affairs workers are against it.
The expulsion of Zwelinzima Vavi from Cosatu poses a number of challenges for business.
This is a warning from The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
SACCI is concerned that the expulsion happened at the crucial period of wage negotiations.
CEO Peggy Drodskie says they now don’t know which faction between Numsa and Cosatu will be ideal to discuss salary increases with.