Morning Wrap Up – 31 March 2015
A special Cosatu Central Executive Committee meeting has expelled general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi from the federation.
Most CEC members voted for his expulsion during yesterday’s meeting
Labour analyst Terry Bell warns the latest move will severely affect the workers.
Eskom chairman Zola Tsotsi has agreed to step down from the top job.
This comes just two weeks after Tsotsi controversially suspended four of Eskom’s top executives – including CEO Tshediso Matona
The parastatal’s board met yesterday to consider a motion of no confidence in Tsotsi.
He was accused of irregular interference in the running of the company, as well as undermining executive managers.
Former SABC chair Ben Ngubane has been appointed as acting chairman
Khulu Phasiwe speaks for ESKOM.
Police are offering a reward of R400,000 for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of suspects who shot dead two police officers in Modderfontein on Sunday
Two police officers were shot dead while a third one was wounded by unknown men on the N3 south
Nine police officers have been killed in Gauteng since the beginning of the year
Deputy Provincial commissioner Major Theko Pharasi says authorities are starting to believe that there is a gang that is targeting the men in uniform.
After an intense two years of consultations…
The Marikana commission of inquiry will hand an electronic copy of its final outcome, to President Jacob Zuma today.
The commission was set up after 34 striking miners were shot dead by police.
Ten more people were killed in the week preceding the Marikana strike.
The commission’s Phuti Setati explains….
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has cleared Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula on allegations of irregular spending
regarding his overseas trips.
Madonsela says there was not sufficient evidence to prove that Mbalula and his deputy Gert Oosthuizen caused the department to incur excessive transport costs.
She says the R2.7million spent on flights by the minister and his deputy were part of their work.
Kaya Fms Keneiloe Huma has more.