Posted onFebruary 24, 2015byBrendi|Comments Off on Let us employ criminals…! Call to wipe criminal records of 18-35 year olds
In a statement, the movement “pleaded” with the state and the Department of Justice to consider removing the names of “young people convicted for minor offences from the system to allow them to start afresh”.
The movement’s secretary general Maria Tshabalala said criminal records reflected badly on a resume and made young South Africans unemployable. Read more...
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Posted onFebruary 15, 2015byBrendi|Comments Off on The secret nuclear deal our leaders have signed with Russia carries many risks for South Africa.
Shocking details of the secret nuclear deal that Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson signed with Russia last year can, for the first time, be revealed. The text, which has been jealously guarded by her department and Russian nuclear company Rosatom, holds many dangers for South Africa.
South African Airways (SAA) has confirmed it is “technically insolvent” and reliant on government guarantees, which stand at R14.3 billion ($1.2 billion).
“SAA has been reliant on guarantees from its shareholder [the South African government] for several years and the delay in the release of the financial statements for the 2013/14 financial year is directly related to the continued weakness of the company’s balance sheet and due to the company being technically insolvent,” SAA said in a statement. Read more...
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