Schaefer leaves; Dr Robert Cisek is new VWSA CEO
Thomas Schaefer is leaving Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) to join SKODA Auto as the new Global CEO effective 3 August 2020. Schaefer has been the Chairman and Managing Director of VWSA since February 2015. In 2017, his role was expanded to include the responsibility for Sub Saharan Africa... Read more
Covid-19 TERS benefit is extended
UASA, a union affiliated to the Federation of Trade Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA), says it is pleased with the extension of the TERS benefit to 15 August this year. This is in line with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the national state of disaster was also extended to... Read more
72 youths get experience at Isuzu
Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) is supporting the Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme and has placed 72 candidates for the first time this year. The YES programme was launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2018 with the aim to offer young South Africans paid work experience.   Wayne Osborne,... Read more
Isuzu hosts DEDEAT delegation
Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) today (Friday) hosted a delegation from the Eastern Cape Department for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT). Led by the MEC of the DEDEAT, Mlungisi Mvoko, the delegation’s main purpose of the visit was to understand the challenges which the automotive industry faces... Read more
SARS back to work but grim economic outlook for SA
Tax Consulting’s Jean du Toit says in a recent article that the Commissioner for SARS made a profound media statement, which gave a detailed account of projected revenue collection in light of the COVID-19 crisis, but also gave valuable insight of what we can expect from SARS in coming... Read more
Amatola Water placed under administration
Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu has received comprehensive updates about enduring problematic developments at the Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape. Since taking office nine months ago, Sisulu has tried a variety of interventions to resolve management and governance issues which have plagued the... Read more
More Isuzu bakkies for Covid-19 battle
Isuzu Motors South Africa has made more bakkies available to assist in containing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the country.  The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria has accepted delivery of 15 Isuzu D-MAX bakkies which will be used to assist with the transportation of personal... Read more
Business cannot continue to operate: Survey
Stats SA today released the results of a rapid response survey conducted with businesses during the lockdown. Businesses were asked how the current crisis affected their operations in the two-week period from 30 March to 13 April 2020. More than 700 businesses in the formal sector responded to the... Read more
Adelaide youth powers on with new sports facility
Enel Green Power (EGP) and B-BBEE partner, Pele Green Energy through its subsidiary Nojoli Wind Farm have handed over a new sports facility at Sipho Camagu Senior Secondary School in Lingelethu, Adelaide. Through this partnership which aims to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability and working alongside the communities where... Read more
Heavy rains improve dam levels
Dam levels in parts of South Africa have slightly begun to improve as a result of persistent rain. “Dam waters rose by 1% week-on-week, while an average national level is at 60.2% — an improvement from 59.2% the previous week,” said Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) today. Human... Read more

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