The Midday Report

National and international news, business and current affairs issues updated at lunchtime.

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PSA members losing patience as Sassa doesn't respond to demands

PSA members losing patience as Sassa doesn't respond to demands

Sassa employees represented by PSA have been protesting at lunch time to avoid disruptions. They are demanding a wage increase.

70-year-old Job Mokgoro new North West Premier

70-year-old Job Mokgoro new North West Premier

Political analyst at North-West University Professor Andre Duvenage says Mkgoro is an excellent choice under the circumstances.

Eskom wage negotiations postponed to next week

Eskom wage negotiations postponed to next week

Numsa spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola gives an update on the wage talks between Eskom and trade unions.

SIU report: Corrupt and fraudulent dealings worth R1.2 billion in Gauteng health

SIU report: Corrupt and fraudulent dealings worth R1.2 billion in Gauteng health

The report reveals that former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa and 11 others are involved in the irregular expenditure.

Possible motion of no confidence against George mayor for homophobic comment

Possible motion of no confidence against George mayor for homophobic comment

Melvin Naik faces a disciplinary hearing on Thursday over comments about a US LGBTI friendly choir performing at gay pride parade

Home Affairs Apleni denies SA refugee centres are bad

Home Affairs Apleni denies SA refugee centres are bad

Director General of Home Affairs, Mkuseli Apleni responds to claims that refugee centres in South Africa are in bad condition.

Damning audio of Tom Moyane instructing Sars official to fake illness emerges

Damning audio of Tom Moyane instructing Sars official to fake illness emerges

The instruction from Moyane to the official was to allegedly avoid speaking to KPMG investigators during 'rogue unit' inquiry.

We can't treat refugees the same way we were treated under apartheid - LHR

We can't treat refugees the same way we were treated under apartheid - LHR

In an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Lawyers for Human Rights condemn the abusive reception of refugees in SA.

Three 'Rolex gang' members arrested after shootout with cops

Three 'Rolex gang' members arrested after shootout with cops

One of the suspects was wounded and is recovering under police guard. More arrests could be on the cards.