Sept. 18 major South African media outlets

The following are news highlights in South Africa's major media outlets on Sunday.


— Parliament’s labour worries are far from over, as the National Education Heath and Allied Workers Union at the legislature said it would pursue pay scale grievances at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) despite ending their strike last week.

The union expressed concern over an apparent lack of promotions in Parliament at senior management level and top management level. In its 2015-2016 annual report, Parliament reported two promotions to the level of senior management and none for top management.(Business Day).

— The bank that came to the rescue of President Jacob Zuma by granting him a loan to repay his 550,000 USD Nkandla debt now faces a possible probe from the Financial Services Board relating to a 9 million loan it is said to have given to a company in which its chairperson and chief operating officer (COO) have an interest.

The loan was for a 54 percent stake in fuel company Afric Oil. (City Press)

— Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) Deputy Secretary Solly Phetoe said on Saturday that the federation will discuss some of the problems facing the African National Congress (ANC) at its special Central Executive Committee meeting next week. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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