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Agnieszka Flak

Agnieszka Flak

    UN: One in eight people around the world go hungry
    UN: One in eight people around the world go hungry
    One in eight people around the globe is chronically undernourished, says the United Nations's food agencies in their latest report on food insecurity.
    Amplats shuts operations after violent outburst
    Amplats shuts operations after violent outburst
    Anglo American Platinum's operations were shut after workers stayed away following violence caused by union tension, say a spokesperson and police.
    Satawu: The war is not yet over
    Satawu: The war is not yet over
    Three transport unions have agreed to abandon their industrial action but Satawu, which represents about 28 000 workers, says it will continue.
    Nersa slashes Eskom's power tariff to 16%
    Nersa slashes Eskom's power tariff to 16%
    Nersa has cut the increase in electricity tariffs for Eskom to 16% for the 2012/2013 financial year from the previously approved hike of 25.9%.
    COP17, UN climate talks in trouble as time runs out
    COP17, UN climate talks in trouble as time runs out
    Ministers fought to save UN climate talks from collapse, searching to narrow differences between rich and poor nations over fighting global warming.
    Revised Implats offer hoped to curtail strikes
    Revised Implats offer hoped to curtail strikes
    The National Union of Mineworkers will meet negotiators in a bid to avert a wage strike that could hurt the world's second largest producer.
    Implats and NUM in talks to avoid strike
    Implats and NUM in talks to avoid strike
    The NUM is meeting with Impala Platinum to avoid a possible wage strike which could hurt the world's second-largest platinum producer.
    Numsa says no wage deal's been struck
    Numsa says no wage deal's been struck
    Numsa has denied it reached a wage deal with steel and engineering firms and says the strike has not been called off.
    Transnet cautious on public-private deals
    Transnet cautious on public-private deals
    Transnet said it was open to working with private companies to accelerate its expansion plan but would be cautious about any deals it signs.
    ArcelorMittal seeks to join case against Imperial
    ArcelorMittal seeks to join case against Imperial
    ArcelorMittal South Africa has decided to join Kumba Iron Ore in its legal case against Imperial Crown Trading.
    As winter bites, Eskom reduces power supply to BHP
    As winter bites, Eskom reduces power supply to BHP
    Eskom -- which is struggling to keep the lights on -- has been interrupting supplies to BHP Billiton's smelters to help manage its tight supplies.