strikes

 
NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk
NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has convened its regional officials to plan a full-blown strike at Eskom, but its members are in the firing...
Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol
Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol
Increasingly, South Africans from all walks of life are mobilising for change. Many resort to public protest in the hope of galvanising the...
New post office strike looms
New post office strike looms
The Communication Workers' Union (CWU) has asked for the removal of the South African Post Office (Sapo) administrator, whom the union accuses...
Striking Swazi miners sound Marikana alarm
Striking Swazi miners sound Marikana alarm
Swazi police had forcefully removed striking workers from a koppie near the Maloma colliery by Thursday afternoon.
Publishers call post office to account
Publishers call post office to account
The months of disarray at the South African Post Office (Sapo) has prompted a group of specialist magazine publishers to complain to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) over what they see as a breach of the post office's licence conditions....
Minister delivers post office ultimatum
Minister delivers post office ultimatum
Siyabonga Cwele, the minister of telecommunications and postal ­services, has allegedly asked the board of the South African Post Office (Sapo) to...
Super-profits, but not for mineworkers
Super-profits, but not for mineworkers
South Africa's longest strike is continuing, with government attempts to broker a deal taking negotiations back to where they were three months...
Manufacturing weighed down by strike
Manufacturing weighed down by strike
South Africa's purchasing managers' index (PMI) dropped to its lowest level since August 2009 as an 18-week strike in the platinum industry...
The dark side to resuming mining
The dark side to resuming mining
Platinum mining companies are concerned that Eskom will not have sufficient power at peak times for them to begin operations in the Rustenburg area...
Mines minister faces uphill Amcu-platinum belt battle
Mines minister faces uphill Amcu-platinum belt battle
Newly appointed Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi plans to make finding a solution to the crippling four-month platinum sector strike...
Amcu, platinum firms back in mediation talks
Amcu, platinum firms back in mediation talks
The world's top three platinum producers and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) agreed on Tuesday to court-mediated...
Raw defiance rules the fierce heart of Marikana
Raw defiance rules the fierce heart of Marikana
After nightfall on Tuesday in Marikana – it is the eve of the deadline for the striking mineworkers to return to work.

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