Agnieszka Flak

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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 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

Eskom -- which is struggling to keep the lights on -- has been interrupting supplies to BHP Billiton's smelters to help manage its tight supplies.

SA needs to start nuclear bidding next year

South Africa needs to start the international procurement for its planned nuclear plants early next year so it can build the 1600MW plant by 2023.

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