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Somali pirates seize Panama-flagged ship MV ORNA

Somali pirates on two skiffs seized the Panama-flagged merchant ship MV ORNA after firing small arms and rocket-propelled grenades at the vessel.

Kenya moves towards new constitution

Provisional results on Thursday show that Kenyans voted in favour of a new constitution in a referendum that could reshape the political landscape.

Strike threat Eskom widens

A potential strike at Eskom widened after a second union said on Wednesday its members rejected a new pay offer.

NUM rejects Eskom pay offer, talks go on

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday it had rejected the latest wage offer by Eskom, but would pursue talks for now.

NUM hopes to reach deal with Eskom

The NUM said it was hopeful wage talks on Monday with Eskom could avert a strike that could disrupt electricity supply during the World Cup.

Union wants Implats workers to end strike

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday it wants workers at Impala Platinum to abandon their pay strike and return to work.

Striking Implats miners attack union leaders

Workers at Impala Platinum attacked union leaders who tried to persuade them to return to work, the company and union said on Friday.

Implats workers consult on pay offer, strike

Workers at Impala Platinum will hold a meeting to weigh the latest pay offer after talks meant to resolve a strike failed to reach agreement.

Implats strike enters second week, no talks planned

NUM said a strike at Impala Platinum was likely to spread to the company's metal refinery and workers were prepared to stay away for weeks or months.

Implats strike spreads, hits second SA mine

A strike at Impala Platinum has spread to another mine and hit output, the company said on Friday.

Implats could sack thousands of striking workers

Impala Platinum said on Thursday it could sack thousands of striking workers, escalating a wage dispute.

Implats workers eye wider strike action

SA's biggest union said a strike at Impala Platinum's biggest mine may spread to the entire company after wage talks broke down on Wednesday.

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