AMCU

Miners speak out against Sibanye

Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth

Mathunjwa retains Amcu presidency

All positions up for nominations at the union's national elective congress were uncontested

Amcu congress is not about contestation — Mathunjwa

All five positions up for nominations are uncontested, pending nominations from the floor

Vavi asks Amcu for unity

The Saftu general secretary addressed thousands of delegates at Amcu's national elective congress on Thursday

Amcu in the clear as labour registrar decides not to strip it of union status

Labour registrar Lehohonolo Molefe has decided not to continue with the deregistration of the trade union

Kingdom of heaven’ is 47% increase for platinum miners

Amcu mulls widespread industrial action

Deadly cost of Sibanye-Stillwater gold miners’ strike

The lengthy strike finally ended with Amcu agreeing to the same wage offer other mining unions accepted in October

Amcu to meet labour registrar over cancellation threat

Amcu head says his union is under attack by capital and other "yellow unions"

Amcu failed to hold congress since 2013: labour registrar

Labour registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe on Thursday said Amcu’s failure to hold a congress was in contravention of the unions own constitution

Amcu, govt showdown looms amidst threat to deregister union

Amcu — which rose to prominence during the labour unrest which led to the Marikana massacre in 2012 — began as a breakaway from the ANC-aligned NUM

Ramaphosa and the Thatcherite moment of truth

Cyril Ramaphosa is no Margaret Thatcher but he is having to determine the same issue: Who runs the country?

Sibanye-Stillwater warns of possible job cuts

The gold producer is locked in an ongoing wage dispute with AMCU and is facing ongoing losses at its gold operations

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs