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Police probing public violence charge against Malema

Solidarity has confirmed that police are investigating charges of incitement to public violence and intimidation it laid against Julius Malema.

Solidarity hoping to draw fresh blood from race employment case

Solidarity is taking SANBS to court hoping to set a precedent applying to companies that employ "the principle of absolute exclusion based on race".

ANC rejects Solidarity jobs research

Research charging that coloureds in the Western Cape and Indians in KwaZulu-Natal stood to lose thousands of jobs was rejected by the ANC on Tuesday.

ANC condemns Hermann farm killing

The ANC on Wednesday condemned the "cold-blooded murder" of the uncle of trade union Solidarity's deputy general secretary Dirk Hermann on his farm.

Cop to lay charges over Winnie fracas

One of the policemen involved in a highway confrontation with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is laying a charges against her and her bodyguard.

Solidarity presses anti-crime message

Trade union Solidarity has produced a documentary in which victims of crime speak about their ordeals, it said on Tuesday.

Solidarity: Check your mailbox, Mr Zuma

Trade union Solidarity's anti-crime campaign will take another step on Tuesday when it delivers 16 000 letters to President Jacob Zuma.

Solidarity starts anti-crime letters initiative

Solidarity union launched an anti-crime campaign at the weekend aimed at sending at least 10

Mine retrenchments could be cut by 60%, says Solidarity

Retrenchments in the South African mining industry could be reduced by 40% to 60%, Solidarity deputy general secretary Dirk Hermann said on Thursday.

Brighter prospects in 2009, says Solidarity

Trade union Solidarity said on Monday that it expects many things will start going right for the country in 2009.

Mixed reactions to Sasol’s R18bn BEE deal

Petrochemical giant Sasol's announcement that it plans to transfer 10% of its issued share capital, worth close on R18-billion, into black hands has inspired mixed messages from trade unions. The Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union on Tuesday "cautiously welcomed" the news.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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