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ConCourt makes landmark TB ruling

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of a former awaiting trial detainee who contracted TB while in Pollsmoor prison.

Mining union rivalry: Two shot dead

Two people have been shot dead at Harmony Gold's mine in Carletonville, seemingly thanks to rivalry between NUM and Amcu members at the mine.

The great jugglenaut

Nataliya Tolstikova's circus act has taken her round the world. Her latest home is Madame Zingara's tent.

Splitting asides with Riaad

The funnyman with a medical background has his professional and family life all sewn up.

State starts shopping locally

The Preferential Public Procurement Framework Act 2000 , passed in December, are a concerted effort by the government to source supplies locally.

Midterm budget: More money thrown at skills training

But analysts have questioned whether the colleges have the necessary capacity to deal with large intakes, writes Faeeza Ballim.

Zuma launches national infrastructure plan

A call for national unity accompanied the presentation of the massive infrastructural spending the presidency will coordinate over the next few years.

Hard-core strikers not caving in

After nearly two months of wildcat strikes, mine workers are divided some are throwing in the towel, whereas others are sticking to high wage demands.

Eskom calls for swift end to strikes

Eskom has called for the speedy resolution of strikes affecting the mining of coal, in times of an already strained electricity supply.

Nation under pressure as truck strike builds

The truck drivers' strike enters its fourth week and the transport industry has been stretched - but not yet to breaking point.

Africa ripe for hotel bonanza

International hotels are expanding at a rapid pace across sub-Saharan Africa, heralding a new era of African investment.

Land Bank gets serious about loans

A new scheme byt the land bank offers funds at as low as prime minus 5% for co-operative businesses.

Strikes rage out of control

Blame for the labour crisis in South Africa has been placed at mine bosses' door for caving in to illegal action.

Transport workers set to intensify strike

With no end in sight for the transport workers strike, observers have warned that dire economic effects would be felt as it enters its second week.

Transport workers vow to strike after wage talks fail

Transport workers' wage negotiations have collapsed, leading to a vow of indefinite strike action by unions and raising concerns about fuel supply.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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