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ArcelorMittal plans to retrench 2 500 workers

Africa’s largest steel producer announced in June it would begin the section 189 process after its initial cost-cutting measures were inadequate to insulate it from a weak economy and the economic effects of Covid-19

SAA needs R2.2bn to pay for voluntary severance packages

More than 3 000 employees out of 5 000 have accepted the packages. The state-owned airline, which went into business rescue, is likely to retain 1 000 workers

Black lives must matter in Africa too

Although Africans must continue to support the Black Lives Matter movement, there is also the need for them to raise their voices against injustices in other African countries

The Sisterhood: Reviving the evidence of things not seen

The Sisterhood reminds us that Black women are always our own antidote, our own cure. It was a refuge and refusal conceived by women who cared even when they didn’t have to

SAA rescue costs us social reforms

As with the ban on SAA flying to the United States in 1986, political pragmatism will eventually be trumped by economic realities

SAA’s rescue men fly in defiance

The airline’s business rescue practitioners ignored a warning not to announce route closures and possible job cuts ahead of a restructuring plan

Embattled Denel can’t pay full salaries for June

The embattled arms manufacturer says it has alternative but to cut back on salaries

Solidarity tackles sports quotas in labour court

Trade union has entered the transformation conversation with attempts to stop what it terms ‘unconstitutional’ race quotas in SA sports teams

Underground railroad carries women and children

A network of strangers supports those trying to escape gender-based violence

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

Solidarity, Sasol wait on Mining Charter for clarity

The trade union and petrochemical company were unable to reach a resolution on Wednesday with the CCMA

Solidarity confident of permission to strike after court ruling

Solidarity wants all of its 180 000 members countrywide to down tools in solidarity with those at Sasol

Solidarity accuses Sasol of being ‘reckless’ as strike drags on

Hundreds of white Solidarity members are on strike over their exclusion from Sasol's new B-BBEE employee share scheme

CCMA plans to intervene in Sasol strike — Solidarity

Solidarity has since formally informed the CCMA that the trade union would participate in the process

Motorists won’t share Sasol’s pain

Solidarity says its go-slow will cost the company millions without jeopardising essential fuel supplies

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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