Strike Action

MyCiti bus strike continues

MyCiti employees at the Cape Town Civic centre promised to continue their strike if their demands for better pay and working conditions were not met

Unions hold the cards as Eskom faces fresh strike threat

Numsa and NUM are yet to sign the latest wage offer of a 7.5% increase for 2018 and a 7% increase for the next two years

Gautrain’s first ever strike

The UNTU embarked on a strike on Monday morning, demanding a 10% wage increase from the Bombela Operating Company which runs the Gautrain

Luxor workers: ‘After seeing one of our comrades lost his eye, we cried like babies’

Worker representatives claim one worker lost an eye and 19 others were hospitalised after run-ins with private security while on a peaceful strike

Senior Pikitup supervisor backs rubbish collector strike

Ester Mteshane says the fact workers are willing to lose pay and risk dismissal in an unprotected strike underlines the seriousness of their issues.

Mass protected strike set for Wednesday

On Wednesday, any worker who wants to go on strike, can do so. Every town across SA is being urged to join the first of two protected mass strikes.

Neasa lockout to continue ‘despite threats’

Neasa has said it will continue its constitutionally protected lockout of workers following the end of the wider strike in the metals sector.

Numsa continues strike over wage offer conditions

The union has accepted a wage offer from employers but will continue striking over conditions relating to future pay negotiations.

Future strikes obstruct Numsa deal

On money the union and the employers virtually agree. But on matters that could define future strikes the differences appear nearly unbridgeable.

South Africa’s credit rating at risk – Moody’s

Moody's rating agency has warned that the country's credit rating is at risk as the 220 000-strong Numsa strike enters its fifth day.

Palladium price climbs to fresh three-year highs

Palladium, a metal that can be used instead of platinum by some manufacturers, has risen to $847 an ounce - its highest price in three years.

Implats rejects tax evasion allegations

Impala Platinum has rejected claims that the platinum mining companies have been involved in tax evasion activities.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.