Strikes

Samwu shows its local-government muscle

The union’s financial and governance woes have not blunted the tools it has to paralyse municipalities, such as going on strike

Words have the power to effect change

We need to think about the way we speak and the effect that has on society and our country

Eskom power stations facing blockages as workers picket

The parastatal's management team is holding an emergency meeting on Thursday morning to address the possibility of load shedding

NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk

The union rejected a wage hike offer but its main demand is for certain workers to be declared non-essential and to have the right to strike.

Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol

The big question is: Will people vote for another party, or will it be protests and strikes as usual?

New post office strike looms

Sapo employees want the government to bail out the troubled postal service and are threatening another strike, leaving mail's future in the balance.

Striking Swazi miners sound Marikana alarm

Striking workers at a Swazi mine co-owned by ANC-linked investment company Chancellor House and King Mswati III fear "a second Marikana".

Publishers call post office to account

A group of magazine publishers has complained to Icasa that the post office breached its licence condition, and is looking for a new distributor.

Minister delivers post office ultimatum

Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has allegedly asked the Sapo board to resign or be fired, and a new administrator is waiting in the wings.

Super-profits, but not for mineworkers

A new report says platinum mines could have afforded to pay workers more.

Manufacturing weighed down by strike

The purchasing managers index has dropped to a near five-year low as a four-month long strike in the platinum belt continues.

The dark side to resuming mining

Eskom may not have enough power during peak hours for platinum mines in the Rustenburg area to resume operations when the strike is finally resolved.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.