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Cape Town strikers wreak havoc while JHB stays calm

The DA-run Western Cape has seen the worst of Samwu's strike violence while Gauteng has remained largely unscathed. We look at the tale of two cities.

Double digits, nothing less, says Samwu

Striking municipal workers will settle for nothing less than a double digit wage increase, the South Africa Municipal Workers' Union has said.

Municipalities ‘are feeding graft’

Almost every municipality is corrupt and the growing lack of transparency and accountability is creating networks for graft to survive and thrive.

IEC relaxes as municipal strike threat ebbs

The Independent Electoral Commission breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday when the South African Municipal Workers' Union suspended a planned strike.

Samwu to embark on nationwide strike

Municipal workers across SA will strike in May -- until their issues, including privatisation and a new municipal law, are resolved, says Samwu.

Municipal strike continues as talks falter

Hopes of an end to the municipal workers' strike were dashed on Tuesday night, with no resolution yet on a pay parity deal Samwu said.

Salga approaches court to halt municipal strike

The South African Local Government Association will approach the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday to halt a countrywide municipal strike.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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