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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.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders