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NUM, Solidarity, Uasa sign wage agreement

A wage settlement between gold producers and a few unions in the gold industry has been agreed upon, said the Chamber of Mines.

Lonmin, unions’ dispute still not resolved as CCMA postpones hearing

The CCMA has postponed the hearing about the recognition agreement between unions and platinum miner Lonmin to August.

Unions, gold sector declare wage dispute

Bruising wage negotiations between goldminers and workers look to have stalled after unions declared an official wage dispute.

Unions reject 4% wage offer from gold producers

Unions across the board have stood firm on wage demands, but employers say giving in to these would have dire consequences for the industry.

South Africa’s economic growth ‘could be better’

The DA and trade union Uasa say South Africa's economic growth could be better despite suffering knock-on effects from Europe and the US.

Coal strike threatens power supply

The coal strike currently under way will threaten the immediate ability to provide electricity, say the unions and state power company Eskom.

Strikers’ use of violence ‘deplorable’

The Steel and Engineering Industries' Federation of South Africa says acts of violence and intimidation were allegedly committed by striking workers.

Reports of economic growth misleading, says union

The employment figures released by Stats SA made a mockery of reports of economic growth, trade union Uasa said on Tuesday.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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