Num Signed a Three-Year Agreement With Exxaro Coal

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a 3-year wage agreement with Exxaro Coal which comprises of Grootgeluk and Leeuwpan mines respectively workers will resume work today and the latest Tuesday next week with one operation at Lephala…

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a 3-year wage agreement with Exxaro Coal which comprises of Grootgeluk and Leeuwpan mines respectively workers will resume work today and the latest Tuesday next week with one operation at Lephalale in Limpopo and Delmas in Mpumalanga.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NUM to Embark On Strike At Petra Diamonds Koffiefontein Mine

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has served Petra Diamonds with a 48 hours notice to embark on a protected strike at Koffiefontein Mine in Northern Cape.

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has served Petra Diamonds with a 48 hours notice to embark on a protected strike at Koffiefontein Mine in Northern Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Urgency of Effective Empowerment Policy

[Daily Maverick] Perhaps the greatest challenge facing South Africa’s political leaders is to develop an effective empowerment policy that can accelerate the movement of large numbers of disadvantaged people into the middle classes.

[Daily Maverick] Perhaps the greatest challenge facing South Africa's political leaders is to develop an effective empowerment policy that can accelerate the movement of large numbers of disadvantaged people into the middle classes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IG Pledges to Sustain Peace in Abia, Lauds Ikpeazu for Restoring Normalcy

[This Day] Umuahia -The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, thursday in Umuahia vowed that the police would do everything in their power to sustain peace in Abia State after the traumatic crisis of last week.

[This Day] Umuahia -The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, thursday in Umuahia vowed that the police would do everything in their power to sustain peace in Abia State after the traumatic crisis of last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hout Bay Residents Call for Solidarity With Hangberg

[GroundUp] On Thursday afternoon, International Peace Day, about 200 residents of Hout Bay met at the foot of Hangberg to express solidarity following violent clashes last week with police. Speakers delivered messages of peace but also expressed their …

[GroundUp] On Thursday afternoon, International Peace Day, about 200 residents of Hout Bay met at the foot of Hangberg to express solidarity following violent clashes last week with police. Speakers delivered messages of peace but also expressed their determination to stand against government's inertia on housing problems and the restriction of fishing quotas.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Khartoum State Closes School With Cholera Cases

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Jebel Awlia / Sharg El Nil -The Khartoum state Ministry of Health closed a school in Jebel Awlia locality after more than 20 students suffered from diarrhoea. Five of them were infected with cholera.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Jebel Awlia / Sharg El Nil -The Khartoum state Ministry of Health closed a school in Jebel Awlia locality after more than 20 students suffered from diarrhoea. Five of them were infected with cholera.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

South Darfur Camp Protest Turns Deadly, UNAMID Calls for Restraint

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -At least three people died in protests against a visit of the Sudanese president in Kalma camp in South Darfur. The African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur said it is deeply concerned about clashes between Sud…

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -At least three people died in protests against a visit of the Sudanese president in Kalma camp in South Darfur. The African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur said it is deeply concerned about clashes between Sudanese government forces and displaced people.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan