Union Concerned at Possible Mass Retrenchment of Miners at Sibanye Gold

[National Union of Mineworkers] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is shocked and disgusted after it received Section 189 notice today from Sibanye Gold to retrench 7 400 permanent employees at Beatrix West and Cooke Operations. The number exclude…

[National Union of Mineworkers] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is shocked and disgusted after it received Section 189 notice today from Sibanye Gold to retrench 7 400 permanent employees at Beatrix West and Cooke Operations. The number excludes close to 3 000 contractors who are also facing these retrenchments.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Minister of Finance Alemayehu Loses Impunity

[Addis Fortune] The Parliament has revoked the impunity of Alemayehu Gujo, state minister of Finance & Economic Cooperation, in its urgent meeting held today. Getachew Ambaye, attorney general, proposed the revocation of the privilege of being protected from any legal suits being brought against him.

[Addis Fortune] The Parliament has revoked the impunity of Alemayehu Gujo, state minister of Finance & Economic Cooperation, in its urgent meeting held today. Getachew Ambaye, attorney general, proposed the revocation of the privilege of being protected from any legal suits being brought against him.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Vote Responsibly, Clerics Urge Followers

[New Times] As Rwandans head to polls today, leaders of various religious denominations have called on the faithful to exercise their civic duty by turning up at their respective polling stations to elect the country’s next president.

[New Times] As Rwandans head to polls today, leaders of various religious denominations have called on the faithful to exercise their civic duty by turning up at their respective polling stations to elect the country's next president.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Sets Date for ‘Anti-State Capture Death Squad’ Trial

[News24Wire] The case against the man accused of hatching a plot to assassinate President Jacob Zuma, his Cabinet ministers and members of the Gupta family is ready to proceed to trial, the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday.

[News24Wire] The case against the man accused of hatching a plot to assassinate President Jacob Zuma, his Cabinet ministers and members of the Gupta family is ready to proceed to trial, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court heard on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rayon Sports Confirm Simba SC Friendly

[New Times] Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports have confirmed a preseason friendly match against Simba SC on August 8 at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on the ocassion of the Tanzanian club’s 81st anniversary.

[New Times] Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports have confirmed a preseason friendly match against Simba SC on August 8 at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on the ocassion of the Tanzanian club's 81st anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

PM Urges Increased Economic Cooperation With Vietnam

[AIM] Hanoi -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared in Hanoi on Tuesday that the combination of Mozambique’s potential and Vietnam’s experience in socio-economic development could raise economic cooperation between the two count…

[AIM] Hanoi -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared in Hanoi on Tuesday that the combination of Mozambique's potential and Vietnam's experience in socio-economic development could raise economic cooperation between the two countries to the same level as their "excellent" political relations.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

China’s Resource Diplomacy

[Zimbabwe Independent] Resource diplomacy refers to the diplomatic activity designed to enhance a nation’s access to resources and its energy security.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Resource diplomacy refers to the diplomatic activity designed to enhance a nation's access to resources and its energy security.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe