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Amcu’s Joseph Mathunjwa blasts Sibanye-Stillwater’s executives for rejecting wage demands

JOHANNESBURG, November 21 – As the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) gears up for a strike at Sibanye-Stillwater at midnight Wednesday, the union’s president Joseph Mathunjwa has slammed the mine’s top executives for failing to pay workers what they demand when they are raking in millions of rand in executive pay. “South Africa […]

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Jason Rohde sentencing postponed to December

CAPE TOWN, November 21 – Sentencing proceedings of convicted murderer Jason Rohde was on Wednesday postponed to December 5 to allow for preparation and presentation of the defence’s case for sentence mitigation purposes. Rohde’s two twin daughters are among witnesses set to testify at the Western Cape High Court where Rohde was earlier this month found guilty of murdering his […]

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Irregular spend of national, provincial government SOEs up to R51 billion and counting

PARLIAMENT, November 21 – Irregular expenditure for national and provincial government departments, as well as state-owned entities audited by the Auditor-General amounted to R51 billion and counting, it was revealed on Wednesday.   Releasing the audit results for the 2017/18 financial year, Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu said the R51 billion excludes the irregular spending incurred by […]

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“Black Friday” shopping spree to lift local e-Commerce – FNB

JOHANNESBURG, November 21 – South Africa’s e-Commerce sector is likely to get a major boost on Black Friday and Cyber Monday as more consumers take advantage of the convenience of online shopping to avoid long queues, banking group FNB said on Wednesday. South Africa, like several other countries, has adopted “Black Friday”, the informal name for the […]