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Mango airline pilots go on strike

JOHANNESBURG, October 16 – Mango airline’s flight crews downed tools at 5 am on Monday morning after wage negotiations collapsed. Solidarity, which represents 95 percent of the pilots at Mango airline, said wage hike talks with Mango’s management on Sunday collapsed. As a result the union, which also represents flight captains and first officers, said […]

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153 NUM Zululand Anthracite Colliery underground strikers resurface

EMAKHALTHINI, October 15 – The 153 workers who staged an underground sit-in at the Zululand Anthracite Colliery at Emakhalathini in northern KwaZulu-Natal since October 10 – apparently over long-service awards – have resurfaced from the mine, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Sunday. The 153 NUM members and other workers resurfaced from underground […]

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Muthambi suspends public service and administration department CFO and DDG

PRETORIA, October 15 – Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has placed the department’s chief financial officer Masilo Makhura and deputy director general: administration Linda Shange on precautionary suspension with effect from October 13 pending the finalisation of a formal investigation process, the ministry said on Sunday. The suspensions were “precautionary measures taken by […]

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Nelson Mandela University appoints Dr Sibongile Muthwa as new VC and principal

PORT ELIZABETH, October 15 – Dr Sibongile Muthwa has been appointed the new vice-chancellor and principal of Nelson Mandela University, the university council announced on Sunday. Muthwa, who had served as the university’s deputy vice-chancellor for institutional support for the past seven years, served as the institution’s first black African female vice-chancellor and brought to […]