Business In The News South Africa

Saftu ‘stands firm on its opposition to the poverty national minimum wage’

JOHANNESBURG, April 22 – The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will go ahead with its planned nationwide mass mobilisation of workers to protest against the proposed “poverty-level” national minimum wage of R20 an hour and amendments to labour laws, the trade union federation said on Sunday. Saftu had noted the decision of the […]

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North West violence only serves enemies of transformation – Ramaphosa

TSHWANE, April 21 –  The violence witnessed in the North West province this week can only serve the interests of sections of society opposed to transformation in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday. Delivering his eulogy in Pretoria at the funeral of African National Congress stalwart and former cabinet minister Zola Skweyiya, Ramaphosa […]

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KZN health MEC to appear before SAHRC over poor progress in oncology crisis

DURBAN, April 21 – KwaZulu-Natal health department head Sibongiseni Dhlomo has been issued with a notice to appear before the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) over the “lack of meaningful progress” in dealing with the provincial oncology crisis. In a statement issued on Friday evening, the commission said it had issued a “notice to […]

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Angry shareholders demands answers about Steinhoff fraud scandal

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg-  Scandal-hit Steinhoff was on Friday grilled by thousands of angry shareholders during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Cape Town. The AGM took place in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, but was live-streamed to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) by the embattled global retailer. Shareholders, many of whom lost large sums […]