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Workers on strike for union recognition at Toyota’s subsidiary

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa’s (Limusa) strike at Toyota Tsusho Africa in Durban, entered its fourth day on Monday. Limusa, an affiliate of the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu), said that the protected industrial action was as a result of the company’s refusal to grant the union organisational rights as […]

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‘Officials are protecting themselves to avoid jail’ – Esidimeni victim’s relative

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – Government officials and NGOs were seemingly protecting themselves in order to stay out of jail, said Christine Nxumalo, whose sister Virginia Machapela died at the NGO, Precious Angels, adding that she was hoping to hear the truth on the Life Esidimeni tragedy on Monday. Nxumalo is one of the victims’ family members […]

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‘Create best study conditions for matriculants’ – Parliament portfolio committee

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 –  Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has called on families and communities to help “create the best studying conditions” for matriculants who started writing National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations began on Monday. “We would like to appeal to parents, family, friends, educators, officials and the community at large to help create the […]

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Three more shot at Glebelands

DURBAN, October 23 – Three people have shot and wounded at Umlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel, police said on Monday. The shootings occurred on Friday at about 10 pm, just hours after the Moerane Commission announced it had been granted an extension to investigate political killings in the province. Commission witnesses have testified that many of […]