Congress of South African Trade Unions

By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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Udo W Froese Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani announced in a Business Day TV interview on April 11, 2014, in Johannesburg that they would “seek a buyer for our platinum operations in the North West Province and will move on to the opencast platinum mine, Mogalakwena in the Limpopo Province.”This als...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2014
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Many South Africans long for something new and refreshing in the South African political landscape as a counter to the decadence and violence of the Zuma-led ANC government. That is why numerous people welcomed Dr Mamphela Ramphele’s entry into formal politics. Whether her latest move is a game-chang...
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Dec 1st, 2012
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NUM itatumia yao Marikana Tume kuonekana kukataa kwamba wanachama wao nia mauaji ya kwanza. Lakini timu za utetezi kujaribu siri vifo kwanza squarely juu ya mabega ya muungano wa Afrika Kusini kubwa. Tu ambao ni wajibu wa hali ya hewa macabre kwamba hatimaye ilisababisha shootings katika Marikana tar...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 1st, 2012
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Die NUM sal hul Marikana Commissie voorkoms gebruik om te ontken dat hul lede die eerste moorde gepleeg het. Maar die verdediging-spanne sal probeer om die eerste sterftes te pen vierkantig op die skouers van Suid-Afrika se grootste vakbond. Presies wie is verantwoordelik vir die makabere klimaat wat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By Keith Somerville I’ve just returned from a couple of weeks in South Africa. It was supposed to be a holiday dominated by the Big Five on the safari circuit.  But owing to the current news coming out of the country, a different Big Five dominated:  Marikana, mines, mining unions, Malema and Mangaun...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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The police massacre of striking miners at Marikana is a watershed for post-apartheid South Africa and for the international class struggle. It demonstrates in the starkest form imaginable that the perspective of “black empowerment” and the “National Democratic Revolution” providing the basis for over...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2012
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By Jay Naidoo South Africans need calm heads to examine what caused the slaughter of 44 workers and police officers at the Marikana mine. The judicial commission of inquiry appointed by President Jacob Zuma may present the facts. But we have to go past who fired the first bullet. It will take painsta...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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delegation of representatives bow to pressure from BDS group; deputy int’l relations minister fans the flames suggesting that This past week, South African-Israeli relations sunk to one of their lowest points since the “new” South Africa began in 1994. The only other incident that caused such a fuss ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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Pietermaritzburg – Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has demanded immediate answers on corruption allegations involving top ANC and government leaders. This includes a charge that Gugu Mtshali, partner of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, solicited bribes in exchange for facilitating a...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 31st, 2012
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Standing in the early summer heat of Shanghai, regarding the skyline of steel and glass, it is easy to think you are getting a bird’s-eye view of the future. This truly is a megacity – with a population of more than 23 million. It is the financial heart of the world’s newest economi...