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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2013
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This country, with its institution, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it. Abraham Lincoln Revolutions are not made; they come. A...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 3rd, 2013
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When it suits you, it is a reality; when it is against you, there is a foul play. Such is the mindset of politicians and overwhelming majority of the people of Ghana. So what then are the reality and a foul play? Over the years, the issue of satisfying the labour force in Ghana has […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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The leadership of organised labour are at it again. After successfully pulling the wool over the faces of Nigerians, who sacrificed their convenience early last year to join the march to resist the federal government’s removal of fuel subsidy, only for them to go behind us and betray the collective t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 19th, 2013
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BLANTYRE, (AP) Public workers in Malawi, on strike demanding a 67 percent pay hike, have threatened to close the country’s airports. The government says it doesn’t have the money to meet the demands. “If government does not respond positively to our demands, civil aviation workers w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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by Justine John DYIKUK Travelling back home from South-South Nigeria for the yuletide season was one of great joy, eager expectation and an irresistible homely-summon. As the writer was preparing to crouse through the hinterland and picturesque plains of the Niger via the River Benue on 12 December, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 21st, 2012
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Since its inception, the Ethiopian Air Lines has been the pride of all Ethiopians. The Ethiopian Airlines is one of the best Air Lines in the world. Its employees do not just consider their job as a place where they only get paychecks. They take enormous pride and consider the airlines as their own. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 23rd, 2012
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During the past few days the country and the world has witnessed the violent strike and murder of workers and police men by workers and the action by the police force and striking workers and the death of workers at the Marikana mine at Rustenburg. This time bomb has been coming for the past 4 [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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Violent clashes between mine workers and police in South Africa have left over 40 dead and highlighted continued social and economic divisions in an industry, which historically has been the bedrock for much of the development of Africa’s largest economy. Clashes between rival unions have been runnin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2012
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This year has borne witness to some staggeringly large student protests, with over 200,000 recently taking to the streets of Montreal in opposition to tuition fee hikes. But a less spotlighted action took place last week at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. On Sunday 20 May, a grou...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 31st, 2012
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Hossam El-Hamalawy ‘Who is the labour candidate in this presidential election?’ This is a question I have been asked frequently in the past few days. My answer is ‘no one’. Despite the presence of left wing candidates in the race, including labour lawyer Khaled Ali, who by all accounts is the most ex...