Articles containing the tag ‘strike
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe Calls Strikers Traitors

The acting Chief Executive Officer for the Eskom, Mr Brian Molefe, has described the workers that are on strike at the Medupi plant as traitors who are bent on destabilizing the country at a time when the compa... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Police in KZN Arrest 5 During Service Delivery Protests

The police in KwaZulu-Natal reported on Saturday that they have arrested five people on charges of public violence which is related to a service delivery protest in Mbazwana. This was confirmed by the provincia... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Taxi Strike in Durban Leaves Commuters Stranded

Business ground to a stand still on Tuesday in the Durban Central Business District after hundreds of taxi drivers and owners went on strike demanding the return of more than three hundred taxis that had been i... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

MTN Employees Go on Strike

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has gone on strike today. The union, whose members include MTN employees, is demanding a 10% salary increase and larger bonuses. MTN, one of the largest mobile service prov... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Strike Averted as Government Workers Get 7% Salary Increase

The business community in South Africa has a lot to smile about after it was revealed on Tuesday that the South African government had come to an amicable agreement with its worker representatives regarding the... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Public Service Strike Looming

Despite the forecasting made by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene during his budget statement, it appears that that commitment will not so easily be met. This follows revelations that there might be strike looming... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Social Media Goes Wild About Possible Relationship Between Bonang and D’Banj

If the news doing the rounds on all platforms of social media are anything to go by, there is a new romance in town. Rumour was abuzz on Monday that the gorgeous Bonang Matheba is dating the Nigerian music supe... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Zuma – Mantashe Rift: Mail and Guardian Insist they are Right

The African National Congress (ANC) has refuted claims made by an article in the Mail and Guardian on Friday that there is a rift between the party’s leader, President Jacob Zuma and its Secretary General... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Muvhango Actors Not Paid, Strike Looming?

The public broadcaster in South Africa, the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC) has said that it will investigate the reason why the members of the cast of their flagship production soapie, Muvhango w... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Generations Going Off Air for Two Months Following Strike by Main Actors

Generations the soap opera has been with us for as long as we can remember. It had got to a stage where we assumed that it was always going to be a permanent feature of our television sets. That is until a few ... Read more »