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South Africa: Cosatu to Protest Against Govt

Jan 19, 2012 - AllAfrica News

South Africa: COSATU to Strike Over Walmart

Oct 11, 2011 - AllAfrica News

South Africa: Reject Walmart Deal, Says Cosatu

May 11, 2011 - AllAfrica News

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South Africa police fire rubber bullets at farm worker protest

By Reuters UK

South African police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at striking farm workers who blocked a highway in the grape-growing Western Cape on Wednesday, the first clashes of a year likely to be marked by fractious labour relations. (Jan 10, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, SOUTH AFRICA

As ANC votes, South African poor feel party has passed them by

By Reuters UK

A billboard of a smiling President Jacob Zuma reminds Botshabelo residents his ruling ANC will hold an important meeting down the road next week to shape the future of South Africa. (Dec 15, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE

Making Sense Of Marikana: The Deep Divisions Behind South Africa’s Miner Massacre

By IBTimes

South Africa's mining protests underscore a new dynamic -- the organizations that once wrested power from an oppressive minority are now being targeted as oppressors themselves. (Aug 21, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, UNEMPLOYMENT, GDP, ELECTIONS, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA

South African Miners Stage One-Day Strike

By Reuters

Tens of thousands of South Africans staged a one-day national strike on Wednesday, hitting mining production, as the biggest labour group in the continent's largest economy flexed its muscles to remind the ruling ANC of its political clout. (Mar 08, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA, SILVER

S.Africa eyes labour reform, railways to end poverty

By Reuters

South Africa's National Planning Commission unveiled a plan on Friday to reduce unemployment and poverty plaguing Africa's biggest economy, but key elements may be blocked by a powerful union in a governing alliance with the ruling ANC. (Nov 12, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, UNEMPLOYMENT, MANUFACTURING, GDP, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA

S.Africa union shakes labour market with wage cut plan

By Reuters

A struggling South African textile union may be changing the way labour is priced in Africa's largest economy by offering massive wage reductions to unskilled workers to create jobs and save a dying industry. (Oct 12, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNEMPLOYMENT, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA, EMERGING MARKETS

S.Africa union wants Wal-Mart to boost supply fund

By Reuters

Wal-Mart and Massmart should increase their planned fund to support South African suppliers to at least 500 million rand from 100 million rand, the country's largest service industry union said on Monday. (Oct 11, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: WAL-MART, SOUTH AFRICA

S.Africa union wants Wal-Mart to boost supply fund

By Reuters

Wal-Mart and Massmart should increase their planned fund to support South African suppliers to at least 500 million rand from 100 million rand, the country's largest service industry union said on Monday. (Oct 11, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: WAL-MART, SOUTH AFRICA

S.Africa delays much-criticised state secrets bill

By Reuters

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) delayed presenting to parliament a widely criticised state-secrecy bill that makes the jailing of whistleblowers legal, lawmakers said on Monday. (Sep 20, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA

S.Africa's Zuma asks for new probe of arms deal

By Reuters

South African President Jacob Zuma will appoint a commission to investigate a multi-billion dollar arms deal, his office said on Thursday, in a new probe into corruption allegations against several companies and top officials including Zuma himself. (Sep 16, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, JACOB ZUMA, SOUTH AFRICA, CANCER