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Anglo American, which employs some 151 200 staff globally, is likely to announce the cutbacks, which could affect thousands of employees, in its first-half results on July 24.
Anglo American, which employs some 151 200 staff globally, is likely to announce the cutbacks, which could affect thousands of employees, in its first-half results on July 24. ( )

Anglo plans major job cuts

Anglo American is planning to cut between 5 and 20% of staff at head offices around the world.

Witnesses say the car "seemed to be flying" before it crashed into the home.
Car ploughs into KZN house
Thursday 2 July 2015 17:50

South Africa

Unions are angry over Telkom’s plan to cut 4 400 jobs.
Solidarity contests Telkom retrenchments

Thursday 2 July 2015 20:06

Head of ICT industry at trade union Solidarity, Marius Croucamp, says the union has applied for an urgent interdict to halt all retrenchment plans against 4,400 employees at Telkom.

Africa

African leaders must respect constitutions or face turmoil - Hollande

Thursday 2 July 2015 18:27

French President Francois Hollande urged African leaders on Thursday to respect their constitutional term limits.

World

US Navy Yard in Washington locked down amid reported shooting

Thursday 2 July 2015 16:20

Police on Thursday responded to a report of a shooter at the United States Navy Yard in Washington, where a gunman killed 12 people in 2013.

Politics

The KwaZulu-Natal IFP says the uMkhanyakude Municipality is dysfunctional and they want the MEC to act.
uMkhanyakude municipality in dire state: IFP

Thursday 2 July 2015 17:19

The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal has called on Co-operative Governance MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube to intervene to save the uMkhanyakude District Municipality from collapse.

Business

Anglo American, which employs some 151 200 staff globally, is likely to announce the cutbacks, which could affect thousands of employees, in its first-half results on July 24.
Anglo plans major job cuts

Thursday 2 July 2015 17:40

Anglo American is planning to cut between 5 and 20% of staff at head offices around the world.

Science

 Minister Naledi Pandor says technological support in foundry companies will help in reducing unemployment.
Pandor launches Casting Simulation Network

Thursday 2 July 2015 19:53

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has set aside about R320 million over the next three years to provide technological support to foundry companies.

Lifestyle

Tutus celebrate 60 years of marriage

Thursday 2 July 2015 16:22

Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah, have celebrated sixty years of marriage and comradery at a vow renewal ceremony in Cape Town.

Sport

Schalk Burger suffered a groin injury ahead of the Stormers Super Rugby play-off match against the Brumbies last month.
Burger hopes to be ready for World 15 match

Thursday 2 July 2015 19:59

Springbok loose-forward, Schalk Burger, is confident that he will be ready for South Africa's first match of the season against a World 15 in Cape Town next Saturday.

Opinion

South African President Jacob Zuma is also head of the country’s governing ANC.
Why SA’s governing alliance is doing some serious stock-taking

Thursday 2 July 2015 07:20

For the first time since South Africa held democratic elections 21 years ago leaders of the ANC and its alliance partners have gathered for a summit stretching over an entire week.

Youth Day 2015

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June 2015; marking 39 years since the 1975 uprising. Read the latest news, profiles of young inspirational South Africans, opinions and view multimedia.

June 2015 has been declaired Youth month in SA, themed 'Youth Moving South Africa Forward'.

Marikana

34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead and over 70 wounded in a clash with police on August 16, 2012.

World Economic Forum on Africa

The 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3 to 5 June 2015, under the theme “Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future”.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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