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Minister Ebrahim Patel says over 1.2 million jobs have been created since the last Cosatu Congress.
Govt creating jobs amid tough economic conditions: Patel

Wednesday 25 November 2015 08:14

Minister Ebrahim Patel says jobs that have been created since the last Cosatu Congress is less that than the number of new people that have entered the labour market over the same period.


Cosatu's national congress is underway in Midrand.
Cosatu aims to eliminate infighting

Monday 23 November 2015 12:50

The second Deputy-President of Cosatu Zingiswa Losi says one of the main focuses of the labour federation's national congress, starting on Monday, is to eliminate infighting.


Deputy Secretary General of NUM William Mabapa says they expect the Cosatu congress to deal with plan to curb job losses in the mining sector.
Num demands implementation of 10 point plan

Monday 23 November 2015 09:25

Deputy Secretary General of NUM, William Mabapa says the ten point plan to curb job losses that the mineworkers' union signed recently with government and employers, needs to be followed through.


 The SACP says government  should have money to fund free education.
Don't blame Nzimande: SACP

Sunday 15 November 2015 09:30

The SACP says if government can bail out an industry, then it should have the money to fund free higher education for the poor.


SA artists empower youth through music

Thursday 12 November 2015 11:50

The City of Joburg is using music to raise awareness about one of its programmes aimed at the youth titled Vulindlel' eJozi.


Magufuli promises jobs for Tanzania’s youth

Thursday 5 November 2015 21:19

A massive job creation drive will be the focus of the fifth democratically President of Tanzania within the next five years.


Tanzania's president-elect John Magufuli has promised to speed up economic growth.
Tanzania's president-elect John Magufuli to be sworn in

Wednesday 4 November 2015 06:01

Tanzania's president-elect John Magufuli will be sworn in on Thursday to become the country's fifth head of state.


Wits has agreed to scrap outsourcing following protests by workers and students.
Wits postpones exams

Monday 2 November 2015 06:30

Wits University has postponed exams subject to approval by the Senate.


Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish.
Aquaculture crucial in fight against poverty: Minister

Saturday 31 October 2015 14:05

Agriculture and Forestry Minister Senzeni Zokwana says aquaculture will play an important role as a tool in the fight against of poverty and improving the economy of the country.


Tanzania’s president-elect promises faster growth after disputed vote

Friday 30 October 2015 23:03

Tanzania's president-elect, John Magufuli, promised on Friday to speed up economic growth and development in the East African nation.


AB InBev, SABMiller extend takeover deadline

Wednesday 28 October 2015 10:48

Brewer SABMiller Plc (SAB.L) has extended the deadline for rival Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) to make a formal $100 billion-plus takeover offer by a week.


Deputy Director General Malebo Mabitje says the MCEP programme achieved its objectives well ahead of targeted time.
DTI in a bid to save manufacturing jobs

Wednesday 28 October 2015 09:20

The Department of Trade and Industry has temporarily suspended new applicants in the Manufacturing Competitiveness and Enhancement Programme (MCEP).   


EFF leader Julius Malema says the party wants the banking sector to be regulated.
EFF to embark on economic freedom march

Tuesday 27 October 2015 08:25

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will hold an economic freedom march in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


President Jacob Zuma and President Filipe Nyusi will also focus on infrastructure development.
Development of gas industry to top Zuma, Nyusi talks

Thursday 22 October 2015 05:39

President Jacob Zuma and his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi will hold bilateral talks in Pretoria.


Thousands of Cosatu members are embarking on the decent work marches.
Cosatu members gather for marches

Wednesday 7 October 2015 12:15

Hundreds of Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members clad in red have gathered in different areas across the country to embark on their march for decent work in various cities.  


Cosatu plans to shut down Cape Town on Wednesday

Tuesday 6 October 2015 23:34

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says it intends shutting down Cape Town on Wednesday during a protest march to Parliament.


Air France may cut 5,000 more jobs in new restructuring - sources

Tuesday 6 October 2015 22:35

Air France will cut a further 5 000 jobs if a second phase of its cost-cutting plan goes ahead, on top of an already announced plan to cut 2 900 jobs.


A view of Alexandra township, a slum overlooking the Sandton skyscrapers in Johannesburg. Addressing inequality has been a major challenge for South Africa
Piketty’s contribution to unpacking inequality: timely and relevant

Tuesday 29 September 2015 12:35

Not many economists with something approaching a rockstar status visit South Africa


 New development targets are due to be set at the UN Assembly.
Youth critical in achieving SDGs: Zim group

Thursday 24 September 2015 20:50

New development targets will be set at the United Nations General Assembly underway in New York.


Cosatu acting  General-Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says the private sector should also play a role in job creation.
Cosatu calls for more jobs

Sunday 20 September 2015 20:32

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is urging workers to rally behind a move to put pressure on the government and the private sector to create more jobs.


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