SABC News - Strike


 The cabin crew staff went on strike over meal allowances.
Back to work for SAA cabin crew members

Thursday 27 April 2017 06:25

Members of the South African Cabin Crew Association (Sacca) will return to work on Thursday following a Labour Court ruling putting an end to a strike at South African Airways (SAA).


SAA cabin crew members embarked on strike action on Wednesday morning.
SAA cancels 32 flights as cabin crew strike intensifies

Wednesday 26 April 2017 14:40

South African Airways said on Wednesday that it had cancelled 32 flights because of the cabin crew strike.


Samwu, municipality clash over salary deductions

Wednesday 26 April 2017 12:15

Samwu has accused management of the Bushbuckridge Municipality of deducting money from their members’ salaries without their knowledge.


Commuters were left stranded during the week when bus drivers downed tools.
Numsa agrees to 'sell-out deal' after bus strike

Saturday 15 April 2017 16:58

Metal Workers' Union, Numsa, says it has decided to agree to what it calls ' a sell-out deal' for a 9% wage increase in the passenger bus sector.


Thousands of commuters were left stranded in the last two days, due to the wage dispute. Workers were demanding a 12% wage increase, while the employer was offering 7%.
Bus strike called off

Friday 14 April 2017 14:35

Parties agreed to call off the strike and the formal agreement setting out the terms and the conditions of the of the agreement will be signed next week.


Commuters have been left stranded as a result of the bus strike.
Transport dept concerned about bus strike

Thursday 13 April 2017 19:28

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has expressed concern over repeated deadlocks in talks to end a crippling passenger bus strike.


Unions issue ultimatum in bus drivers' wage deadlock

Tuesday 11 April 2017 06:00

Unions representing bus drivers have given their employers until Tuesday afternoon to engage them if the looming nationwide strike is to be averted.


Russia, Iran condemn US air strike in Syria

Friday 7 April 2017 11:45

Russia and Iran condemned a US strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday as Australia, Britain and Turkey gave their support.


Nehawu strike worries Limpopo doctors

Thursday 23 March 2017 10:25

Doctors in Limpopo have expressed concern over the Nehawu strike by workers at some hospitals and clinics in the province.


Striking Kenyan doctors defy government, will not resume work

Wednesday 8 March 2017 17:46

Kenya's state sector doctors, who have been on strike for three months, said on Wednesday they would not resume work after a government order the day before.


The doctor’s strike, which began in December, has provoked anger among Kenyans and put pressure on President Uhuru Kenyatta's government ahead an election in August.
Striking Kenyan doctors ordered to go back to work

Wednesday 8 March 2017 09:05

The Kenyan government has ordered striking doctors to resume work and announced that it has withdrawn a 50% pay increment after talks to resolve the strike failed.


Civil servants march in Harare, during a protest for better wages and working conditions.
Zimbabwe doctors call off strike ahead of civil service walk-out

Sunday 5 March 2017 18:33

Zimbabwean junior doctors on Sunday called off a three-week strike saying the government had partially met their demands.


President Robert Mugabe is criticised for seeking medical treatment in Singapore.
Zim doctor's strike hard on patients

Thursday 2 March 2017 17:23

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seeking medical treatment in Singapore while his country’s hospitals have been turning away the sick.


Private doctors in Kenya embark on a 48-hour strike

Wednesday 15 February 2017 15:02

Doctors and medical practitioners in several private healthcare facilities in Kenya began a 48-hour strike on Wednesday.


 More than 5,000 doctors in Kenya’s public hospitals have been on strike since December 5th.
Kenyan court sentenced union official over doctors strike

Monday 13 February 2017 15:23

Kenya’s employment and labour relations court has jailed members of the country’s doctors union for a month for failure to call off the ongoing medics strike.


 The signing of the wage increment signifies an end to the UNISA workers' strike.
Unisa reaches wage settlement with workers

Tuesday 31 January 2017 14:49

Trade union Nehawu says the signing of a wage increment deal with Unisa as a relief to its member.


 Unisa workers downed tools demanding 10%.
Unisa staff strike is over

Tuesday 31 January 2017 10:45

The strike at the University of South Africa (Unisa) is over after management reached an agreement with the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu).


File image: The striking staff members are also demanding to be paid for overtime.
Patients exposed to filth as rubbish accumulates at Witbank Hospital

Monday 30 January 2017 16:32

Cleaning staff have embarked on a go slow at Witbank Hospital, allowing dirt and filth to overflow.


The organised labour industrial action at University of South Africa (UNISA) campuses which started on Thursday country-wide has entered its second day.
Unisa strike enters second day, no end in sight

Friday 27 January 2017 11:01

The organised labour industrial action at University of South Africa (Unisa) campuses which started on Thursday country-wide has entered its second day.


Kenyan doctors are demanding better working conditions.
Kenyan doctors given five days to call off wage strike

Thursday 26 January 2017 14:05

A Kenyan labour court has given the country's doctors' union five days to call off its on-going strike by medics in the public health sector.


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