SABC News - Strike


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The Kenyan government has ordered striking doctors to resume work and announced that it has withdrawn a 50% pay increment after talks to resolve the strike failed.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


Rand Water workers down tools

Tuesday 17 January 2017 21:16

Workers at the Rand Water sanitation plant in Sebokeng in the Vaal have stopped working, saying management has shortchanged them.


The doctors, who are believed to be more than 15 demanded the immediate resignation of the acting hospital CEO Lynette Mahlangu.
KwaMhlanga Hospital’s doctors embark on a go-slow

Saturday 24 December 2016 07:19

Operations were disrupted at the KwaMhlanga Hospital this week after all the institution’s medical doctors embarked on a go-slow protest to voice their concerns against various issues.


NEHAWU members have decided to down tools in order  to get the Limpopo Health authorities to resolve their problems.
Patients turned away following Limpopo hospital strike

Wednesday 21 December 2016 10:00

Members of the National Health Education & Allied Workers Union and nurses at the Letaba Regional Hospital outside Tzaneen in Limpopo have downed tools.


Eiffel Tower reopens after five-day strike

Sunday 18 December 2016 18:09

The Eiffel Tower reopened to the public on Sunday after a labour strike closed the Paris landmark for five days.


Mine workers have been on strike since last week demanding their outstanding November salaries.
No end in sight to Vantage Goldfields mine strike

Tuesday 6 December 2016 11:15

The strike by the mine workers at Vintage Goldfields Barbrook Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga is still continuing over unpaid November salaries.


Msukaligwa Municipality workers dismissed over unprotected strike

Monday 28 November 2016 21:11

Two hundred workers at the Msukaligwa Municipality in Ermelo have been dismissed following an unprotected strike.


A volvo bus was set alight at the Basil Reed Bus Depot, by striking miners demanding demanding for the pay-out of Ponahalo shares which they bought through De Beers in 2006.
Bus torched in Limpopo mine strike

Thursday 3 November 2016 08:45

A bus belonging to one of the companies contracted to the De Beers Venetia mine in Limpopo has been torched at a depot at Alldays, in what is said to be an on-going mine strike.


NUM members in Limpopo continue with wage strike

Friday 28 October 2016 10:40

NUM members at Anglo American's Mogwalakwena platinum mine outside Mokopane in Limpopo are continuing with their strike.


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