A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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Zimbabwe is considering freezing incomes and prices as it battles to contain runaway inflation which has eroded consumer disposable incomes and left many employees incapacitated to even report for work.
Ryanair flight attendants in four European countries say they plan to follow pilots in staging walkouts over the coming weeks.
A strike by unions to demand an increase to the proposed national minimum wage has shut down vehicle manufacturing plants and disrupted public transportation.
The government has to own up to the unintended consequences of the renewable IPP programme, say coal-truck drivers who brought the traffic to a halt over a contract feud.
Deutsche Lufthansa's CEO says Europe’s third-largest airline must hold its nerve and face down striking pilots if it’s to deliver meaningful savings and survive.
Cosatu has lashed out at business leaders Sipho Pityana and Whitey Basson and called for the immediate scrapping of e-tolls.
The deadlock in the Eskom wage negotiations has been broken following a 14-hour marathon wage negotiation process, averting a potentially costly strike for the economy.
The CCMA will take over negotiations between unions and Eskom regarding a wage dispute.
While production at SA's oil refineries have continued despite an indefinite strike, motorists are battling to find petrol at some filling stations around the country.
South Africans eager to pay just under R1 less for petrol on Wednesday might find they are unable to buy any petrol at all due to an industry-related strike.
The doctors earned around R1,100 a month.
With unions threatening to switch off "all the lights in the country" if a wage freeze remains in place, Eskom has committed to reopening deadlocked negotiations.
South Africa's rail passenger transport service risks coming to an abrupt halt over demands for a double-digit salary increase, a union federation warns.
BHP Billiton has said it will take legal action after a group of about 300 people entered the Escondida mine during a strike and forced some contractors to abandon the site.
Deutsche Lufthansa has cancelled at least 876 flights, disrupting travel for about 100 000 people, due to a strike by pilots that is set to continue.
Eskom has reached a two-year wage agreement with two of the three unions it recognises, ending what it deems to have been an illegal strike action.
With Eskom's interdict to ward off a strike, the ongoing fuel strike, the Icasa strike in its 6th week and a looming strike at MTN, industrial action is getting into gear.
Engen says it has put measures in place to ease the impact of a fuel strike after motorists wanting to fill up their tanks were turned away from service stations.
Intimidation by striking union members at a major petrol hub in Pretoria has brought the depot to a standstill, which has resulted in petrol stations running dry in Gauteng.
Pharmaceutical workers launched an indefinite wage strike, likely affecting production and distribution depots, but Adcock Ingram has not been affected.
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