Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
Power utility Eskom has offered to back down on its refusal to pay employees a bonus in addition to an inflation-beating wage increase to end a deadlock that caused power outages, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Unions are expected to take Eskom's latest offer back to their members, but both are tight lipped on details.
Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe told SAfm's Stephen Grootesthat Eskom would continue to conduct unit maintenance where needed.
The recently killed mine worker Tholakele Dlunga may have paid with his life for being suspected of planning to implicate his co-accused in multiple murders seen during the violent Lonmin strike in 2012.
The NUM has called for an urgent meeting after Eskom decided to reconsider it's 7% pay offer to workers. However, Numsa members are now now threatening strike action.
Two months after Cosatu resolved to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in a decision that left its affiliates split, the federation’s president S’dumo Dlamini was still hard at work trying to justify the decision.
Contruction workers in Cape Town march demanding better pay. See all the latest pictures.
One of the three unions meeting on Friday with power utility Eskom has already rejected its latest wage offer, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Unions in wage talks with the power utility have have asked that Eskom negotiators be allowed to conclude deals without having to run all proposals past the utility's board.
Two former Amcu members claim the union is running a well-managed project to kill rivals and rule the North West platinum belt.
Mining industry stakeholders noted the improvement in recent health and safety statistics but are still disappointed.
The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom's offer of 7% is an insult to hardworking Eskom workers and will go on strike from 8 August 2016.
Num march in Cape Town. Watch the video now.
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