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The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries intends to ring-fence a certain percentage of fishing quotas for youth-owned companies.
The Eastern Cape is showing signs of economic recovery characterised by improved consumption levels last seen before the onset of the global financial crisis.
"Cosatu's announcement that the farm worker strike in the Western Cape had been called off is welcomed," said Johannes Möller, president of Agri SA.
The FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the fourth quarter of 2012 remains at levels last witnessed at the onset of the global financial crisis in the second half of 2008. Coupled with rising inflation and deterioration in the outlook for household income growth, low consumer confidence levels foreshadow subdued growth in household consumption expenditure during 2013.
The average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2‚000 ATMs managed by Spark recorded a positive month-on-month growth of 0.78% last month‚ the ATM deployer said on Wednesday (5 December).
Farm worker organisations from around the Western Cape say that workers will picket major routes in the Boland, West Coast and Overberg regions in solidarity with strikers in De Doorns on Wednesday (14 November).
NEW YORK: A magistrate in Zambia issued a summons today for the entire editorial staff of the southern African country's largest independent newspaper to appear in court on Wednesday, 2 September 2009 on contempt charges, according to local journalists and news reports. The ruling was prompted by an op-ed commenting on the prosecution of the paper's news editor.
Some government health employees returned to work on 18 September after the Federation of Health Workers Union announced the temporary suspension of its most recent 10-day strike.