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Why Kenya's pro-poor health financing reforms miss their markArticle

Kenya has made several reforms in recent years intended to expand health service coverage to a wider population, and with a specific focus on the poor, and to reduce financial hardship due to healthcare costs...

Edwine Barasa & Evelyn Kabia 23 Oct 2020

Makro workers picket in Port Elizabeth
Makro workers picket in Port ElizabethArticle

About 150 workers at the only Makro store in the Eastern Cape are on strike. The strike, by about 150 members of the SACCAWU, began in Port Elizabeth on 22 September...

Joseph Chirume 2 Oct 2017

McDonald's staff stage first ever UK strike
McDonald's staff stage first ever UK strikeArticle

McDonald's workers staged the first ever strike in Britain on Monday in protest at pay and working conditions at the US fast-food giant...

5 Sep 2017

Five week Pick n Pay bakers' strike ends
Five week Pick n Pay bakers' strike endsArticle

A five-week strike by workers who produce baked goods for Pick n Pay appeared to end on Monday. The Johannesburg workers concluded reconciliation talks...

Trevor Bohatch and Natalie Pertsovsky 4 Apr 2017

Unisa deficit looms over increases
Unisa deficit looms over increasesArticle

The University of SA (Unisa) will have to raise R134m if it wants to meet workers' demands...

Michelle Gumede 30 Jan 2017

Turning garbage into growth the future city way
Turning garbage into growth the future city wayArticle

Waste is the eternal burden of civilisation. Across Africa, implementation is very hard due to explosive population growth...

Kudzai Danha 22 Jun 2016

New deal to benefit De Doorns farm workers
New deal to benefit De Doorns farm workersArticle

Immigrants from Lesotho working on farms in De Doorns near Worcester are among some 400,000 Lesotho nationals to benefit from the Lesotho Special Permit system...

Bernard Chiguvare 10 Feb 2016

[BizTrends 2016] The national minimum wage and South African agriculture
[BizTrends 2016] The national minimum wage and South African agricultureArticle

The implementation of a national minimum wage has been an important point of discussion in recent times. Few can argue against the need for decent wages...

Thabi Nkosi 12 Jan 2016

Dept to ring-fence fishing quotas for youthArticle

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries intends to ring-fence a certain percentage of fishing quotas for youth-owned companies.

30 May 2013

Eastern Cape shows signs of economic recovery, solid growth prospects in 2013Article

The Eastern Cape is showing signs of economic recovery characterised by improved consumption levels last seen before the onset of the global financial crisis.

7 Feb 2013

End of farm strike welcomed by Agri SAArticle

"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.

28 Jan 2013

Record exports of SA wines in 2012Article

While farm workers in the Western Cape wine lands intensify their strike, SA's wine industry on Monday (14 January) reported that exports for last year had reached 417m litres - a new record for the sector.

Bekezela Phakathi 16 Jan 2013

Wine body reports record SA exports
Wine body reports record SA exportsArticle

While farm workers in the Western Cape winelands intensify their strike, SA's wine industry on Monday, 14 January 2013, reported that exports for last year had reached 417-million litres - a new record for the sector.

Bekezela Phakathi 15 Jan 2013

Waning consumer confidence could signal subdued growth in 2013Article

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.

6 Dec 2012

Cash withdrawals keep risingArticle

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).

6 Dec 2012

Farm worker strike spreads in Western CapeArticle

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).

14 Nov 2012

Zambian paper's staff summoned on contempt chargesArticle

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.

1 Sep 2009

Healthworker strike in Guinea suspendedArticle

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.

21 Sep 2008

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