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SOUTH AFRICA: Mathunjwa set to return as AMCU President after uncontested nomination

  • Date: 18-09-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG - Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa is set to return to his position following this week's congress.

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SOUTH AFRICA: SA's growth forecast clipped

JOHANNESBURG - Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has fought back at critics of his recently released growth plan.

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SOTUH AFRICA: Coal divestment hits South Africa

  • Date: 13-09-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Mail & Guardian

If you're a global mining giant, you want out of coal quick sticks for the simple reason that the major investment funds will no longer put their money into fossil fuels, especially coal.

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SOUTH AFRICA: ANC in Limpopo pondering report into volatile situation in Mogalakwena

The ANC in Limpopo is pondering a report into the volatile political situation in Mogalakwena, where two local prominent party officials were shot dead in July this year.

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SOUTH AFRICA: UASA supports secret ballot as SA’s labour registrar issues notice of law amendment

MINING industry union, UASA, voiced its support for secret balloting imposed by the Registrar of Labour Relations, saying it would help prevent unnecessary strikes.

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SOUTH AFRICA: #MokopaneShutdown: ‘We will use force’ – Police

  • Date: 05-09-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Review Online

Protesters were informed by police this morning that the shutdown march could not go ahead as planned.

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SOUTH AFRICA: President Ramaphosa promises to visit Marikana after union engagement

  • Date: 02-09-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: The South African

The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) said on Monday it welcomed a call by labour federation COSATU for President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit Marikana, where 44 people died seven years ago during a violent strike at a Lonmin mine, including 34 protesting workers shot by police.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mathunjwa wants traditional authority to take mines

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) president Joseph Mathunjwa has urged the Bapo Ba Mogale Traditional Authority to expropriate the land on which Sibanye’s Marikana mines are on.

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