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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    The Skunk, a pepper spray drone for riot control at South African mine, stirs outrage

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by GDN

    ... shot and killed during clashes with police. Branded "The Skunk", the riot control drone was condemned by labour activists as "absolutely outrageous" and compared with deadly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537767/skunk-pepper-spray-drone-riot-control-south-african-mine-stirs-outrage
  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    20 years after first all-race elections, divide between rich and poor remains

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AP

    ... to 16.1 million. But it also cited threats to growth including a lack of skilled workers, persistent labour unrest and a decline of productivity in mining. The government says 86 per cent of South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1498435/20-years-after-first-all-race-elections-divide-between-rich-and-poor
  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    'I'm scared of you': Phone texts from Pistorius' girlfriend reveal conflict between couple

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 10:52pm by AP

    ... the toilet cubicle. It insists that some neighbors who testified mistook the sound of the cricket bat striking the door for gunshots. Pistorius' camp also maintains that he fired with quick ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456491/im-scared-you-phone-texts-pistorius-girlfriend-reveal-conflict-between
  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Striking South African miners open talks with platinum firms

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters in Rustenburg

    ... of South Africa’s main commercial arbitration body, labour ministry spokesman Musi Zondi said. “Obviously it would be good if something positive were to come out of it,” he said. The meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412519/striking-south-african-miners-open-talks-platinum-firms
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Search for survivors suspended at collapsed South Africa mall

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 04:12pm by AFP

    ... Cheap labour means it is not unusual to see hundreds of workers toiling away at construction sites in South Africa and the incident occurred at 4.30pm, just as many labourers were knocking off. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361137/search-survivors-suspended-collapsed-south-africa-mall
  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa mourns as Mandela lies in state for second day

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 12:24pm by Agence France-Press

    ... de Klerk, ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and musician and activist Bono. The Irish rocker accompanied Mandela’s long time aide-de-camp Zelda Le Grange, who appeared heartbroken and needed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1378891/south-africa-mourns-mandela-lies-state-second-day
  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Zuma wins ANC leadership vote by landslide

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... prompted supporters to mock Motlanthe’s camp, gesturing that their quest for change had gone “boom.” It will also take some of the heat off the embattled president. “Zuma has not come forward ... have been hobbled by strikes over low wages and are struggling to modernise and reduce reliance on masses of cheap labour. Credit ratings agencies have warned that further rating downgrades ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1107536/zuma-re-elected-president-south-africas-ruling-anc
  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela getting better but remains 'serious'

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 07:53pm by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... problems dating back to his time at the windswept Robben Island prison camp near Cape Town. He was released from prison in 1990 after 27 years behind bars and was president from 1994 to 1999. ( ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1262253/mandela-getting-better-remains-serious
  9. SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa miners blockade Amplats shafts, says police

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 03:38pm by euters in Johannesburg

    ... Reuters in Johannesburg Labour unrest sweeping across South Africa’s platinum sector hit Anglo American Platinum on Wednesay, with striking miners blockading roads leading to shafts belonging to the world number one producer, police said.  “Around 1,000 mineworkers had a confrontation with mine security last night at the Siphumelele shaft and the situation has spread to other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1034911/south-africa-miners-blockade-amplats-shafts-says-police
  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Thousands of South African truckers end strike

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 05:47pm by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... Reuters in Johannesburg About 15,000 striking South African truckers agreed to return to work on Wednesday, easing pressure on Africa’s biggest economy where two weeks of labour unrest in the transport sector have hit supplies of fuel, cash and consumer goods. The decision on Tuesday by three small unions puts pressure on the biggest labour group, the South African Transport and Allied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1057049/striking-s-africa-truck-drivers-hold-new-wage-talks

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