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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

    ... for the International Trade Union Confederation, told the BBC: "This is a deeply disturbing and repugnant development and we are convinced that any reasonable government will move quickly to stop ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s ruling ANC takes clear lead in first ‘Born Free’ election

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:15pm by Reuters in Pretoria

    ... unions. South Africa’s top anti-graft agency accused Zuma this year of “benefiting unduly” from a US$23 million state-funded security upgrade to his private home at Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ends backing for ANC

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 03:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg ANC loses support of nation's largest union South Africa's largest trade union said yesterday it will no longer back the ruling African National Congress, a tectonic shift in the country's politics ahead of elections next year. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) announced the break at a special congress ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... and he has divorced the African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Zuma, 72, has been strongly criticised over the spending ahead of today's poll. He is expected to win a second ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Striking South African miners open talks with platinum firms

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

    ... Africa’s main platinum union started government-brokered talks with the world’s top three platinum companies on Friday to end a wage strike that risked turning violent. As many as 100,000 members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) walked out at Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum (Implats) and Lonmin on Thursday, hitting more than half of world platinum production. ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela's body lies in state, thousands queue to say goodbye

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Pretoria

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Nelson Mandela’s casket will lie in state at the Union Buildings for three days Nelson Mandela’s flag-draped casket made a solemn journey through ... me that,” said government employee Faaiqia Hartley, 27. “He gave all of us an opportunity to be the best we could be.” The cortege travelled briskly, arriving less than an hour later at Union ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa unites for state funeral of Nelson Mandela

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:37pm by Reuters and AP

    ... As many as 100,000 people paid their respects in person to his lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where he was inaugurated as president in 1994, an event that brought the curtain ... and the fragmentation of a vital ANC alliance forged with the unions in the common struggle against apartheid. With unemployment at 25 per cent and racial inequality still painfully evident- the average white ...

  8. 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

    ... the opportunities I’ve had growing up that my parents never had, Madiba gave me that,” said government employee Faaiqia Hartley, 27. “He gave all of us an opportunity to be the best we could be.” At Union ... its white minority supporters. The funeral procession will be repeated on Thursday and Friday, ending each time at the Union Buildings where previous presidents signed aspects of the apartheid ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Prayers across globe for Mandela as 'father of South Africa' clings to life

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 11:12am by AFP

    ... to the day yesterday, in a deeply symbolic moment, he handed the Rugby World Cup to victorious Springboks captain Francois Pienaar. News of Mandela's deterioration comes as unconfirmed media ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Obama tells leaders to follow Nelson Mandela's example

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 08:37pm by AP

    ... in the future. Obama and Zuma appeared at the Union Buildings that house government offices and the site of Mandela’s 1994 inauguration as the country’s first black president after 27 years behind bars ...




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