SABC workers enter second week of protest against planned retrenchments

23 November 2020, 7:04 PM
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) workers enter the second week of protest against management's planned retrenchments of 400 permanent staff.
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Ten killed in KZN shooting incident 31 October 2017, 12:48 PM

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UCT assures exams will proceed 31 October 2017, 11:57 AM

The majority of classes at the University of Cape Town will remain suspended until further notice.

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The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) says it is concerned after receiving strike notices from two unions.

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‘Sassa needs to stick to its current provider’ 31 October 2017, 8:14 AM

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Black Monday disrupts matric exams 30 October 2017, 3:26 PM

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Afriforum calls for unique strategy against farm attacks 30 October 2017, 1:56 PM

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No case opened in mayor sex scandal: Police 30 October 2017, 11:13 AM

Gauteng police have not opened a case against the African National Congress (ANC) mayor in the province. This comes after the mayor has been accused of sexual grooming a 14 year old girl. Speaking on AM Live Guateng Police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini says they are looking into the allegations. “The police are looking into the […]

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Farmer killings a serious chain reaction: Afriforum 30 October 2017, 8:38 AM

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Afriforum looks to court to overturn Mugabe immunity 19 September 2017, 8:00 AM

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Afriforum looks to court to overturn Mugabe immunity 19 September 2017, 8:00 AM

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