Trade union, Nehawu has announced that workers at the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will embark on a nationwide strike from Wednesday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the presidential Job Committee will monitor the initiatives and programmes that stemmed from this year’s Job Summit.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a package of reforms on Thursday which he said would create 275,000 more jobs a year, in a bid to bring down sky-high unemployment and improve his own track record on the economy.
Trade union South African Federation of Trade Unions has decided to boycott the Jobs Summit.
The rape and murder of women and children should be declared a national disaster. The call was made at a protest march by the Western Cape United Safety Front in Cape Town on Wednesday.
Various community based organisations in Cape Town are marching behind the banner of the Western Cape United Safety Front to highlight gang violence.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari sought to reassure voters that next year’s elections would be free and fair after the opposition and international observers raised concerns over the way the voting was conducted last week.
A Libya conference will be held in Sicily in November, Italy’s foreign minister said Tuesday, with talks focusing on an “inclusive approach” to stabilising the war-torn north African country while not fixating on a date for elections.
The Communications Workers Union says retrenchments of workers in the communication and telecommunication sectors will worsen the country’s high unemployment rate.
Hundreds of home-based health care workers in the Northern Cape have threatened to go on strike if the provincial department of health forges ahead with plans to require matric certification for certain workers.