Chief economist at the South African Institute of Race Relations, Ian Cruickshanks has advised trade unions to take a broader look at the implications of their attitude towards South Africa’s BRICS membership.
Scores of protesters have taken to the street around Sandton to protest against, among other issues, deal agreements being entered into among the BRICS countries, corruption and some of the leaders taking part at the 10th BRICS Summit under way.
Cosatu has welcomed Thursday’s Constitutional Court’s ruling on labour brokering.
Nigeria’s ruling party won a state governorship election this weekend after unseating the opposition incumbent, officials said, giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls in 2018.
The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Federal Council is meeting this weekend in preparations of the 2019 national elections.
The former vice president of DR Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was acquitted last month of war crimes, was on Friday named by his party as a candidate in presidential polls planned for December.
Members of Popcru will march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Friday
Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth in a Johannesburg festival by the Global Citizen movement to eradicate poverty.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has gathered in the Eastern Cape to elect new provincial office bearers.
South African Federation of Trade Unions General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi says members of the public sector are gaining more confidence in them as the Congress of South African Trade Unions is constantly betraying them.