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19 September 2018 6:00 PM No agreement at CCMA between Solidarity and Sasol

Solidarity and Sasol were unable to reach an agreement at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) on Wednesday, the union said in a statement. According to Solidarity CEO Dr Dirk Hermann, the mediation was deferred to get more clarity on the final Mining Charter’s wording. Meanwhile, Solidarity’s strike continues. According 13

19 September 2018 12:08 PM Egypt lifts SA fresh goods ban as listeriosis threat subsides

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries says Egypt's government has lifted its temporary suspension of fresh fruits and vegetable imports from South Africa, which stood as a precaution to prevent the spread of listeriosis there. Egypt had notified the National Plant Protection Organisation of South Africa in May about a temporary suspension 16

18 September 2018 3:28 PM John Mitchell appointed England defence guru

London - Former New Zealand head coach John Mitchell is to take charge of England's defence after the Rugby Football Union paid South African province Blue Bulls a reported £200 000 in compensation. The 54-year-old - who guided the All Blacks to the 2003 World Cup semi-finals where they lost to hosts and bitter rivals Australia - fills the vacuum left by Paul Gustard 21

18 September 2018 12:44 PM 'Terrific honour' as Rassie named Barbarians coach

Cape Town - SA Rugby Director of Rugby and Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will take charge of the Barbarians for the first time when the famous club returns to action this season. Just days after the Springboks recorded a first win in New Zealand in nine years when they beat the All Blacks 36-34 in Wellington, Erasmus has a confirmed date with the Barbarians 20

18 September 2018 9:26 AM Two dead after Simonsvlei crash

Two people were killed when a minibus taxi crashed on Old Paarl Road near Simonsvlei on Tuesday morning, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said. He said there were 13 people in the taxi at the time and the injured were taken to Paarl Hospital. "Apparently there was a truck involved. The truck collided with the taxi and the taxi overturned," he explained 21

18 September 2018 5:25 AM EXCLUSIVE: Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

A new expropriation bill, set to be tabled in Parliament in the next two months, will set out a clear procedure for land expropriation without compensation and ensure it is an “administratively just process”, according to Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin. Earlier this month a draft expropriation law was withdrawn from Parliament to make way for a new bill that will set out a system 29

17 September 2018 6:14 PM Tourist accommodation hit as cash-strapped consumers cut back on travel

Income from tourist accommodation decreased by 2.3% in July 2018 compared with July the previous year, figures released by Statistics South Africa on Monday showed. The data comes on the back of weak economic growth and living costs, which hampered consumers' spending patterns. Various types of accommodation establishments recorded a slump in income 25

17 September 2018 1:19 PM Three-year wage deal reached at AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti [JSE:ANG] has concluded a wage agreement with three major unions, The Minerals Council said on Monday. The agreement is with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), UASA (formerly the United Association of SA) and Solidarity, and covers wages and conditions of service for the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. The three-year 30

17 September 2018 11:20 AM SA wheelchair player Neo Kgwedi dies at 20

Cape Town - South African quad wheelchair tennis player, Neo Kgwedi, has passed away at the age of 20 after a short illness. Kgwedi, who hails from Burgersfort in the Fetakgomo Greater Tubatse Local Municipality in Limpopo, passed away on Thursday after a short illness at Dr George Mukhari Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa. "I can’t believe Neo is gone so soon, I knew he had a lot to offer 28

17 September 2018 11:03 AM OPINION: Why did the SABC go gaga for Brooke but do dololo for local stars?

Thinus Ferreira is an independent TV critic and journalist covering both the local and international TV industry. Cape Town – When her alter-ego Brooke strutted into the Flames Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel in Johannesburg's Westcliff the week before last as she soaked up the adoration by the bold and the beautiful, Katherine Kelly Lang had no inkling 25