Wildcat strikes hurt the poor: Zuma
Trade union leaders should engage with their members to avert unnecessary labour action, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday, adding that illegal or "wildcat" strikes were no way to advance the interests of marginalised South Africans.
AU celebrates 50th anniversary
The African Union, previously the Organisation of African Unity, marks its 50th anniversary this week with a series of events aimed at building a common identity and sense of belonging among all people on the continent.
SA govt passes 3-million housing mark
The government has passed the 3-million mark in providing free housing and housing opportunities in South Africa since 1994, the majority of beneficiaries being from the poorest parts of society, says Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale.
Gender council to engage communities
The National Council Against Gender-Based Violence has completed its annual action plan and will soon be engaging with communities across the country, says Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana.
SA, European scientists 'in synch'
South Africa's National Research Foundation has signed an agreement with the
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France to promote scientific
collaboration and knowledge sharing.
McGregor set for Surfski World Champs
Nine-time winner Hank McGregor won't be on the starting line in Paarl to defend his Berg River Canoe Marathon title this year because of a clash of dates with the new Surfski World Championships.