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Fuel strike ends
2011-07-29"Today the unions announced that the workers mandated them to accept the offer, and all parties signed the settlement agreement," Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) director Nerine Kahn said in a statement.
The Chemical, Ener ...
Weather Chaos N3 Road Closures
2011-07-27Snowfalls across three provinces left thousands of people trapped in their homes, cars, buses and trucks as emergency workers battled for several hours to reach them.
Major roads were shut in the Eastern Cape, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal after several ...
Strike action may affect fuel availability
2011-07-11About 70,000 fuel workers from the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood, and Allied Workers Union (Ceppwawu) and the General Industries Workers Union of SA (Giwusa) are demanding a minimum salary of R6000 per month and a 40-hour work week.
Giwusa p ...
COP Climate Change Conference : Durban 2011
2011-07-06The 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 17), will be held in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa.
Durban is first and foremost an African City, a place of rich contrasts and honou ...
SA Tourism partners African Fashion International to promote ‘fashion tourism’
2011-01-25Fashion. AMONG other (African) Images The word conjures up images of the catwalks of Paris, Milan and New York, but South African Tourism is doing its utmost to ensure Johannesburg and Cape Town is held in similar esteem by the global fashion world. - b ...
Only in The Cape - "Best Luxury Hotel in Africa"
The Steenberg Hotel in Cape Town’s Constantia Valley was named the Best Luxury Hotel in Africa by www.TripAdvisor.com, the world’s largest travel site in its 2011 Travelers’ Choice awards.
Lauded for its ‘excellent service and perfect mixture of old ...
SA Interest Rates - brick-a-brack or touring BRIC overtures?
2011-01-24IMAGE: SA economy "hostage to (Capitalist) fortune" or moving out of wester debt-based economy? - Tom Dennen.
Article written by Prieur du Plessis, editor of the Investment Postcards from Cape Town blog.
(By Cees Bruggemans, Chief Economist of FN ...
Former SA Dolphins squaddie Hopes to prove point on Lions Tour
2011-01-24IMAGE: Ravi Bopara is hoping to prove a point as he joins up with the England Lions for their winter tour of the West Indies this weekend.
The Essex all-rounder had been hoping to win a recall to the senior side for next month's World Cup in Asia but ...