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World Cup expected to give SA economy a boost

By: Chanel de Bruyn     18th June 2010 While there have been doubts about whether the 2010 FIFA World Cup would benefit South Africa as much as had been expected, researchers from... 

Union hopes to resolve Eskom wage dispute by Friday

By: Loni Prinsloo     17th June 2010 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday that it hoped to resolve a wage dispute with South Africa's power utility Eskom by Friday. 

Security companies ‘sabotage’ World Cup — Cosatu

By: Sapa     17th June 2010 The conduct of companies employed to provide security at the 2020 FIFA World Cup stadiums was sabotaging safety at the tournament, the Congress of... 

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ICC to consider farmer’s Malema complaint

By: Sapa     17th June 2010 The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday confirmed receipt of a complaint by a Rustenburg farmer against African National Congress Youth... 

Polity – News this Week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     17th June 2010 A roundup of news making headlines this week. 

World Cup an economic turning point for SA

By: Sapa     17th June 2010 The hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup presents an economic turning point for South Africa, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu said on Thursday. 

New Eskom CEO Dames faces baptism of labour-relations fire

By: Terence Creamer     16th June 2010 The board of power utility Eskom has appointed Brian Dames (44) as CEO of the company, starting July 1. 

SA Bar Council criticises Zim government

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 The General Council of the Bar of South Africa urged Zimbabwe on Tuesday to investigate reports that a government minister encouraged villagers to... 

Unions deny “no World Cup strike” deal  

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 Public sector union, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) on Tuesday denied signing an agreement with the government... 

Motshekga and MECs to tighten belts

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and her provincial Members of Executive Councils (MECs) have re-committed themselves to watching how the... 

Protector confirms report on Mdluli

By: Sapa     15th June 2010 The Public Protector on Monday confirmed that a report was submitted to the police alleging that crime intelligence divisional commissioner Richard... 

Transnet wants to fire Gama – Hogan 

By: Sapa     14th June 2010 Transnet will move to fire freight rail chief Siyabonga Gama after he was found guilty of a serious breach of governance requirements, Public... 

Art commemorates 1922 miners’ strike in Johannesburg

By: Christy van der Merwe     11th June 2010 Heading down Bertrams street past the Ellis Park stadium in central Johannesburg, the bus rapid transit (BRT) system is not the only new... 

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