Tag: negotiations

South Africa introduces $260 a month national minimum wage

Supporters of a minimum wage say it can stimulate growth as workers can spend more, as well as reducing inequality.

S.African mineworkers' union vows coalmine strike in coming weeks

The National Union of Mineworkers is opposed to the coal companies' intention to negotiate wages on an individual basis.

Congo opposition leader says talks on political deal faltering

Under the deal, Kabila would agree not to attempt to change the constitution to participate in elections to be held next year.

Boko Haram frees 21 kidnapped Chibok girls

Jihadist group Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 girls it kidnapped in April 2014 in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok.

Deadlock in wage talks between unions and S.A's Amplats

Union members are concentrated in a handful of Amplats' operations including its Mogalakwena mine, the company's most profitable asset.