Cape Town Mayor and arms dealer whistleblower, Patricia De Lille told an arms deal commission of enquiry South Africa was due to receive R110 billion ($100 million) and create 65,000 jobs but this did not materialise.
- Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:31
- Crystal Oderson in Cape Town
- Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:43
South Africa's UASA union has broadly accepted an offer for wage increases of up to 10 percent, a spokesman said on Thursday, a move that would take about 20,000 metal workers out of a three-week strike that has hit the supply of auto parts.
- Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:19
The United Association of South Africa union (UASA) said on Thursday it had accepted a wage increase offer of between 7 and 10 percent, raising hopes of an end to a three-week strike by more than 200,000 steel and engineering workers.
- Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:14
- Kondwani Munthali in Lilongwe
Newly elected President Peter Mutharika won the 20 May presidential election for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with a third of the votes, and is at pains to succeed where his brother failed.
- Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:02
- Bright Simons
There is no truism more universally acknowledged in the discussion about Africa's economic redemption than that of the need for countries to add value to their natural resources. And this truism is not of recent vintage.