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Workers hope bill will stop poor pay as mine bosses earn big

Workers hope bill will stop poor pay as mine bosses earn big

Mine worker Gubha Mhlaba* has been working at a Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed mining company for almost 10 years and takes home R7 000 a month.

Prasa won't be able to provide a reliable service, says railway group boss

Passanger Rail Agency of SA CEO Zolani Matthews says he is not confident that the railway group can provide a reliable service in the coming financial year.

Assistance to marginalised mining operations to pump extraneous mine water

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Kick-start your career with a higher certificate at Rosebank College

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Devastating impact of Covid-19 shows on Airports Company SA's books

Passenger figures in SA for the year fell by 78%.

Trolley wipes no longer wasted after Covid-19 pushed demand by 500%

Huge quantities of discarded trolley wipes are being recycled into plastic crates.

Israeli startup AIR unveils flying vehicle to be used ‘like cars’

Israeli startup AIR on Tuesday unveiled its first "easy-to-operate" electric, vertical takeoff and landing aircraft that it aims to sell directly to consumers predominantly in the United States starting in 2024

ConCourt ruling will stop medical corporations unfairly monopolising private hospitals

The Competition Commission of SA says that a landmark decision by the Constitutional Court last week will stop medical corporations from unfairly monopolising private healthcare.

Security firm's staff poor despite 13% stake

Employees of a multi-national private security firm say they have been taken for a ride in a BEE scheme that promised them dividends but has instead left them in despair 16 years later.

MTN and Vodacom join Telkom in temporary spectrum lawsuit

SA's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, have joined number three Telkom in a lawsuit to stop the regulator withdrawing temporary frequency spectrum assigned at the start of the Covid-19 outbreak.

PODCAST | Wits Plus aligns short courses with business needs

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Transnet declares force majeure at Richards Bay terminal

Transnet late Friday declared a force majeure at its Richards Bay Bulk Terminal, it said in a statement, following a fire that broke out at the port on Wednesday.

Spending boom as South Africans enjoy easing of rules after 20 months of Covid-19 lockdowns

Consumer spending is recovering better than expected in most categories, as Covid-19 lockdown regulations have eased.

The challenge: Solving SA’s unemployment crisis

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FNB leads innovation with two new payments solutions for SMEs

SPONSORED | FNB WebStore and FNB Android Speedpoint device are scheduled for a phased rollout in the coming months

Avbob assists small businesses with R10m relief fund

SPONSORED | Avbob CEO Carl van der Riet believes it’s critical to assist the communities the insurer serves to rebuild after July’s looting

Black business formations hail key appointments of Mkhwanazi, Zikalala

Black business formations have hailed the appointments of two black executives to senior leadership positions in the mining sector as a source of hope for young black professionals.

Personal loans can make a real difference

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Google to invest in black-led start-ups in Africa

Google has announced its plan to invest $1bn (about R15bn) over five years to support digital transformation in Africa.

Musk, Bezos and Branson — We’ve got your weed: SA aims to add cannabis to space race

The Gauteng premier and the country’s biggest marijuana company are challenging Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson to rocket purpose-grown South African cannabis strains to Mars for space cultivation.

Huawei makes going online quick and easy

SPONSORED | For a short time only, you can buy both the Huawei Wi-Fi6 AX3 and LTE B535 router at Telkom on the SmartBroadband 40GB Wireless package

Metalworkers union starts indefinite strike, auto industry fears impact

Numsa demanding 8% across-the-board wage rise against a 4.9% inflation rate

When it comes to banking, talk is cheap

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'This is chaos': Christmas prices will rise in Britain, truckers say

Truck drivers have a cautionary message for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: an acute shortage of drivers is ratcheting up their wages and that will have a knock-on effect on prices for food and gifts in the run-up to Christmas.

South Africa tells Western envoys it needs financial support to shift from coal

South Africa told visiting climate envoys from the United States, Britain, Germany and France that it needs major financial support to move away from coal, the environment department said on Wednesday.

Diageo sees boost to margins as bars, restaurants open

Sales at bars and restaurants, hit by COVID-led restrictions last year, are recovering strongly in both regions as higher vaccination rates encourage more people to venture out.

WEBINAR | What the hydrogen economy holds for SA’s entrepreneurs

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SAA, Kenya Airways have long-term plan for pan-African airline group

South African Airways (SAA) and Kenya Airways (KQ) have signed a cooperation agreement with a long-term view to create a pan-African airline group, the two companies said on Tuesday.

Informal settlement pharmacy helps elderly access their medication

After noting the struggle of elderly  people in accessing their medication, Viwe  Moni-Mashego has opened the first pharmacy at Zonkizizwe, an informal area outside Katlehong on the East Rand.
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