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There is an urgent need to discuss collective bargaining with labour unions after last year's violent strikes, says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.
FirstRand has announced that Michael Jordaan will step down as head of its FNB Division at the end of 2013, to be succeeded by Jacques Celliers.
SA’s consumer price index‚ which the Reserve Bank uses to target inflation‚ was unchanged at 5.9% year on year in April‚ Statistics SA says.
Anglo Platinum will begin the formal process of cutting 6 000 mining jobs at the end of this week, the company says.
Miner Lonmin has not managed to reach a new union recognition agreement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in talks via the CCMA.
The Congress of SA Trade Unions will brief the media about its protest against the e-tolls system.
Three trade unions have submitted their wage demands to Eskom, which include six months' maternity leave on full pay, free solar geysers and a phone allowance.
The government, business and labour must work together to resolve the wave of labour unrest that the country is facing, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
RESURGENCE HOPES: Sony president Kazuo Hirai. The company has lowered its electronics sales targets, but says there have been encouraging signs of a revival in its electronics business. (Yoshikazu Tsuno, AFP)
The long end of the South African bond curve rallied in midday trade on Wednesday on a recovery in the rand.
Massmart says it expects lacklustre sales growth this year, as the unit of Walmart battles with weak consumer demand.
Malawi's luxury presidential jet, bought by late leader Bingu wa Mutharika, has been sold for $15m to raise cash for the impoverished African country, an official says.
The City of Cape Town has awarded the tender to provide vehicles for its extended MyCiTi bus routes to Volvo SA, a city official says.
Workers at the Lanxess chrome mine in Rustenburg are still on strike, the mine says.
The JSE has turned negative in a sign of consolidation after a record closing high on Tuesday.
The future of east Africa's only oil refinery depends on a report due next week on whether to upgrade the aging Kenyan plant or turn it into a storage facility.
The rand has weakened near a four-year low against the dollar, stung by concerns about labour unrest, while investors await domestic inflation data.
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