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Truck driver strike exerts pressure on retailers

The truck drivers’ strike in South Africa is severely affecting the prices of goods originating from that country. Particularly hard hit by the industrial action is Nambia’s fresh produce retailer, Fruit &…

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Bring SA to a standstill

South Africa must be brought to a standstill should striking truck drivers’ demands of a 12% wage increase not be met, Cosatu’s Gauteng provincial secretary, Dumisani Dakile, said yesterday. JOHANNESBURG – He…

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No end in sight for mining and transport strikes

The broadside fired by labour unrest on the economy continued yesterday with about 100 000 workers reportedly failing to pitch up for work in the mining and transportation sectors. As has been the…

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SA can’t afford transport strike

Cape Town – The strike by 28 000 truck drivers, which threatens to bring the economy to a standstill, entered its second day on Tuesday. Despite negotiations held over the long weekend,…

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Taxis to Raise Fares Following Petrol Price Hike

Taxi bosses in the Western Cape are looking to raise taxi fares by between 10 and 14 percent following the record fuel price hike at midnight on Tuesday. But bus fares on…

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