LOCAL Acting public service and administration minister Thulas Nxesi received a hostile reception when he tried to address protesting public sector workers. This week, public sector workers marched to the National Treasury’s offices in Pretoria over a wage dispute with the government, where they handed over a memorandum of demands[…]
Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies said Qatar “will receive a reply in due time” after the group of countries confirmed receiving a response to their list of demands. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced on June 5 they were severing ties with Qatar and later[…]
Saudi Arabia and three allies boycotting Qatar have agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend by 48 hours Sunday’s deadline for Doha to comply with a set of demands, according to a joint statement on Saudi state news agency SPA. Kuwait had received a response by Qatar to a[…]
A day after hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons suspended a 40-day mass hunger strike, more details emerged on Sunday regarding the outcome of negotiations between hunger strikers and the Israel Prison Service (IPS), with a Palestinian Committee of Prisoners Affairs official saying that 80 percent of the strike’s[…]
Numsa on Sunday said it lowered its wage increase demand to 10 percent, in a bid to end the strike in the metals and engineering sector. “As a union we are ready to end the current strike with a one-year agreement and a 10 percent increase,” National Union of Metalworkers[…]
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