While a public inquiry by the Department of Labour found that the arms company has a case to answer, the NPA has closed the book on the case.
Cosatu and SACP are furious over the decision by the National Prosecuting Authority not to prosecute anyone, despite the finding of the public inquiry into the deadly 2018 blast that the arms company should be held accountable.
Mining affected communities met to contribute to the third draft of a legally binding treaty against human rights violations by businesses, which will be presented later this year at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Unions march for better working conditions and healthcare services in Nelson Mandela Bay and Sarah Baartman District Municipality.
Peace activist and country coordinator for World Beyond War, Terry Crawford- Browne, kept a diary of the inquiry into the explosion that happened in September 2018 at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition. These are his notes.
The explosion at the munitions plant in Macassar in the Western Cape took place in September 2018, taking the lives of eight workers and injuring one other.
The pandemic has targeted the vulnerable in society, and the economic fallout is hurting the ‘precariat’ the most.
The Public Service Commission announced that all civil servants will receive a top-up on their salaries but it does not match teachers’ salary demand.
Mining unions in Zimbabwe blame the employer and poor inspections by the mining ministry for the deaths last week of two miners.
For the second time under the covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, community care workers in Khayelitsha protested for better conditions of work.