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Strike affects SAA financial position

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The recent South African Airways (SAA) strike resulted in a sudden deterioration of the state-owned company’s financial position, the Public Enterprises Ministry revealed. The Ministry...

SAA signs wage deal with non-striking union

South African Airways (SAA) signed a deal on Friday with a union not involved in a strike crippling the heavily indebted carrier, giving its...

Strike has not shut down all SAA services

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South African Airways (SAA) is currently operating international and some regional flights and domestic services despite workers downing tools over salary increases. These services are...

Unions threaten to ground SA aviation

Striking unions threatened to shut down South Africa’s entire aviation industry by extending industrial action beyond state-run South African Airways (SAA). SAA cancelled hundreds...

SAA strike underway

Workers at South African Airways (SAA) downed tools on Friday in a strike over wages and job cuts forcing the troubled state-owned carrier to...

Drone strike on Murzuq

A drone strike by eastern Libyan forces on the southern Libyan town Murzuq killed at least 43, a local official said. The eastern Libyan National...

Protest threatens Sudan stability

Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country’s military rulers who accused a protest encampment...

Mariners in South Africa set to strike

South Africa’s transport workers union Satawu threatened a “total shutdown” at major ports across the country after issuing a 48-hour strike notice for mariners...

Sudan strike – Day Two

Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum came to a virtual standstill as protest and opposition groups organised a second day of strikes to pressure...

Day One of Sudan strike

Sudan’s alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tension mounted with the country’s military rulers...

Port Sudan protests disrupt South Sudan oil exports

South Sudan’s oil exports were disrupted after oil workers in Port Sudan in neighbouring Sudan went on strike and joined widespread anti-government protests, a...

Ebola workers threaten to strike

Health workers in an epicentre of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak threatened to go on strike if authorities don’t do more to...

Moroccan teachers strike

About 10,000 teachers staged a new protest in the Moroccan capital Rabat to demand permanent jobs, hours after police used water cannon to disperse...

Police called to quell SA mine violence

Growing unrest at Sibanye-Stillwater’s South African gold operation left nine people dead since workers downed tools in November, prompting the country’s mineral resources minister...

French jets strike in Chad

French warplanes struck a rebel convoy in northern Chad, helping local troops repel a cross border incursion from Libya, a sign France’s support for...

No national strike in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s umbrella public sector union backed down from a national strike, an official said, citing the volatile situation in the country after this month’s...

Another US air strike in Somalia

The US military killed 24 militants in an air strike on Wednesday in the vicinity of Shebeeley in central Somalia. The military’s Africa Command (Africom)...

South Africa’s largest labour union plans nationwide strike over mass layoffs

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South Africa’s largest labour union group, with more than a million and a half members, said on Wednesday it would stage a nationwide strike...

Massive strike in Tunisia

Rail, bus and air traffic stopped in Tunisia as the powerful UGTT union staged a one-day nationwide strike to protest government's refusal to raise...

US air strike in Somalia kills six

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The US military killed six Islamist militants in an air strike in Somali in the in the Lower Shabelle region, it said. "At this...

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