Today's Labour News

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Last Update: 15-12-2021

sandf thumb medium90 89News24 reports that the China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), which over the past year has made vaccine donations to foreign militaries in 28 countries, has offered 300,000 free doses of the CoronaVac inoculation, manufactured by Sinovac, to the SA National Defence Force (SANDF).

ramaphosaNews24 reports that Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele indicated on Monday that President Cyril Ramaphosa remained in good spirits and was recovering, with "mild symptoms", following a Covid-19 infection.

Zimbabwe flagMoneyweb reports that hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans in SA under so-called Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEPs) were granted a reprieve on Monday when the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) unexpectedly withdrew a directive it issued last month requiring them to apply for what it had called “mainstream” visas.

MineralsCouncilSAMining Weekly reports that Minerals Council SA (MCSA) member companies have agreed and committed to implement eight measures immediately to urgently address and halt the number of fatalities at SA’s mines.

amcu thumb medium80 81Mining Weekly reports that the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) reports that the seventy-second mining death of the year took place at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu operations outside Carletonville on 10 December.