eNCA reports that UCT students are vowing to shut down the university on Wednesday over security issues. Students disrupted exams, in protest of the murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana and other women. The protesting students are demanding that security on campus be boosted. They have given the university a deadline to respond to the demand. They plan to hold a memorial for Jesse Hess, a UWC student who was murdered alongside her grandfather in Parow.
Pretoria News writes that 400 Transpharm workers have marched to the National Department of Health to demand it intervenes in the deadlocked negotiations. Workers at Transpharm, one of South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical wholesalers and distributors and a subsidiary of Shoprite Holdings, are currently engaged in a strike entering its second week for a minimum wage […]
Engineering News writes that an attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia means that a predicted drop in the petrol price for October will be lower than anticipated, according to the Automobile Association (AA). The AA was on Wednesday commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. The […]