Start of academic programme delayed due to DUT strike

The Durban University of Technology has pushed back it’s opening date.

The institution’s Alan Khan says they’re yet to reach an agreement with administrative staff – who have been striking for weeks. 

“The lectures were meant to start on 5 February but the executive committee took a decision today to only commence the academic programme on Monday, 12 February. There’s still a deadlock regarding the salary impasse. At this stage, the university has taken a decision to delay the start of the 2018 academic year,” he says.
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Union tells government to ‘fix the mess’ at KZN’s health department or else …

Pietermaritzburg – The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has warned of an all-out strike if the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government does not “step up in fixing the mess” at the provincial health department. The warning was issued by Nehawu provincial secretary Phakama Ndunakazi on Thursday at the conclusion of a march in Pietermaritzburg. […]
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ALERT: Passengers warned of SAA strike at OR Tambo International

Cape Town – Passengers are being advised to remain in contact with South African Airways, as a strike by its technical crew is set to get underway. Management of OR Tambo International Airport says they are aware of a strike by technical crew of South African Airways (SAA) from Friday 4 August and is “closely […]
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Violent protests in Benoni disrupt normal hospital procedures – the staff are sitting in fear

They don’t care about people’s lives,” said Ken Ford, owner and manager of Sunshine Hospital in Actonville, regarding the protests which erupted in Benoni on Monday (June 26). Service delivery protests raged across Benoni on Monday (June 26). According to Ford, doctors were attacked and intimidated while attempting to get to the hospital. Ford stated […]
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