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Sixth Brics summit to test mettle

In the aftermath of the defeat against Germany in the World Cup, Brazil has had little time to mourn as it moves into hosting the sixth Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) heads of state summit this week.Last year’s Durban summit was ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 1 reports

‘Church of England likely to back wome...

London - The head of the world's Anglicans, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, said on Sunday he was confident the Church of England would vote in favour of women bishops this week.Welby said the first female bishops could be appointed as early as ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 1 reports

Numsa cuts wage demand to 10%

Johannesburg - The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, the country’s biggest labour group, reduced its wage demand to 10 percent from 12 percent and said it’s willing to end its strike if employers agree to a one-year deal."We are ready to ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Casino workers fear bleak future

After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2 000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer.The Showboat will be the second major casino ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Retirement: employers, funds ‘should help you more’

It is not enough for retirement funds to set default investment options and then expect employees to "sleepwalk" to a financially secure retirement, Alexander Forbes said this week, when it released its annual Benefits Barometer research report on retirement ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

7 factors that affect retirement savings

The focus in discussions about saving for retirement is often on how to choose the best asset manager and save on investment costs. But neither of these factors is the most important in ensuring that what you manage to save will provide you with sufficient ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Retailers battle for online orders

Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to their orders of fruit and vegetables.Food has been one of the ... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Durban July ‘ticket scammers’ off hook

Durban - Event organisers in Durban are infuriated that members of a syndicate responsible for fake passes to sponsors’ parties and concerts at the Durban July, were let off the hook by police.This comes after members of the provincial crime intelligence ... [Published IOL - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

15 years for killing newborn baby

Durban - A mother who killed her newborn daughter by strangling her and then forcing a facecloth down her throat has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.Krishnandi Govindsamy, 30, who pleaded not guilty to the killing on March 26, was this week found guilty ... [Published IOL - 13 hours ago]
Entities: killing, Durban, Cashier, Autopsy
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Investors battle to claim losses

The Financial Services Board (FSB) is reviewing the practice of financial services companies paying establishment and restraint fees to attract agents to sell its products, Caroline da Silva, the deputy registrar at the Financial Services Board for Financial ... [Published IOL - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Pongola priest released

Durban - The police are on high alert after the pastor accused of murdering four-year-old Lungisani Ntuli was released from police custody.The army, and the Public Order Policing unit have been sent to the area after threats were issued by members of ... [Published IOL - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Pule’s spokesman loses job fight

Johannesburg - Dina Pule's former spin doctor Wisani Ngobeni has lost a labour court bid to save his government job, the Sunday Times reported.Ngobeni, a former journalist, was Pule's spokesman when she was communications minister.He was fired by the ... [Published IOL - 15 hours ago]

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"I am hopeful that we will pass, the votes I think are there" Welby told BBC television
"If employers want a three-year agreement, they must meet workers’ demand of double-digit increases. The strike continues and we call on our members to intensify the strike."
"There were 12. Can we support nine? Will that end up dropping to seven or eight? That’s the big question."

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‘Church of England likely to back wome... [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
Numsa cuts wage demand to 10% [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
Casino workers fear bleak future [Published IOL - 11 hours ago]
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