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Today's news - Limpopo

Premier drags feet over VBS Bank looters – Samwu 2018-12-07 [The Citizen]

Hospital staff 'feel unsafe' 2018-11-27 [SowetanLive]

Samwu provincial secretary in believes threat on his life is due to VBS saga 2018-10-30 [Sowetan]

VBS bank cuts 94 jobs in aftermath of R2bn fraud 2018-10-18 [News24]

Vhembe CFO wants to out ‘actual looters’ of VBS Bank 2018-10-18 [The Citizen]

Protesters hurl insults at health provincial minister 2018-10-12 [City Press]

Nupsaw to march against the ‘exploitation of health workers’ 2018-10-11 [Bosveld Review]

NUM: Mineworker dies at Samancor 2018-10-03 [NUM]

Cop given marching orders over the 'k-word' 2018-08-30 [SowetanLive]

Temporary teachers unpaid since June 2018-08-14 [The Citizen]

‘Mining company did not help bury our relatives’ 2018-07-28 [Sowetan]

101 669 potential jobs created 2018-07-25 [Engineering News]

Palabora Mining Company to stop all conveyor belts after tragic accident 2018-07-24 [The Citizen]

NUM claims lack of water underground led to deaths at copper mine 2018-07-20 [Sowetan]

'My son died such a horrible death‚' mourns miner’s mother 2018-07-18 [TimesLive]

NUM, Amcu demand action after six miners killed in blaze 2018-07-17 [Mail & Guardian]

Mine death toll hits 54 after copper mine blaze 2018-07-17 [Bloomberg/Moneyweb]

Bail hearing postponed for men who allegedly torched mineworker bus, leaving 6 dead 2018-07-17 [News24]

5 miners die after being trapped underground 2018-07-16 [eNCA]

Protesters interdicted 2018-07-05 [Sowetan]

Emergency personnel union condemns burning of ambulance 2018-06-22 [The Citizen]

Union demands answers on dud investments with VBS bank 2018-06-19 [The Citizen]

Nehawu threatens mass action in Limpopo due to unpaid bonuses from the health department 2018-06-15 [Business Day]

Municipality can’t pay all workers 2018-05-29 [Sowetan]

Five in court for deadly petrol bombing of mineworkers' bus 2018-05-15 [TimesLive]

Zama zama gold processing hub shut down 2018-05-10 [TimesLive]

Four alleged illegal miners die in mining accident 2018-04-16 [ANA/The Citizen]

Community blames 'arrogant' mine for unrest 2018-04-16 [City Press]

Leaders call for security after six mineworkers die in petrol-bombed bus 2018-04-06 [Business Day]

Suspect in bus petrol bomb attack appears in court 2018-04-06 [Eyewitness News]

SAFTU shocked at horrific murder of mine workers 2018-04-05 [SAFTU]

Police ‘knew of petrol-bomb attack’ on bus 2018-04-05 [The Citizen]

Five arrested over gruesome mineworker killings 2018-04-05 [ANA/IOL]

Mine stops work after 6 burnt to death in horror bus attack 2018-04-05 [Reuters/IOL]

COSATU is deeply appalled by the senseless and brutal killing of six innocent workers at Burgersfort 2018-04-04 [COSATU]

NUM shocked by the deaths of six workers in petrol-bombed bus 2018-04-04 [ANA/The Citizen]

Business interests blamed after six miners die in petrol-bomb attack 2018-04-04 [Business Day]

Mine workers die in agony 2018-04-04 [Daily Sun]

Mine worker dies on Venetia mine conveyor belt 2018-03-27 [ANA/The Citizen]

NEHAWU statement on the vilifying of our member at Beitbridge Port of Entry 2018-03-18 [COSATU]

Enterprise workers in limbo amid outbreak 2018-03-12 [Sunday Independent]

Enterprise Foods’ Polokwane workers back at work for cleaning up operations 2018-03-08 [TimesLive]

Enterprise factory workers sent home amid listeriosis fallout 2018-03-06 [Mail & Guardian]

Patients suffer as nurses strike at clinic 2018-02-13 [SowetanLive]

Man dies after allegedly helping boss get rid of explosives – police 2018-01-23 [News24]

Irate mine workers take PMC to court 2018-01-23 [News24]

Three arrested for operating Burgersfort mine illegally 2018-01-22 [TimesLive]

Alleged illegal miner killed in fall of rocks 2018-01-11 [ANA/The Citizen]

Game farmer charged after worker dies in freak accident 2017-11-28 [The Citizen/ANA]

Local SA platinum mine signs two year wage agreement 2017-11-02 [Mining Review]

This month in labour history

4-12-2007 The first ever nation-wide miner's strike. A one-day stoppage by the National Union of Mineworkers over working conditions and safety. [more]

19-12-1995 Two hour stoppage by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) against privatisation. [more]