Oil firms contemplate retrenchments as sector declines

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ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA Labour and Employment Minister, Chris Ngige, , has appealed to oil companies reportedly planning to lay off workers to shelve such plans as they could throw the nation into upheaval. It has been reported some companies were planning to retrench the workers owing to the dwindling price of crude oil in the international More...

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By On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Joburg, SAP Africa invest in skills development

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE City of Johannesburg has lauded a partnership with a leading multinational software corporation, which will  culminate in 30 young and talented residents attending a ten-week More...

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By On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

SAP expands to Portugues-speaking Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP Africa, the market leader in enterprise application software, has announced its expansion to Angola with the opening of an office in Luanda. It the company’s fifth regional More...

By On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Nigeria to establish centres to address unemployment

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA ‘s Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said Government would establish more skills acquisition centres across the country to provide vocational training to More...

By On Friday, November 27th, 2015

MTN boss Nhleko quits Anglo American

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has announced the resignation of Phuthuma Nhleko from his role as a non-executive director of the board. He is stepping down with immediate effect.According to Anglo More...

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By On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Global investor buys major stake in Nigeria’s Sigma

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ACTIS, a global pan-emerging markets investor, has acquired a majority stake in Sigma Pensions in a transaction valued at US$62 million. Sigma is a leading pension fund administrator (PFA) More...

By On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Labour hails plan to save mining jobs

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) - THE Congress of South African Trade Unions has welcomed the Mining Industry Ten Point Plan to curb the looming job losses through retrenchments. The labour body said the interventions More...

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By On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Customs Service assures compliant rice importers

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE Nigeria Customs Service has allayed any fears among rice importing companies following the sealing off of warehouses of some defaulting importers. “For the avoidance of doubt, genuine More...

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By On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

South Africa to ensure compliance with agri-laws

South Africa to ensure compliance with agri-laws JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is embarking on a programme to ensure the farming industry complies with the country’s employment laws. Minister of Labour, More...

By On Friday, March 13th, 2015

SA analyst warns against unrealistic labour demands

AMCU JOHANNESBURG – A South African economist has warned another round of destructive wage disputes will have a crippling impact on job creation, workers’ welfare and the economy at large. Rian le Roux, More...