Zambian government threaten Shoprite about sackings

shoprite2Shoprite has backtracked on a decision to fire 3,000 striking workers in Zambia after the government threatened to revoke its licence, Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda said on Thursday.

“We told them we would revoke their trading licence … Read the rest

Zambia’s ethnic worries

Zambia recently woke up to a story in state-owned media that a group calling itself Tongas Under Oath had killed two people belonging to President Michael Sata’s ethnic group, and was now in the process of removing settlers from the … Read the rest

WSJ trashes SA’s black government

The Wall Street Journal has published an article painting a bleak picture of South Africa’s economy, saying labour unrest has caused its economic growth to fall behind other African states.

“The unrest is exposing a stark reality – South Africa … Read the rest