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  • Sudanese Plan to Release Woman Sentenced to Death
  • India Protesters Hosed Down
  • SA Miner’s Union Fail to Win Court Motion
  • Malawi’s New President Wants Economy Boost
  • African Union Peace Keepers Accused of Torturing CAR
  • Niger Jails Man in Slavery Case
  • Top Authors Featured in Jamaica Literary Festival

SA Miner’s Union Fail to Win Court Motion

South Africa’s longest and most costly labor dispute continues. A court struck down an application Monday by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union to stop companies from deliberating with miners directly. Anglo American Platinum and other companies began offering wages to miners, stepping past the miners’ union.   (Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters)

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