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20 January 2018 01:27 (South Africa)

Strike called off after Eskom ups offer

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Trade unions have called off the Eskom strike that they had threatened this week after the parastatal increased its wage offer to 9% and a R1,500 housing allowance. Never mind the sighs of relief from the manufacturing and mining sectors - most South Africans will just be glad that the lights will stay on for the remainder of the World Cup. Read more: M&G

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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