The Fuel Retailers' Association announced on Wednesday that the strike in the fuel sector, which began on 2 September, is over. The association reached a three-year wage deal with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA. Workers will receive a 9% increase this year, 8% next year, and 7% in 2012. Read more: Sapa, via Times Live
While we have your attention...
An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.
Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.
Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.
By the time of his death in 1987, Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess was the sole prisoner in Spandau prison, a facility designed for 600.