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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Strike Watch

Strike Watch

All stories relating to the national strike called by Cosatu over tolls and labour brokers

Protesters arrive at Parliament

archers protesting against e-tolling and labour broking arrived at Parliament just before noon on Wednesday. The area in front of the historic building was cordoned...

Police out in full force to monitor protesters

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) and SAPS are keeping a close eye on the Johannesburg CBD as people start gathering for a protest...

Limpopo protesters reject “friend of Malema” speaker

Cosatu supporters refused to be addressed by a Limpopo ANC representative in Polokwane on Wednesday, calling him a friend of youth league leader Julius...

Cape Town march gets underway

Cosatu's march against e-tolling and labour brokers got underway before 11am in Cape Town on Wednesday, with protesters braving blistering heat to take part. Earlier,...

Some teachers join mass action in Polokwane

Teachers and other supporters of the Cosatu protest action huddled together at the SABC Park in Polokwane on Wednesday. Seeking reprieve from the chill and...

Malema joins protesters in Joburg

Embattled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema joined anti-tolling protesters as they marched to the Gauteng premier's office in Johannesburg on Wednesday. With Malema's arrival...

ACSA flights delayed due to strike action

The Airports Company of SA (Acsa) asked travellers to arrive early for their flights on Wednesday as the effect of Cosatu's nationwide anti-toll and...

Intimidation already mars protest action in Natalspruit

Riot police had to be summoned to the Natalspruit Hospital, east of Johannesburg on Wednesday as a group of people tried to stop school...

Joburg march gets underway

Cosatu supporters protesting against the e-tolling system and labour brokers started marching from Beyers Naude Square in Johannesburg around 10am on Wednesday. Marshals were controlling...

Tolls will ‘milk’ the public

The private operator of Gauteng's controversial tolls is going to "milk" the public, the Congress of SA Trade Unions said in a memorandum prepared...


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