At least 200 nurses across the country are also facing disciplinary action and risk being dismissed for engaging in a nationwide strike
The unity between the two labour federations was put to the test in mass marches in Cape Town, Pretoria and East London during the general strike on Wednesday.
Cosatu and Saftu have agreed to hold joint demonstrations during the general strike on Wednesday, 24 August.
Police say that they are aware of complaints about the tavern made by members of the public before the tragedy.
Bheki Cele urged tavern owners to teach patrons how to drink.
Women in mining-affected communities say they bear the brunt of mining activities.
A gathering was held in Johannesburg on Monday to mark the ten years since the Marikana massacre and the 100 years since the 1922 Rand Revolt.
The protest outside parliament will highlight the damage to the environment and public health that the mining industry is allowed to get away with.
The South African Human Right Commission in the Eastern Cape hears of child malnutrition in the province.
Ten years after the massacre of mine workers conspired by the state and their employer in Marikana, residents continue to fight for a better life
The informal traders in the city centre of Johannesburg lament bad treatment by the City of Johannesburg.
A recent survey revealed that the use of old clothes, leaves and cow dung instead of sanitary ware is prevalent among rural girls in Zimbabwe.