On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
On World Day for Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa will go on strike against austerity measures and pro-business economic policies.
After much criticism on their silence and failure to participate in previous public demonstrations against state capture and corruption, the Congress of the South African Trade Unions and its affiliates finally came out to make their voices heard.
“If Zuma will not go, we are prepared to fight. Our country cannot be run by one family.” These were the words of the SACP Deputy Secretary Chris Mathlako in front of the East London City Hall on Wednesday.
“They both got money from the Guptas, but Zille claims she took it back but we know how she can lie.” According to Ehrenreich both President Zuma and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille have used state resources to get their sons into business.
Thousands took to the streets of Port Elizabeth calling for President Zuma to step down
ANC members and supporters in Buffalo City pleaded with former president Kgalema Motlanthe to remove corrupt ward councillors and approach the national office to disband their party’s regional and provincial leadership.
Motlanthe and other ANC leaders were in East London this week to review legislation passed by the government. The meeting took place at the East London Christian Centre. Hundreds of people participated.