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.
In a show of power, about 6,000 workers and community members in Cape Town marched against the proposed minimum wage and labour law amendments.
“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.