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Thousands gather for #SAFTUstrike to say 'enough is enough' 2018-04-26 [The Independent]

Numsa slams govt over failed implementation of minimum wage deal 2018-04-26 [Eyewitness News]

Government announces intervention in North West after protest chaos 2018-04-26 [The Independent]

Resistance to labour bills also has a rural temper 2018-04-26 [The Daily Maverick]

South Africa: Union protests Glencore malpractices 2018-04-26 [IndustriALL]

PRASA steps in as union calls for payment of Autopax employees’ salaries 2018-04-26 [Creamer's]

Rural Workers Mobilized En Masse in South African General Strike 2018-04-26 [Newsclick]

Nzimande to meet with unions over nationwide bus strike 2018-04-26 [Eyewitness News]

SAFTU-led strike and marches an historic victory for workers 2018-04-26 [SAFTU]

Vavi threatens two-day strike if demands not met 2018-04-26 [ANA/The Citizen]

'Workers fought too hard for freedom to accept R20/h minimum wage' 2018-04-26 [Eyewitness News]

Saftu guns for Ramaphosa in country-wide marches 2018-04-26 [Daily Maverick]

Vavi 'pleased' with turnout at #SAFTUstrike 2018-04-26 [The Star]

Today’s strike a test of Saftu vs Cosatu 2018-04-26 [The Citizen]

Vavi: workers will occupy major cities until government listens 2018-04-26 [Eyewitness News]

Saftu shows its muscle in first protest 2018-04-26 [Business Day]

Workers erred in backing billionaire president, says Vavi 2018-04-26 [Business Day]

#SaftuStrike unlikely to impact legislation, say analysts 2018-04-26 [IOL]

Public service shutdown looms 2018-04-26 [Business Report]

Platinum industry ‘faces a bloodbath’ 2018-04-26 [Business Day]

1 in 4 SA workers suffers from depression 2018-04-26 [Health24]

Unions protest over minimum wage in test for Ramaphosa 2018-04-26 [Reuters]

South African unions protest over minimum wage 2018-04-26 [reuters]

Saftu shows its muscle in first protest 2018-04-26 [Businesslive]


Thousands take to the streets to protest R20 minimum wage 2018-04-25 [Mail & Guardian]

Saftu strike aims to make country 'ungovernable' 2018-04-25 [The Express-Newsline]

#SaftuStrike in Joburg CBD peaceful, only a few dirt bins knocked over - JMPD 2018-04-25 [702]

Massive national shutdown looms as public sector unions threaten “war” 2018-04-25 [The South African]

Saftu launches national strike 2018-04-25 [eNCA]

JMPD cautions motorists as Saftu strike gets under way 2018-04-25 [eNCA]

General Strike Over Minimum Wage Shuts Plants, Disrupts Public Transport 2018-04-25 [Bloomberg]

#SAFTUStrike: High pupil absenteeism reported 2018-04-25 [The Independent]

Cosatu lashed for not taking part in #SAFTUstrike 2018-04-25 [The Independent]

Blade Nzimande holds the strings to resolve the bus strike - SATAWU 2018-04-25 [The Independent]

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital using ‘apartheid tactics’ in strike negotiation - SACP 2018-04-25 [The Sowetan]

A legal expert explains the major difference between a strike and Wednesday’s protest action 2018-04-25 [Business Tech]

Bus Strike Set to Continue On Saftu National Protest Day 2018-04-25 [allAfrica]

Striking transport workers interdicted 2018-04-25 [The Citizen]

National strike under way, department says minimum wage bill to go ahead 2018-04-25 [The Independent]

The start of strike season: What to expect 2018-04-25 [The Mail and Guardian]

Saftu threatens to shut down SA 2018-04-25 [Business Day]

Saftu takes aim at Cyril over minimum wage, labour law 2018-04-25 [The Citizen]

Numsa urges all workers to strike against 'R20/hour slave wage' 2018-04-25 [News24]

What you need to know about the general national strike 2018-04-25 [Business Report]

#ScrapNewLabourLaws: The EFF comes to the party 2018-04-25 [Mail & Guardian]

Fedusa rejects Saftu’s call to join nationwide strike 2018-04-25 [The Citizen]

Cosatu says it won’t join general strike on Wednesday, supports minimum wage 2018-04-25 [ANA/The Citizen]

Government cautions against violence during #SAFTUstrike 2018-04-25 [ANA/IOL]

The start of strike season: what to expect 2018-04-25 [Fin24]

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