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Four workers die in mine accident in South Africa

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They were among the 13 who were trapped following an earthquake; 3 workers yet to be rescued The Dawn News / May 4, 2018 Four mine workers, who were among the 13 trapped in a South African gold mine after an earthquake, died in hospital on May 4. Two others […]

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Around 300 farmworkers from areas around Robertson joined the a strike by CSAAWU against the proposed minimum wage bill.  © Madelene Cronje for New Frame
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Rural workers mobilized en masse in South African general strike

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Thousands of farmworkers took part in the historical general strike highlighting the racist dehumanizing treatment they face by white farm owners By Dennis Webster / Source: New Frame / The Dawn News / April 26, 2018 Wednesday’s national general strike was not restricted to South Africa’s urban centres. Many farm […]

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South Africa: The Streets are Red, Workers are on Strike!
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South Africa: The Streets are Red, Workers are on Strike!

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Some workers held placards that read “to hell with R [Rand] 11, R15, R18 and R20 per hour.” By Musawenkosi Cabe/ The Dawn News/ Newsclick/ April 25, 2018 In a major show of workers power, thousands of workers, along with activists, unemployed youth and students joined the general strike called […]

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Workers March Against Anti-labour Provisions in South Africa
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Workers March Against Anti-labour Provisions in South Africa

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By V. Arun Kumar/ The Dawn News/ Newsclick.in/ April 12, 2018 Intensifying their actions ahead of the upcoming General Strike on April 25, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on Thursday organised a protest march from Cape Town to Parliament. Along with the Water Crisis Coalition and other […]

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