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protestNetwerk24 reports that labour federation Cosatu will be staging pickets and demonstrations at three toll gates in Mpumalanga against toll fees that were increased on 1 March.  

Fidel Mlombo, Cosatu’s provincial secretary, indicated that protests from 08:00 (Cosatu press statement indicates 10:00) to 15:00 will be held at the Middelburg and Nkomazi toll plazas on the N4 and at the Ermelo toll plaza on the N17.  He stated:  “The protest actions are part of the Cosatu campaign for the safe, affordable, accessible and efficient public transport.”

  • Read this report by Llewellyn Prince in full in Afrikaans at Netwerk24
  • Read Cosatu’s press statement on this matter at Cosatu Today

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