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newseNCA reports that a memorial service was due to be held on Thursday afternoon for trade union pioneer and liberation struggle icon Emma Mashinini.  

The 87-year-old died on Monday in Johannesburg.  She was the first general secretary of the Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers' Union (Saccawu) in 1975.  Mashinini also served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  The trade unionist received the Order of the Baobab and the Order of Luthuli for her contribution to democracy.

  • This short report is at eNCA
  • Read too, Cosatu, ANC praise late trade unionist Emma Mashinini, at News24

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