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fedusa thumb medium80 85TimesLive reports that the Federation of Unions of SA (Fedusa) and its affiliates in the public health and rail passenger sectors will march on Tuesday to Parliament to demand that the minister of defence deploy soldiers in Cape Town over the festive season.  

The federation said in a statement that it wants Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to deploy the army in Cape Town‚ where attacks on Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and rail services were at their highest.  Fedusa president Godfrey Selematsela will lead the march between 11h00 and 14h00 alongside general secretary Dennis George and the provincial leadership of thousands of Hospersa‚ PSA‚ UNTU and all other Fedusa-affiliated unions.  They will march under the slogan ‘Workers’LivesMatter’.  The march will end outside Parliament‚ where a memorandum of demands will be handed over to the ministers of defence‚ police and labour for them to “urgently address the dire security situation”.

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