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prasaNews24 reports that the Federation of Unions of SA (Fedusa) has condemned the hijacking and kidnapping of Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama, adding that the board must not be distracted by acts of criminality.  

Kweyama was pepper-sprayed and bundled into the boot of her car, before being driven around for at least three hours on Thursday evening.  Her vehicle was abandoned in Katlehong and she emerged physically unharmed from the incident.  In a statement on Sunday, Fedusa general secretary Dennis George said he hoped Kweyama would be back in office soon to continue her invaluable job of cleaning up the parastatal.  “We want a board that will not be intimidated and distracted by such acts of senseless criminality and only focus on fully committing itself to confronting the challenges facing Prasa and introduce specific measures aimed at improving customer service and good corporate governance, underpinned by monitoring and accountability,” said George.

  • Read this report by Alex Mitchley in full at News24
  • Read Fedusa’s press statement at SA Labour News

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