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Nehawu to go ahead with march despite ban on gatherings

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) will go ahead with its protest on 30 March, despite a ban on gatherings of more than 100 people as a result of the coronavirus.

The protest is against Government’s intention to give public sector workers no increases staring in April.

The union's secretary-general Zola Saphetha says they are looking at ways of avoiding the risk of transmission.

One of the proposals made already is that even if we have 20,000 in the gathering, we can put them in the categories of 99 to comply with what [President Cyril] Ramaphosa is saying.

Zola Saphetha, Secretary-general

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