Gauteng taxi strike slows down Joburg:
EWN Correspondent, Dineo Bendile on this story: thousands of commuters may be stranded today due to a taxi strike in Gauteng. Commuters have been urged to make alternative arrangements as some taxis have not been operational today. The Gauteng Traffic Department says the reason behind the strike is still unclear, but it appears that the stay away will affect the entire province.
Loved ones in SA to finally bury Nigeria church collapse victims:
EWN Correspondents Mia Lindeque and Barry Bateman on this story: government says the repatriation of 74 South Africans killed in the Nigerian church collapse will bring closure to their families as well as the nation. The bodies of the victims were handed over to their families at a special ceremony at the Waterkloof Air Force Base on Sunday.
Your one-stop portal for all things pertaining to the Cosatu-Numsa split:
This past week the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (COSATU) voted to expel the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) from the organization, the decision has sent ripples through South Africa’s political and economic landscape prompting many South Africans to ask: (1) how this happened and (2) what exactly does it mean for the country’s political future? These questions and more are decoded in this special portal here