Nationwide strikes across South Africa on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

On Wednesday, October 7, any worker across the country can go on strike in the first of two “protected” strikes across the country. There will be marches and demonstrations in various cities to mark World Day for Decent Work.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the following scheduled marches and may want to avoid any large public gatherings or marches in these cities. Even peaceful gatherings can escalate quickly and unexpectedly.

Mpumalanga Provincial March
Emalahleni: Gather at Lynville Stadium and march to DOL.
Mbombela: Gather at Alroe Park and march to Nelspruit Police Station.

KwaZulu Natal Provincial March – Durban
Gather at King Dinizulu (Bothas Park) & march to City Hall.
Local marches: Manguzi, Kokstad, Newcastle/Dundee, Dumbe, Phongola, Mzimkhulu.

Western Cape Provincial March
Cape Town: Cape Town City, gather at Keizergracht at 09:00 and march to Parliament at 11:00.
Local Marches: Vredendal, Worcester, Pietburg, Matsikane, Saldanha Bay

North West Provincial March
Rustenburg: Gather at Rustenburg taxi Rank and march to the Department of Labour.

Northern Cape Provincial March
Kimberly: Gather at Premier’s office, Kimberly
Local mini marches: Upington, Springbok, Khartum, De Aar

Limpopo Provincial March
Polokwane: Gather at SABC Park and march to Eskom, Premiers Office and

Eastern Cape
No information posted at this time.

Gauteng Provincial March
Johannesburg City Centre: Gather at Mary Fitzgerald Square and march to Premiers office, Telkom and Chamber of Business.

Free State Provincial March
Bloemfontein: Gather at Batho Police Station and march to Bophelo House.

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