Saftu demands R1,500 for 12.4-million jobless South Africans
Lowering of prices, stepping aside of the entire government of Eskom and the ANC, and land distribution are some of the key demands.
Vavi said the shutdown is a start of the total emancipation of the working class from poverty, inequality and oppression. “We’re not aiming at just having a one-day strike.”
He echoed former president Thabo Mbeki and EFF leader Julius Malema’s warnings of a “civil war”.