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AFRICANGLOBE - The African National Congress is facing political turmoil as cracks appear in the ‘tripartite alliance’ between the ANC, the unions and the Communist Party. The expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa from the Congress of South African Trade Unions, as well as an embarrassing incident in Parliament, have increased the pressure on President Jacob Zuma, writes Tom Nevin.
AFRICANGLOBE - Labour experts warned on Monday that lost production and revenue estimated at R700 million a day in the automotive sector would outstrip any material gains of striking workers as up to 30,000 of them downed tools across South Africa.
AFRICANGLOBE - It is today an established fact that the Native Land Act (27 of 1913), among its directly intended objectives was to overnight create a massive cheap supply of African labour for White farms, as the millions of land disposed Africans in particular needed to find work either on the mines or farms, in order to survive the effects of the dispossession.