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Cosatu took to the streets to voice out their fight against corruption and unemployment

Two Samwu members in Limpopo who were whistle blowers have been killed and their deaths are linked in the VBS Mutual Bank

Cosatu members came in their numbers and painted the city red to voice out the fight against corruption, unemployment and other issues.

They marched from Lynnville Stadium to the labour department to hand over their memorandum.

Led by their leaders they deliver the memorandum to the Mpumalanga Premier Ms Refilwe Mtsweni during the march held on Wednesday, February 13.

Deputy Secretary General of Cosatu Solly Phetoe called that ANC members implicated in the Zondo commission must be removed from the party’s parliamentary list.

Mpumalanga Premier Ms Refilwe Mtsweni before receiving a memorandum from Cosatu members during a march held on Wednesday, February 13.

He also added to say that the state must provide protection to whistle blowers of corruption and arrest those responsible for the murder of two Samwu members who were vocal against the looting of VBS Mutual Bank.

Two Samwu members in Limpopo who were whistle blowers have been killed and their deaths are linked in the VBS Mutual Bank.

A concern was also raised about the non-payment of the Gloria Coal miners in Middelburg and that they should be paid as they were suffering together with their families.

The mine was owned by the Gupta family and it has since been closed down.

Cosatu members marching in the streets of the city to hand over their memorandum to the Mpumalanga Premier Ms Refilwe Mtsweni. The march was held on Wednesday, February 13.

Premier Mtsweni was told that Cosatu were prepared to make Mpumalanga ungovernable if the miners were not paid what was due to them.

The miners are owed their salaries for the past four months.

Cosatu also came strong on Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.

Premier Mtsweni promised that she will pass the memorandum to all the relevant departments.

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