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South African labor under attack from Pres. Jacob Zuma

by Charlene Smith President Jacob Zuma’s assiduous building of the A.N.C. especially in rural areas, and among those who seek a path to wealth through government tenders, has been fascinating. In the past the A.N.C. needed the Congress of South … Continue reading

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Chasms widen as trade unions falter in South Africa

By Charlene Smith • Exchange rate of R11 to $1 used In his first speech as president on May 5, 1994, Nelson Mandela said: “The moment to bridge the chasms that divide us has come… We pledge ourselves to liberate … Continue reading

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