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POTD: Strikers in Cape Town July 14, 2009

Posted by baldricman in News, POTD.
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The strike by stadium workers across the country is in full swing at the moment, and I have been watching (and listening to) the strikers marching around town most of today, and yesterday. Here is a quick snap I took with my phone, leaning out the window. (Taken around 2pm today)Cape Town Strike

The strikers are demanding a 13% increase on the monthly minimum pay (which I understand is around R2500). Below is a picture I took on Friday (when there were much fewer strikers marching), but I enjoyed the irony of the marching taking place beneath the massive “CAPE TOWN – Ready to Welcome the World” poster! (Apologies for the shocking quality, I’ll try grab a better shot should the opportunity arise – I only managed to get the stragglers this time…)

Cape Town Strike

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1. Deems - July 14, 2009

Adult World, ready to welcome you to Cape Town 2010 – does that have anything to do with requests for legalised prostitution during 2010 World Cup?


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