Roads and regions that will be affected in Western Cape during National Shutdown

Bhiki natshalintshali, The Secretary General of COSATU has encouraged workers from all sectors of the South African economy to participate in this week’s Cosatu national strike. Wednesday, august 24.

We examine the highways, places and areas of the Western Cape that will be affected by the imminent prospect of a national shutdown on Wednesday.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has provided information During strike and at meeting places.

COSATU posted a series of photographs on Twitter detailing meeting places for those taking part in the nationwide strike. Everyone is to assemble at 9:00 on 24th August 2022.

Western Cape Province, According to COSATU opted to participate in a sit-in to demand more “functional, timely, accessible, economical and integrated public transport”. PRASA Metro-Rail is their intended target.

Which highways, places and areas of the Western Cape will be affected by the government shutdown? twitter/kosato image

From 9:00 p.m., participants will gather on Hanover Street.

The procession will leave Hanover at 10:00 and go left on Tennant Street, then right on Kristian Barnard Street, then left on Hertzog Boulevard before gathering at the Red Knot outside the Civic Center to deliver the message.

To deliver a memorandum to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, protesters will return to Hertz Boulevard, turn left on Hertz Boulevard, turn right on Adderley Street, and then turn right again on Reebeck Street. They will congregate on Ribeck Street between Lower Burgh and Long Street.

They will return to Ribeck Street and turn straight into Adderley Street and then Vale Street to deliver a memorandum to the provincial legislature; They will then turn left at Bureau/Spin Street and then turn right into Plain Street to deliver a memorandum outside the National Parliament; And they’ll turn back on Rowland Street and turn left into Bayenkent Street and then turn right into Darling Street to return to the Hanover parking lot.

By 15:30, the participants will be separated.

The nationwide strike on August 24 is to protest against load shedding, rising petrol prices and living expenses.

Continued load shedding, rising cost of gasoline and rising food prices are the reasons for the nationwide strike,

A message from Kosatu said.

Kosatu organized a nationwide strike in October last year due to similar issues.

The federation also organized a march in Cape Town earlier this month to protest the cost of public transport.

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