Rallies for Worker's Day

South Africa
As the world celebrates Workers’ Day, South African trade unions will go all out to inspire confidence. eNCA
The battle for the 2014 general elections will see various political parties competing for the favour of South Africans. Picture: SAPA

Numerous rallies are expected to be held across South Africa on Wednesday, Workers' Day.

President Jacob Zuma is expected to address a rally at Galeshewe Stadium in Kimberley on Wednesday morning, while the Congress of SA Trade Unions will be holding six rallies in six provinces on Wednesday.

In Bethlehem, in the Free State, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi will be speaking at a rally at Goble Park Stadium.

In Sharpville, south of Johannesburg, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and National Union of Metalworkers of SA general secretary Irvin Jim will address a rally at George Thabe Stadium.

In Cape Town, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba is expected to address a rally at the Good Hope Centre.

In Durban, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe and SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin are expected to speak at a rally at Curries Fountain.

In Rustenburg, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to speak at a rally at Olympia Stadium.

Cosatu will also hold a rally in Lephalale, Limpopo.

The Democratic Alliance will also be holding a rally in Kimberley, at RC Elliot Hall, where Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille and DA national spokesman Mmusi Maimane are expected to speak.

ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu is also expected to address a Workers' Day rally at Buffalo City Stadium, in Amathole, East London.

-Sapa

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