Sibanye-Stillwater miners set to intensify strike

President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to abandon COSATU’s May Day rally. That's after angry Sibanye-Stillwater employees disrupted proceedings and refused to allow him to speak. Mineworkers have been striking for months and are unhappy with COSATU's and the government's responses to their demands. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Miners have vowed to intensify their strike at Sibanye-Stillwater mine from Tuesday.

A meeting between mine management and government was scheduled to be held on Monday.

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Workers downed tools nearly three months ago, demanding a R1,000 salary increase.

But the mining house is not budging from its R850 offer, which some unions are not willing to accept.

READ: Sibanye-Stillwater strike | Miner says workers' demands unaffordable

Operations at the mine are at a standstill.

Workers disrupted Sunday's May Day commemoration in Rustenburg, demanding government intervene.

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa was booed off the stage by Amcu and NUM-affiliated members.

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