Cosatu picket at Mariannhill Toll Plaza

JOHANNESBURG – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will hold a picket at the N3 Mariannhill Toll Plaza on Friday.

They're protesting fuel and Vat increases and have called on all South Africans to join them.

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The federation says the constant hikes are suffocating workers.

They say government needs to address the unemployment rate as well as the inflation of basic needs.

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The marchers will gather at Curries Fountain Staduim in Durban and then proceed to the toll plaza.