WATCH | Mbalula gives update on truck drivers' protest

The employment of foreign nationals in the trucking industry continues to be an issue. Drivers have been blocking roads in protests against this. It's not the first time we've seen such protests. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is addressing the media about the issue.

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JOHANNESBURG - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will hold a briefing following incidents on several national roads.

On Tuesday, truck drivers blockaded several national routes.

The drivers said they were unhappy about the employment of foreign nationals as truckers.

Meanwhile, there is a massive truck traffic jam on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal.  

Trucks are backed up between Howick and Pietermaritzburg in the KZN Midlands.

The cause for this is not yet known.


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