NUM calls for Zwane’s resignation, concerned by large number of retrenchments

July 31, 2017

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JOHANNESBURG ( – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Monday called for the resignation of Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, citing a complete breakdown in relations. Speaking at a press briefing to discuss recent announcements by AngloGold Ashanti and Bokoni Platinum Mine that they will be retrenching 8 500 and 2 651 workers respectively, the union stated that the relationship between itself and the Minister was “virtually nonexistent”.

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