Union threatens to shut SA down over PPE

29 Jul 2020

Nehawu general secretary, Zola Saphetha, said almost all managers in public healthcare facilities said they had no idea how long their PPE supplies would last and had “no plan in place to avoid stock depletion”. Union members across the country plan to hold lunch-hour protests across all sectors from August 24-27.

*On July 26, Sunday Independent reported on the Gauteng provincial government awarding tenders worth millions of rand topolitically connected businesspeople for the procurement of PPE.