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South africa julius malema mine strike 20120911

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South Africa's Julius Malema, a firebrand young politician nicknamed "Juju," tells workers that "enough is enough."
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South africa julius malema mine strike 20120911

The former leader of the South African ruling party's youth league, Julius Malema (C), arrives on September 11, 2012 at the Gold Fields Driefontein mine in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg, South Africa. Malema on September 11 called on mine workers to strike for five days each month until mining giants bow to a 12,500 rand ($1,500) basic salary demand. Malema, who was expelled early this year from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) for ill-discipline, told around 3,000 workers at a stadium in the gold mining town where 15,000 Gold Fields miners downed tools on Sepetember 9 that if demands were not met to strike for five days each month.

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