Police used stun grenades and a water cannon to disperse members of the National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) who had marched to parliament to deliver a list of demands related to personal protective equipment (PPE) and better wages.

Nehawu, the country’s third-largest public sector union, which represents 108,000 health-care workers, gave the government an ultimatum: respond favourably to our demands or face an indefinite strike by health-care workers, as it embarked on its national day of action on Thursday...

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