The DA-run Tshwane metro vowed on Wednesday it would not be blackmailed by the ANC-aligned SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) into implementing immediately the recently signed multiterm pay agreement, which it says has “significant implications” for the capital.

The party dismissed Samwu’s “unlawful strike action” in the municipality as “largely political” and an attempt to make the city ungovernable by creating instability a few days before  municipal elections on November 1...

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