South Africa strike suspended

Move prompted by new pay offer after public workers' action shuts schools and hospitals.

    South Africa's public workers have suspended their strike, which has crippled schools and hospitals for three weeks.

    They are now considering the government's new offer of a 7.5 per cent pay rise.
     
    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Johannesburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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