South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, leaves May Day rally after workers storm stage.
Written by News Room on May 2, 2022
South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, had to leave a May Day rally after workers stormed the stage where he was speaking.
According to reports, they held up signs demanding a wage increase during a ceremony in a stadium near the north-western city of Rustenburg.
The protesters, who worked at a local mine, have been striking for weeks.
President Ramaphosa tried to address the miners’ concerns but was greeted by booing.