Sihle Zikalala, the KwaZulu-Natal premier, has promised a lifeline to disgruntled South African truck drivers who have been protesting the “favouring” of foreign nationals in the road freight industry. But the president of the Southern African Development Community Cross-Border Drivers’ Association has told the Mail & Guardian that the move is little more than a superficial papering over established cracks.
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