Nursing students arrested for Capetown nursing college protests

Up to 10 student nurses were arrested yesterday while protesting against lack of safety and water shortages in the college,which is part of Cape Peninsula University of Technology.They raised issues about malfunctioning cameras and water taps that run dry every morning.

Protesting students blocked college entrance, stoned passing motorists along nearby Klipfontein road and overturned a staff car.

Talks between college management,Dean of students affairs and students leaders are underway since last week

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Denosa nurses to join Cosatu march today

13.02.2019_Nurses affiliated to Denosa will join Cosatu’s protest against job losses in health care system.

They are concerned that implementation of National Health Insurance that is aimed to achieve equal,quality health care to every citizen won’t be realised if nurses are not employed immediately after they qualify,and those resigned and retired are not replaced.

Cosatu spokesperson Sizwe said the strike is aimed at highlighting job losses in public and private sectors.

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