It was indeed an amazing experience witnessing the humility, dignity and patience of the miners of Aurora. When the General Secretary of Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi, asked in Zulu which "home" should he inspect at the mining hostel, "Elias", they shouted in unison, in a continuing chorus. Who is this man Elias who is so hugely popular, we wondered? We stared in utter disbelief when they pointed out
Gift of the Givers has been approached by Cosatu to intervene in the crisis at Aurora Mines where unpaid workers and their families face starvation. We respond today with 700 food parcels, hygiene packs, water, sweet packs, supplements and hot meals for 2000. Zwelin Vavi joins us at 11am.