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Truck drivers slam a truck in an attempt to force drivers to park at City Deep Truck stop in Doornfontein, Johannesburg. South African truck drivers are protesting against the employment of foreign nationals. Picture: Rosetta Msimango/City Press
Truck drivers slam a truck in an attempt to force drivers to park at City Deep Truck stop in Doornfontein, Johannesburg. South African truck drivers are protesting against the employment of foreign nationals. Picture: Rosetta Msimango/City Press

Izwe lethu, why can’t we reap the benefits of our own country?

These are some of the questions asked by a group of South African truck drivers at City Deep truck stop this morning.

Calling for trucking companies to prioritise hiring South African drivers, the drivers said that government needed to take a stand and ensure that companies prioritised South Africans when hiring drivers.

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