sasolEWN reports that hundreds of protesting Sasol workers were dispersed on Monday with rubber bullets and tear gas at the Ekandustria site outside Bronkhorstspruit.  

They were demanding a transport allowance of R1,500 up from R350.  Protest leader Julius Molebatsi said workers became violent when they realised the company was continuing with production, despite an agreement for activities to remain suspended amid authorised demonstrations.  He added Sasol has the capacity to meet their demands and he did not understand why the company was offering only half of the desired sum.

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