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Anti-COSATU parade, Durban, May Day 1986
Labor unions, Labor union members--Political activity, Inkatha Freedom Party, Apartheid, Political history--South Africa, Beyond the Barricades
Thomas Mandla Shabalala, Inkatha central committee member, leads an anti-COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions) parade at the launch of Inkatha's trade union wing, the United Workers Union of South Africa (UWUSA). Rural chiefs were instructed to fill buses with their people for the event, and special trains brought Inkatha supporters to the UWUSA rally. To complete the extravaganza, Chief Buthelezi arrived in a helicopter.