Leadership of a Special Type: NUM at Vaal Reefs

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In the previous two Bulletins Dunbar Moodie described how ungovernability swept through Vaal Reefs shafts 8 and 9 with the coming of the National Union of Mineworkers. In this mobilisation Lira Setona, an influential charismatic leader, conflicted with union strategy leading to the dismissal of 14 000 miners. Here Moodie describes the pastoral leadership of the NUM and the lessons learnt on both sides.

 

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