Fill up as could be fuel shortage – Strike Action as of Tomorrow

petrol-bowserThe AA  said an industrial action by the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union (CEPPAWU) is scheduled to begin at 06:00 on Thursday July 28 2016 in South Africa

All motorists to be aware of the planned action and to ensure they have fuel.

The strike will affect all refineries and depots of petrol companies. This strike does not include petrol pump attendants, but will start to impact motorists once the pumps at petrol stations start to run dry.

It is unclear how long this industrial action will last, but motorists should monitor media, and social media reports, for updates.

The energy workers plan to strike over wages it said on Wednesday. Around 23 000 workers in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical sectors are expected to down tools, Clement Chitja, head of collective bargaining, said.

Bud Spencer Dies at 86

Italian film makebud-spencer-died-at-86r and actor ol Bud Spencer, who starred in a number of Spaghetti Westerns, has died aged 86.
He passed away peacefully in Rome on Monday and did not suffer from pain.

Spencer, whose real name was Carlo Pedersoli, was known among his fans as the “big friendly giant” of the screen because of his height and weight.

Spencer, who was also a professional swimmer, played in more than 20 films from the 1950s to the 1980s.

“Spencer was born in the Italian city of Naples in 1929, but later moved to Rome, where he became a promising swimmer. In 1950, he was the first Italian to swim 100m in under one minute.

He later abandoned his sporting career and began playing in westerns and comedy films, often alongside Terence Hill. Spencer appeared in movies including Ace High, They Call Me Trinity and A Friend is a Treasure.

As a child i use to love watching his westerns and comedies he made