NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for September, 2012

NUMSA rejects FYL’s malicious opportunism!

NUMSA rejects FYL malicious opportunism! 25 September 2012 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) abhors the malicious opportunism displayed by the Friends of Youth League (FYL) who have alleged that NUMSA General Secretary comrade Irvin Jim, will address a crowd or sympathisers of Julius Malema when Malema appears in a Polokwane Magistrate […]

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NUMSA welcomes the arrest of two suspects in connection with the killing of comrade(s) Bheki Chiliza and Dumisani Malunga!

The KwaZulu-Natal National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) welcomes the swift arrest of two suspects in connection with the cold-blooded murder of Comrade’s Bheki Chiliza, a ANC Branch Secretary and Numsa Port Shepstone Local Chairperson, and ANC Branch Chairperson Dumisani Malunga. We hope the arrest of the two suspects will shed some light […]

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NUMSA welcomes the plead guilty charge by one of the killers of comrade’s Bheki Chiliza and Dumisani Malunga

The KwaZulu-Natal National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) welcomes the decision by one of the alleged assassins, Sifiso Khumalo, for pleading guilty to the charge of murder of comrade’s Bheki Chiliza, a Numsa Port Shepstone Local Chairperson and ANC Branch Secretary, and ANC Branch Chairperson Dumisani Malunga. The culprit through his legal team […]

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Labour keeps up pressure for democracy in Swaziland

Despite demobilization efforts of the Swaziland government, labour together with student bodies and civil society in the country pushed on with calls for multiparty democratic elections during the Global Week of Action on Swaziland, 3 to 7 September. “We appreciate the messages of support from organizations globally and those that have come to be with […]

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NUMSA condemns the murders of a Numsa leader and an ANC leader in KwaZulu-Natal South Coast Region

The KwaZulu-Natal National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) strongly condemns the brutal murder of comrade Bheki Chiliza, an ANC Oshabeni Branch Secretary and Numsa South Coast Local Chairperson, and ANC Oshabeni Branch Chairperson, Dumisani Malunga. Comrade Chiliza and ANC Oshabeni Branch Chairperson Dumisani Malunga were murdered last night Sunday 9 September 2012, after […]

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Numsa strike continues as Dunlop refuses to budge

Despite attempts by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), Dunlop management have been unwilling to return to the negotiation table to resolve a strike entering into its third week. The 300 Numsa members at Dunlop in Howick, Kwa Zulu Natal have been on strike since 22 August after their demands for a […]

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SASCO 21st Anniversary National Rally

This year marks the 21st Anniversary of the biggest and most influential revolutionary student organisation in South Africa, the South African Students Congress (SASCO). Since its establishment in 1991, SASCO continues to struggle for the transformation of higher education and further training; and society in general. As part of our 21st Anniversary celebrations, we will […]

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COSATU rejects Malema’s flattery

The Congress of South African Trade Unions dismisses with contempt the attempt by expelled ANC YL members Julius Malema to ingratiate himself with the leadership of COSATU by praising its general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. He is quoted as saying that "I have nothing against Vavi and will always support and defend him as a brother […]

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NUMSA calls for the withdrawal of SA Police Services at the ongoing Dunlop strike action!

The KwaZulu-Natal National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) calls on the South African Police Services (SAPS) members not to be bullied or coerced by Dunlop ruling oligarchy to suppress dissent or undermine genuine struggles of workers at the point of production geared towards attaining a living wage and improved conditions of employment. We […]

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NUMSA CENTRAL COMMITTEE (CC) PRESS STATEMENT

A. Main Tasks of the August 2012 Numsa CC The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) Central Committee (CC) met for the first time after the 9th Numsa National Congress from 27th to the 31st August 2012, at Birchwood Hotel, in Johannesburg. Among the key tasks of the CC were to receive a […]

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