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Archive for February, 2015

National Office Bearers of Cosatu’s affiliates to hold a Media briefing on Sunday 01 March 2015

The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of Cosatu’s major unions, namely Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu); SA Catering Commercial and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu); Democratic Nursing Organisation (Denosa); SA Football Players Union (Safpu); Communication Workers Union (CWU): South African State and Allied Workers Union (Sasawu); Public and Allied Workers of South Africa (Pawusa) and National […]

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Workers To Protest Outside Cosatu House – Statement Of Cosatu’s Affiliates In Gauteng Province – Thursday 26 February 2015

COSATU GAUTENG AFFILIATES TO HOLD A PEACEFUL PICKET OUTSIDE COSATU HSE 26 February 2015 The ordinary Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) will be sitting next-week Monday 02 March 2015, at COSATU House, 110 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The CEC scheduled for next-week is highly expected […]

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Numsa reaction to the 2015/16 Budget speech

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes the 2015/16 Budget Speech delivered by the Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene, yesterday Wednesday 25 February 2015, in parliament. The Budget Speech does not represent a major or significant shift from the old-conservative and neoliberal outlook to the much-talked about “radical phase”. Two weeks ago […]

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Press Statement in response to the 2015/2016 Budget

AUSTERITY BY STEALTH The United Front is deeply angered by the tabling of one of post-apartheid’s most conservative budgets. This austerity budget is going to further constrain our already stagnating economy. The austerity medicine Nene has prescribed is more likely to kill the patient than create a speedy recovery.  Instead of increasing expenditure to ensure […]

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Cosatu’s Affiliates to hold a Media Briefing on the planned march by workers to Cosatu House

Cosatu’s Gauteng affiliated unions, namely South African Catering Commercial and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu); Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu); Democratic Nursing Union (Denosa); Communications Workers Union (CWU) South African State and Allied Workers Union (Sasawu) SA Football Players Union (Safpu); Public and Allied Workers Union (Pawusa); South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and National […]

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United Front to march to parliament to demand a People’s Budget

Numsa’s Deputy General Secretary KARL CLOETE and United Front’s Western Cape leader WAFAA ABDURAHMAN will lead a march to the chambers of class rule – South Africa’s parliament, tomorrow, Wednesday 25 February 2015, at 11am, Cape Town, Western Cape province. A throng of 5 000 marchers, drawn from the structures of the United Front member […]

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United Front response to Free State ANCYL March against TAC

The United Front has learnt with dismay that today (20th February 2015), the Free State structures of the ANC Youth League, the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS and the Men’s Sector of the Provincial AIDS Council will march to the provincial offices of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). This march will demand the […]

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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Towards a positive, safe and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships!  The National Reproductive Health month was proclaimed in February 2006 as an annual event. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is the concept of human rights applied to sexuality and reproduction.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines sexual health as a state […]

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Alternative State of The Nation (SONA) Delivered By Comrade Mazibuko Jara on The Behalf of The United Front – A Just and Corrupt South Africa is Possible

A JUST AND CORRUPTION-FREE SOUTH AFRICA IS POSSIBLE THE TRUE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY THE UNITED FRONT 11the February 2015, Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town Exactly 25 years ago today, rays of hope shone upon South Africa. A few blocks from this hotel, the late President Nelson Mandela addressed thousands of people at the […]

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Media invitation to the alternative State of the Nation address (SoNA) – Wednesday 11 February 2015 – Townhouse Hotel – Cape Town

REMINDER!!! REMINDER!!! REMINDER!! United Front’s national secretary Mazibuko Jara, joined by National Working Committee (NWC) members ZACKIE ACHMAT; BRIAN ASHLEY; and Numsa’s Deputy General Secretary KARL CLOETE, will present an Alternative State of the Nation Address (SoNA), on Wednesday 11 February 2015, Townhouse Hotel, 60 Corporation Street, Cape Town, Western Cape province. The Alternative State […]

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