NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Speeches

Launch of the Numsa NEDCOM – 12-13 February 2013

LAUNCH OF THE NUMSA NEDCOM – 12-13 FEBRUARY 2013 PRESENTATION OF THE NUMSA DGS 12 FEBRUARY 2013 VMCC Introduction: Antonio Gramsci in his work “The development of the revolution” of 1919 makes three critical observations; a) Only the working class can save human society from the abyss of barbarity and economic collapse towards which it […]

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NUMSA President’s opening address to the Numsa National Executive Committee held at Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre on 5 – 6 December 2012.

National Office Bearers, Members of the National Executive Committee, Invited officials of NUMSA,   Comrades and friends, Please allow me to greet you this morning in this last constitutional meeting in 2012. This has been a very busy year for the union, COSATU and the broader Alliance formations. At the onset, I must thank the […]

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Numsa DGS’ input to the National Motor Shopstewards Council(NSSC)

13 NOVEMBER 2012, BIRCHWOOD HOTEL, BOKSBURG, EKHURULENI Introduction: On behalf of the National Office Bearers we wish to extend revolutionary greetings to this important meeting of our cadres, activists and leadership in the Motor Sector of the South African Economy. In this important meeting we wish to address the following matters, hoping that it shall […]

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NUMSA 29 – 30 OCTBER 2012 NEC STATEMENT

1st November, 2012 Johannesburg “The South African capitalist state did not emerge as a result of an internal popular anti-feudal revolution. It was imposed from above and from without. From its birth through to the present, South African capitalism has depended heavily on the imperialist centres. Capital from Europe financed the opening of the mines. […]

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Comrade Mtutuzeli Tom’s Memorial Lecture delivered by the President of NUMSA, Cde Cedric Sabelo Gina

Cde Mtutuzeli Tom is the son of Mpongo Village who was born on 07 September 1959. He lived an exemplary life of selflessness and sacrifice that we are here to celebrate and take a leaf from! In his final farewell in 2010, I explained its extra-ordinary nature. I said he was special, and I repeat […]

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Numsa Youth Forum – National Conference Declaration

Preface: “In our country – more than in any other part of the oppressed world – it is inconceivable for the liberation to have a meaning without a return of the wealth of land to the people as a whole. It is therefore a fundamental feature of our strategy that victory must embrace more than […]

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Opening adress to the NUMSA National Youth Forum Conference [NUMSAYF] – By the NUMSA 1st deputy President – Andrew Chirwa

The Leadership of the Youth Forum The leadership coming from Regions and Locals of our Union The Regional Secretaries present The Regional Youth Coordinators Numsa Officials, and; All our guest present here today On behalf of the Numsa National Office Bearers (NOB’s) receive herewith my warm and humble revolutionary greetings. It is always an important […]

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Motivations For a Socially-Owned Renewable Energy Sector:

Introduction: Like everyone else let me start by thanking the organisers of this roundtable for bringing us together to discuss challenges that arise as a result of existing and dominant energy systems. Let me also say upfront, that as energy prices go through the rooftop, as energy poverty/inequality continue to persist, as communities and a […]

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Numsa President Speech in New York

Cedric Gina NUMSA President Friends, comrades Brothers and sisters; Let me first thank organisers of this global trade union roundtable for bringing us together to discuss one of the critical issues facing human civilisation presently; the issue of The Climate Crisis and the Need for an Energy Transition. The growing appetite for fossil fuels, the […]

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Numsa Deputy General Secretay speech in New York.

Karl Cloete NUMSA Deputy General-Secretary Thanks Cde. Facilitators and thank you Cde. Fito for your introductory comments. Our starting point as NUMSA is that to effect an energy transition, we as the global union movement DO need a perspective to guide us as well as strategies to be utilised by the movement. While such a […]

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