NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Numsa youth meet ANCYL, YCL and Cosas

The Numsa youth forum in Ekurhuleni met the ANC Youth League, the Young Communist League and the Congress of South African Students on November 23 and 24 last year. The forum agreed to hold regular meetings to formulate and implement a Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) programme. Cosas asked the union to help them build structures […]

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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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Reflection on the Cosatu congress

Reflection on the Cosatu congress By Irvin Jim Colonialism of a special type South African capitalism has flourished and grown on the back of the exploitation of black and African labour; it serves, and is owned and controlled by, a tiny white population. This was the case in 1910; it became the case in 1948 […]

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Numsa’s 9th national congress

Introduction: The Numsa national office-bearers (NOBs), elected by the Numsa 9th national congress, convened their first strategic planning session from July 29 to August 1 this year to consider the outcomes of the national congress. The Numsa Central Committee, held from August 27 to August 31 this year. endorsed the outcomes of the Numsa NOBs’ […]

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ANC Electoral Commission Press statement, 13 December 2012

ANC ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS STATEMENT, 13 DECEMBER 2012 LUTHULI HOUSE The ANC Electoral Commission was appointed by the National Executive Committee of the ANC and took office on 16 October 2012. The mandate of the Electoral Commission (EC) is to oversee the election of the leadership of the ANC and to ensure that it is […]

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Buti Manamela criticises FYL

Buti Manamela criticises FYL By Edward Rababalela There was a battle of ideas during the Numsa youth forum (NYF) conference at the Lakeside Hotel in Benoni on October 12-14 2012 The guest speakers were the leader of the Young Communist League of South Africa-Ufasimba (YCL-SA), Buti Manamela, and ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola. […]

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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 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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President Cedric Gina’s Opening Address to Numsa Central Committee held in Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre on 27 August 2012.

National Office Bearers, Central Committee delegates, Local Chairpersons of our locals, Officials present here, Invited guests, Comrades and friends, It is my privilege to greet you this morning on behalf of the National Office Bearers. This is our first Central Committee after our successful 9th National Congress that took place in Durban from 04-08 June […]

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Numsa National Executive Committee (NEC) Statement.

A. The October 2011 NEC 1. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) held a highly successful National Executive Committee (NEC) over the weekend of the 28 -until- 30 October 2011. The NEC was preceded by a two day Numsa National Jobs Summit. 2. The NEC received and discussed a comprehensive political report […]

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