NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Hlanganani regional secretary

Jerry Tshinanne Morulane-was born on May 11 1963; passed his matric in 1984; and enrolled for a Bproc degree at the University of the North at the height of mass action across the country in the 1980s. He was detained for two days by the apartheid special branch after repeated protest actions at the institution. […]

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Address by SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande

When the South African Communist Party general secretary, Blade Nzimande, addressed the congress, he did not get a good welcome. Some delegates shouted “e-tolling” which disrupted the start of his address. Numsa president Cedric Gina had to intervene to remind delegates that the SACP was part of the march organised by Cosatu against labour brokers […]

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Post NUMSA 9th National Congress Press Statement

Post NUMSA 9th National Congress Press Statement VMC Centre, Johannesburg, 12th June 2012 Preface “The struggle for national democracy is also an expression of the class contradiction between the black and democratic forces on the one hand, and the monopoly capitalists on the other. The stranglehold of a small number of white monopoly capitalists over […]

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The Working Class taking responsibility for our revolution

Address to Numsa 9th National Congress Blade Nzimande, General Secretary, SACP Cde President Gina, the General Secretary Cde Jim and all the national office bearers of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), leadership of our Alliance Partners, international and other invited guests, and comrade delegates. The SACP wishes to thank you for […]

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Adress by ANC President Comrade President JG Zuma To The Congress Of The National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa In Durban 5 June 2012.

Programme Director, President of NUMSA, Comrade Cedric Gina, General Secretary, Comrade Irvin Jim, NUMSA National and Regional Office bearers, Comrades Delegates, Invited Guests, Comrades and friends, I bring revolutionary and fraternal greetings from the National Executive Committee of the ANC to this important congress of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa. We meet […]

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Preparing its cadres

Numsa’s political school met from August 16-18 2010 to assess the ANC’s progress in preparation for the ANC’s National General Council (NGC) from September 20-24 2010. Delegates to an extended Numsa Central Committee engaged with provocative speeches from the leaders of the tri-partite alliance. Commissions dealt in more detail with key areas of concern like […]

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2012 – The year of unity in diversity

Thousands of ANC members and supporters gathered at Vodacom Park Stadium, Mangaung, to celebrate 100 years of the movement, under the theme “2012 – the year of unity in diversity”. We were celebrating the existence of the oldest liberation movement in Africa. While celebrating, we are expected to look at the role which ANC has […]

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Letter from the president

In order to ensure South Africa’s independence, the party will press for the strengthening of the state sector of the economy, particularly in the fields of heavy industry, machine-tool building and fuel production. It will seek to place control of the vital sectors of the economy in the hands of the national demo¬cratic state, and […]

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Numsa and the struggle for gender equality

Numsa recently held a very big and successful national gender conference at the Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre on October 6-9 2011. The Numsa central committee, which was held in August 2011, took a decision that the union should convene a gender conference with the objective of charting a way forward on issues such as gender […]

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NUMSA President Cedric Gina’s Opening Address to the launch of NUMSA National Political Commission, Wednesday 22 February 2012, NUMSA Head Office, Newtown.

Dear National Office Bearers, Delegates to this important launch of NUMSA political school, Invited guests, Comrades and friends, Please allow me to greet you this morning. I wish to borrow from an eminent African revolutionary, Cde Amilcar Cabral. This is what he said many years ago. "…Learn from life, learn from our people; Learn from […]

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