NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Hamba Kahle Comrade Loius Makata!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) mourns the passing away of its Deputy Regional Chairperson in Hlanganani (encompasses Limpopo and North-West provinces), Comrade Louise Makata. Comrade Makata passed away last night, Tuesday 29 November 2011, after a long battle with cancer. Comrade Makata passes away amidst serious and titanic battles waged by […]

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NUMSA’s Response to the ANC discussion documents and to FW de Klerk’s Response to the ANC 2012 Discussion Documents

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

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Numsa’s statement on building the ANC

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has noted that the outcome of the NUMSA National Political Commission (NPC) appears to be rubbished by our leadership in the broader National Liberation Movement. A false political impression has been created as if NUMSA has no right to comment on the political and economic developments […]

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Why Popcru rejects the re-militarization of the police service

We, the members and employees of the South African Police Services (SAPS), correctional services and traffic services, recognise the civil and basic human rights of all people in South Africa including those employed by the correctional services and the traffic department. We recognise further that such basic human rights are fundamental rights worthy of enhancement […]

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There is no other weapon but organisation.

This December Cosatu will gather to celebrate 25 years of existence as an organization. In our 8th National Congress in 2003, we adopted the 2015 Programme called, “Consolidating Working Class Power for Quality Jobs- towards 2015”. This document must be a ‘Bible’ for all Cosatu members. It is important because it reveales everything about our […]

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Letter from the president

In order to ensure South Africa’s independence, the SACP 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 democratic state, and […]

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POLITICAL INPUT BY NUMSA DEPUTY GENERAL SECRETARY TO THE SADTU WESTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL CONGRESS – WHERE ARE WE IN THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION (

POLITICAL INPUT OF THE NUMSA DEPUTY GENERAL SECRETARY TO THE SADTU WESTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE – SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER 2011 – WHERE ARE WE IN THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION –  Preface:  I have chosen this theme for my input to the SADTU Western Cape Provincial Congress and wish to contextualize this theme against the background […]

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NUMSA message to Cde Jacob G Zuma on his 69th birthday!

NUMSA message to Cde Jacob G Zuma on his 69th birthday! 12 April 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) joins the people of South Africa and the liberation movement as a whole in wishing President Cde Jacob G Zuma well and good health on the occasion of his 69th birthday, today […]

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NUMSA DESPISES SOWETAN HEADLINE ‘ZUMA BLASTED BY VAVI’

NUMSA DESPISES SOWETAN HEADLINE! 06 April 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) despises the Sowetan headline story “Zuma blasted by Vavi”, which is contained in today’s edition of the newspaper. This headline is misleading and personifies juniorisation of the newsroom and embedded sensationalist profit driven headlines engulfing our country post-1994 democratic […]

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Let the people speak

Let the people speak:Workers and shop stewards have their say on the 1995 constitution, the national democratic revolution (NDR), leaders, the pain of transformation and circumcision. African crusadersWe accept the fact that the ANC is the country’s ruling party. But we are astonished that the same ANC is still not sure it is leading the […]

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