NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Articles tagged as KARL CLOETE

Numsa goes back to its members for a mandate

On Saturday 19 October 2013, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will hold 52 Local Shopsteward Councils (LSSCs) throughout the country. The aim of the LSSCs is to collate views of members on the issues on the agenda of the union’s extraordinary Special National Congress scheduled for 13 to 16 December at […]

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Remembering Commander Hani

Twenty years after his cowardly assassination, this is how I remember Commander Chris Hani, writes Karl Cloete, Numsa’s deputy general secretary. On the SACP and the ANC “This was unique for a liberation movement to develop those close relations between a nationalist movement, basically, and a working class organisation. I think this history should be […]

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Numsa NEC press conference, Sunday 26 May 2013, 11h00

REMINDER: NUMSA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) PRESS CONFERENCE THIS COMING SUNDAY 26 MAY 2013, 11H00AM, 29 IMPALA RD, SANDTON Sunday 26 May 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held its ordinary and scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Wednesday 22 May 2013 –ended- yesterday Friday 24 May 2013, Birchwood Hotel […]

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NUMSA welcomes SACP discussion document

NUMSA initial response on the SACP's discussion document: "LET’S NOT MONUMENTALISE THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN” The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes and welcomes the release the South African Communist Party’s (SACP) discussion Document titled: “Let’s not monumentalise the National Development Plan”. As Numsa we have […]

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Open letter to ANC deputy Secretary General Comrade Jessie Duarte

Dear comrade Jessie, ANC Deputy Secretary General Your recent article attacking Numsa for its stance against the National Development Plan bears reference. Set out below, please find a response thereto. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) still subscribes to the National Democratic Revolution as the shortest route to Socialism and nowhere else. […]

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Media invited to attend Numsa Press Conference

Reminder: Numsa Central Committee (CC) Press Conference 07 March 2013 The National Office Bearers (NOBs) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), namely General Secretary IRVIN JIM, President CEDRIC GINA, Deputy General Secretary KARL CLOETE, National Treasurer MPHUMZI MAQUNGO, 1st Deputy President ANDREW CHIRWA and 2nd Deputy President CHRISTINE OLIVIER, will address members […]

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Numsa press conference 24 February 2013 on High Court application and Medupi strike

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim to address members of the media – Sunday 24 February 2013, Numsa Head Office, Newtown, Johannesburg 23 February 2013 In the next 48-hours, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will go to the High Court on an urgent basis for an order that declares lawful the 18-hour […]

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Numsa leaders to picket outside Gallagher Convention Centre during Nersa public hearing on Eskom’s application to Nersa for increased Electricity tariffs

Numsa leaders to picket outside gallagger Convention Centre during Nersa public hearing on Eskom's application to Nersa for increased Electricity tariffs The National Office Bearers of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) – President CEDRIC GINA, General Secretary IRVIN JIM, Deputy General Secretary KARL CLOETE, 2ND Deputy President CHRISTINE OLIVIER and National […]

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The road to Mangaung

The road to Mangaung The case for President Jacob Zuma’s second term as ANC president By Cedric Gina Numsa discussed the matter of leadership of the ANC at the national congress in Durban and decided that there must be both continuity and change and that Cosatu needs to pronounce on that continuity and change in […]

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Zwelinzima Vavi speech to the Numsa National congress

Zwelinzima Vavi speech to the Numsa National congress The following is an extract from the speech given by Zwelinzima Vavi to the Numsa national congress in Durban in June this year. A full version of the speech is available at www.numsa.org.za It appears to me that the reason for the “death of consciousness” is capitalist […]

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