NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Global capitalism is our greatest threat

Metalworkers should find time to reflect on the world we live in. We must consider the challenges confronting our struggle for a socialist South Africa and a socialist world. Global capitalism is our greatest threat. Never before in the history of humankind has one economic, political and social system so dominated the world. Capitalism is […]

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NUMSA fully backs Free the Five Cuban protest picket to the imperialist US Embassy.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) fully backs the protest march to the imperialist US Embassy against the unjust imprisonment of the Cuban Five and barbaric economic blockade or sanctions imposed on Socialist Cuba by the United States of America (USA). Our members will join their comrades from the Friends of Cuba […]

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Numsa remembers a revolutionary & intellectual paragon Jabulani Nobleman ‘Mzala’ Nxumalo.

TODAY, Wednesday 22 February 2012, marks the 21st anniversary of the tragic loss of one of the revered, admired, loved, outstanding and vociferous Marxist intellectual par excellence ever produced by the African National Congress (ANC) and South African Communist Party (SACP), Comrade Jabulani Nobleman ‘Mzala’ Nxumalo. Comrade Mzala, as he was affectionately known in the […]

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Numsa accepts Xstrata’s revised offer and calls off the four week strike action.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) representing the 4000 resolute, militant, resolute and agitated workers at Xstrata Alloys in Rusternburg, North-West, has been on a prolonged and protected strike action for full five-weeks fighting for a Living Wage and improved conditions of employment. The strike action has been taken place amidst high […]

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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 Ekurhuleni regional congress declaration.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) Ekurhuleni Region held a highly successful elective Regional Congress as from Saturday 21 April 2012 –until- Sunday 22 April 2012, at Bakerton Centre, Bakerton, Springs, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng province. 1. Growth of Numsa in Ekurhuleni Region The Regional Congress was attended by 443 voting delegates […]

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5 March 2011 – NUMSA DGS INPUT TO THE NUMSA KZN RSSC ON 5 MARCH 2011

NUMSA DGS INPUT TO THE Numsa Logo NEW NUMSA KWAZULU NATAL ENGINEERING RSSC HELD 5 MARCH 2011 Introduction: The Numsa 8th National Congress held in October 2008 resolved and declared that Numsa must become a much more militant, revolutionary and campaigning trade union. It is in this regard that our theme for 2011 speaks to […]

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Advance and Defend the National Democratic Revolution! COSATU Eastern Cape Provincial Shop Stewards Council 16 April 2011 Input By Comrade Irvin Jim Numsa General Secretary and COSATU CEC Member Leaders of the ANC Led Revolutionary Alliance Shopstewards from all the affiliates of Cosatu gathered today Invited guests Members of the media Allow me to start […]

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Numsa condemns the detention of e-tv journalists by the illegitimate Swaziland regime

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), the class and internationalist orientated union, condemns the impromptu arrest and subsequent detention of two seasoned and revered South African journalists from free-to-air channel ETV by the repressive, illegitimate and dictatorial King Mswati regime. The two South African journalists we were arrested at the Oshoek Border, […]

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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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