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Patrick Bhekumuzi Msibi; 15 March 1965 – September 2013

In the past weeks, the nation woke up to the sad news of the passing of former Numsa deputy general secretary Bheki Patrick (Magagula) Msibi. Cde Bheki was born on the 15th March 1965 in Dube, Soweto, Johannesburg. He attended his primary school in Piet Retief and then went to Swaziland where he completed his […]

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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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Numsa spreads wings into the continent

Numsa spreads wings into the continent By Skhumbuzo Phakathi Following the central committee resolution to twin Numsa regions with neighbouring countries, work has started in earnest. The Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Free State have already started their work with their respective countries, namely Namibia, Kenya, Swaziland, Mozambique and Lesotho respectively. The challenges […]

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Labour keeps up pressure for democracy in Swaziland

Despite demobilization efforts of the Swaziland government, labour together with student bodies and civil society in the country pushed on with calls for multiparty democratic elections during the Global Week of Action on Swaziland, 3 to 7 September. “We appreciate the messages of support from organizations globally and those that have come to be with […]

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Solidarity with neighbours

Following the decision by the Numsa central committee to link our regions with neighbouring countries, our regions are gearing up to take up the challenge. The Mpumalanga region has started its work with Swaziland. KwaZulu-Natal has identified and developed a process towards working with our counterparts in Mozambique, Sintime, while the Northern Cape/Free State is […]

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World Federation Of Trade Unions

Ladies and gentlemen, Also this year, the Annual Conference of the ILO is taking place under conditions of deep crisis of the capitalist system. A deep crisis affecting all levels of all fields: the economy, the political, the cultural life, the environment. The European Union is in deep crisis. Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Ireland, Belgium […]

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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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Numsa President’s Opening Address To 9th National Congress Of The National Union Of Metalworkers of South Africa Held In Chief Albert Luthuli Interntional Conference Centre In Durban On 04-08 June 2012.

National Office Bearers, All the 9th National Congress delegates, Leaders of the Alliance formations in attendance, International representatives of International Metalworkers Federation, International Representatives of ICEM, International representatives of World Federation of Trade Unions Invited guests, Comrades and friends, Please accept our revolutionary greetings as the National Office Bearers in this 9th National Congress. Twenty […]

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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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King Mswati the most hated monarch in the world by pro-democracy and progressive forces!

TODAY, April 12, 2012, marks the atrocious and vindictive suppression of the will of the people in Swaziland by the then Swaziland’s autocratic ruler King Sobhuza and which continues today under his hereditary son and heir to the throne King Mswati kaSobhuza. This day has became customary for the progressive forces of the world, particularly […]

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