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Articles tagged as Swaziland

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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Beaten, arrested and deported …

At a press conference at the Numsa head office in Johannesburg, delegates from various organisations told how they were beaten, arrested and deported by Swazi police during Operation Siyaya eSwaziland. “Police called us illegal invaders, hell-bent on overthrowing the Swazi kingdom,” said Christine Olivier, Numsa’s second deputy president, after her release and deportation in September. […]

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Pudemo activist dies following Workers’ Day celebrations

The state of political affairs in Swaziland is best captured by the events which unfolded recently after a political activist, Sipho Jele, was arrested for wearing a t-shirt bearing a People’s United Democratic Movement (Pudemo) logo, at a May Day rally in Manzini. Two days after his arrest, the world was told of his death […]

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Understanding the history and origins of the current global economic meltdown

Spiralling oil and food prices are global problems. As such we should combine local struggles with international analysis so as to campaign against neo-liberalism says Numsa general secretary, Silumko Nondwangu. Cosatu, together with a range of forces and progressive movements in our country, has recently embarked on protest action against spiralling food and energy prices, […]

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FINAL REMINDER: COSATU / SDC PRESS CONFERENCE ON SWAZILAND

Urgent Press Alert: THE CRISIS IN SWAZILAND DEEPENS ; MASS CAMPAIGN OF DEFIANCE ESCALATED TO NEW HEIGHTS URGENT PRESS CONFERENCE CALLED BY COSATU/SDC  The leadership of the mass protests that rocked Swaziland last week give their side of the story on police brutality, the R2.4bn bailout, and plans to escalate the campaign for democracy.  Despite […]

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An Open letter to President Zuma on the Bail Out of the Swaziland Monarchy

An Open letter to President Zuma on the Bail Out of the Swaziland Monarchy 5 September 2011 Dear Comrade President Jacob Zuma, Despite the misgivings of very many people, the rumours that the South African Government were preparing to bail out the Swaziland Royal Regime have now been confirmed. News that an ANC Government, utilising […]

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Numsa National Executive Committee Press Statement 30 May – 1June 2011

NUMSA NEC PRESS STATEMENT VMCC, NEWTOWN JOHANNESBURG 1ST JUNE 2011 The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has been meeting from the 30th of May 2011 to the 1st of June 2011, at its Conference Centre in Johannesburg. The 30th of May was devoted to an NEC […]

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SWAZI PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BE HOODWINKED INTO THE DINNER TABLE BY THE UNELECTED KING MSWATI REGIME!

SWAZI PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BE HOODWINKED INTO THE DINNER TABLE BY THE UNELECTED KING MSWATI REGIME! 13 April 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) calls on the workers and the youth of Swaziland to remain steadfast and resolute until the illegitimate and unelected regime of King Mswati succumbs to popular demands […]

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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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FINAL REMINDER: NUMSA TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE

NUMSA TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE DECSIONS OF ITS NATIONAL BARGAINING CONFERENCE! 07 April 2011 IRVIN JIM, the General Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be addressing members of the media today Thursday 07 April 2011, NUMSA Head Office, 153 Corner Bree and Gerard Sekota Streets, Newtown, […]

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