Corona Virus (COVID-19): All you need to know

Let us fight the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19) together. As common practice, persons directly exposed to the virus are advised to undergo a process of self-quarantine for 14 days. We urge workers and all South Africans to regularly wash their hands for at least 20 seconds with an alcohol-based detergent, avoid unnecessary travel and […]

COSATU to Present Submission on Division of Revenue Amendment Bill to Parliament tomorrow

COSATU will present its response and proposals to Government’s Division of Revenue Bill (Supplementary Budget) to Parliament’s Standing and Select Committees on Appropriations (virtual platform) tomorrow. South Africa is facing its greatest economic crises in living memory.  Even before Covid-19 and the lockdown; the economy was in recession, with 40% unemployment, and collapsing SOEs and […]

COSATU NW Tribute to Mothibedi Gordon Kegakilwe

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West province has learned with sadness about the passing of Comrade Mothibedi Gordon Kegakilwe who died on Monday in the afternoon Comrade Gordon who was affectionately known as LeGordy was deployed as the MEC of Cooperative governance and traditional affairs in the North West province […]

COSATU mourns the death of NACTU Founding President Cde James Mdlalose

The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of workers in South Africa to mourn the death of veteran trade unionist and Founding President of the National Council of Trade Unions (NACTU) Comrade James Mdlalose who recently passed away. We send our heartfelt condolences to NACTU, his family, and his friends. Cde Mdlalose was […]

COSATU North West Gender Structure calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare gender-based violence and femicide a national disaster

The Congress of South African Trade Unions Gender Structure in the North West province is disgusted to learn of yet another brutal killing of women in our province and country.We are saddened by the brutal killing of yet another innocent, twenty-five-year-old female educator, Lesedi Cynthia Mokgosi by a forty-year-old suspect. This criminal suspect did not […]

COSATU mourns the death of veteran playwright Welcome Msomi

The Congress of South African Trade Unions mourns the passing of veteran Playwright Welcome Msomi. We send our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. He was a gifted writer and a trailblazer who was at home doing radio, theatre, and other mediums of entertainment. He will forever be known for writing and directing theatre […]

COSATU mourns the death of Mary Thwala

The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of people in South Africa to mourn the death of veteran actress and member of the Order of Ikhamanga Mam Mary Thwala. We send our heartfelt condolences to her family, colleagues, and friends. Mary Thwala was a formidable actress who contributed immensely to shaping the arts […]