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 […]

SADTU STATEMENT ON THE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) notes and welcomes the Department of Basic Education’s decision to delay the opening of schools from the 27th of January and allow the learners on the 15th of February depending on the virus’ behavior during the two-week delay.  However, the SADTU does not agree with the call for […]

POPCRU mourns the passing of Cde Mario Masuku

The Police and Prison Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) has learned with sadness the passing of Comrade Mario Masuku, an  eSwatini internationalist intellectual and former leader of the People’s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO). Cde Masuku was born in October 1951 in the Southern part of eSwatini, and was an instrumental part of PUDEMO, which has been […]

COMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION MEMBERS AT SABC RESOLVE ON A STRIKE

Communication Workers Union (CWU) held its virtual mass meeting with their members at the SABC yesterday (Jan 11th, 2021), following the announcement of the Public Broadcaster to lays off 303 workers by the end of March 2021. The shedding of jobs at the SABC came as part of the newly   introduced turnaround strategy that is […]

NEHAWU MOURNS THE PASSING OF COMRADE MARIO MASUKU

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) mourns the passing of the founding President of the People’s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO), Comrade Mario Masuku. NEHAWU conveys deep and heartfelt condolences to the Masuku family, PUDEMO and the entire progressive movement of Swaziland. Cde Masuku dedicated his entire life to fighting against the oppression […]

DENOSA Limpopo statement on the severe shortage of nurses to deal with the resurgence in the province

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Limpopo notes the increasing numbers of COVID-19 new infections in the province, especially in Capricorn, and Vhembe districts.  We further take note of Limpopo Health Department’s efforts to strengthen capacity in the fight against the pandemic by establishing additional Covid-19 beds to accommodate many patients who […]

COSATU statement on the Cabinet’s additional measures to combat Covid-19

 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) notes the President’s announcement of an extension of alert level 3 restrictions and the introduction of additional measures to stem the flood of persons crossing the land borders to combat Covid-19.   The Federation welcomes the President’s to fill critical vacant health posts.  This is fundamental to easing […]

NUM CONGRATULATES ANC IN CELEBRATING 109TH ANNIVERSARY OF EXISTENCE

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) congratulates the African National Congress (ANC) in celebrating 109th years of existence.  The NUM can say with conviction that South Africa is, today, a better place to live in for the overwhelming majority. The NUM is confident that South Africans from all walks of life will celebrate the ANC’s […]