Category: Affiliates Statement

NEHAWU LEADERSHIP TO VISIT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING TO ASSESS THEIR STATE OF READINESS FOR REOPENING FOR THE 2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

The National Office Bearers (NOB’s) of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) will visit institutions of higher learning including Universities, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Community Education and Training (CET) Colleges to assess their state of readiness for the reopening for the 2021 academic calendar. Reports from our structures […]

The budget Speech meant more retrenchments and no economic recovery plan

Communication Workers Union (CWU) acknowledges the fact that the 2021 Budget Speech was delivered under difficult economic conditions here and around the world in the recent times. The Coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on our economy that led to massive job reductions. According to the reports, the South African unemployment rate jumped to […]

POPCRU taken aback by continuous police killings

 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is distraught over continuous reports of police killings that have been on the rise in our country, with the latest victims being two police officers who sustained gunshot wounds to their heads while doing a routine Crime Prevention duties in the early hours of this morning in […]

NUM NEC MEDIA STATEMENT

.             INTRODUCTION The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) met virtually in respect of the protocols of the Covid-19 regulations. The NEC meeting was held from the 25th to 26th February 2021. This is its first meeting in 2021 and had numerous challenges to mull over in charting the way […]

NEHAWU STATEMENT ON THE 2021 BUDGET SPEECH

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) notes the tabling of the 2021 Appropriation Bill, 2021 Special Appropriation Bill, 2021 Division of Revenue Bill, Budget Review, and the Estimates of National Expenditure by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, in Parliament today. Once again, NEHAWU reiterates its rejection of government’s Neoliberal Economic Reconstruction […]

SADTU IN FREE STATE CONGRATULATES MATRICULANTS OF 2020

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union in Free State congratulates the matric class of 2020 for their sterling performance in the 2020 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. The Free State province has once again demonstrated the commitment of learners, parents, departmental officials, support staff and most importantly, the teachers by achieving 85.1%. This absolute achievement […]

SADTU STATEMENT ON THE 2020 NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (MATRIC) RESULTS

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) welcomes the 2020 National Senior Certificate (Matric) results.  The decline in the pass rate, compared to the 2019’s 81,3%, does not come as a surprise following the disruptions experienced in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Class deserves our outmost praise for enduring the most challenging […]

NUM SUPPORT ANY INITIATIVE AIMED AT RETRIEVING A CONTAINER TRAPPED WITH THREE MINEWORKERS UNDERGROUND AT LILY MINE SINCE FEBRUARY 2016

 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will support any initiative or a process aimed at retrieving a container trapped with three mineworkers underground since February 2016 at the Lily Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga.  The container was trapped with three workers Pretty Nkambule, Yvonne Mnisi, and Solomon Nyerende.  The NUM has never lost any hope that […]

DENOSA Eastern Cape response to the firing of the MEC of Health!

 DENOSA in the Eastern Cape is welcoming the decision taken by Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, to relieve the embattled MEC Of Health, Sindiswa Gomba, of her duties from the department.   DENOSA has been following with great concern the allegations of corruption and fraud leveled against the MEC and other mishaps. On 22 April 2020, DENOSA called […]

NEHAWU WORRIED ABOUT THE STATE OF READINESS OF TVET AND CET FOR THE REOPENING

The National Education, Health and Allied workers’ Union (NEHAWU) is not satisfied by the state of readiness of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges and Community Education and Training (CET) for the reopening for the 2021 academic calendar. Following the announcement by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande that […]

SADTU wants a stimulus package for education

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the biggest union in the education and public sector, notes the State of the Nation Address delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night (11 February 2021).  We welcome the attempts and commitment of government to deal with the pandemic more robustly; we urge them to be more transparent […]