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Workers on strike for union recognition at Toyota’s subsidiary

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa’s (Limusa) strike at Toyota Tsusho Africa in Durban, entered its fourth day on Monday. Limusa, an affiliate of the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu), said that the protected industrial action was as a result of the company’s refusal to grant the union organisational rights as […]

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Mpumalanga ANC distances itself from Ramaphosa rally

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – The Mpumalanga provincial leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday distanced itself from a text message announcing a rally in Mbombela expected to be addressed by party presidential hopeful, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa and former African Union Commission chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, are front runners in the race to lead the […]

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Aims for an ANC Presidential non-contest and the false doctrine of a third candidate as solution!

Is the ANC now legitimizing, para structures of ‘premier and chairpersons leagues’?     They say history repeats itself the first in a farce the second in tragedy. I thought of this observation as I hear some in this ANC 2017 elective season, pontificate a doctrine of working for a non-contested election, and others advocate […]

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Mabuyane elected Eastern Cape ANC chairman at troubled conference

 EAST LONDON, October 1 – Outgoing African National Congress Eastern Cape secretary Oscar Mabuyane has been elected provincial chairman at the ANC’s strife torn conference in East London this weekend. Following the voting at the conference held at the East London International Convention Centre, Mabuyane swept in with 931 votes against outgoing chairman Phumulo Masualle’s […]

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We are not interfering, says Cosatu president on national shutdown

DURBAN, September – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) was not interfering in the work of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) by taking to the streets to protest state capture, according to Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Speaking at Durban City Hall on Wednesday during the trade union federation’s national shutdown, Dlamini told well over […]