https://www.iol.co.za/news/opinion/expedite-integration-to-secure-africas-future-a9ddded5-029a-4d51-9eb3-6c9eb1e5a145?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1653465534 With the exception of the contention in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado region and the discontinuous to general political struggle in Lesotho, Eswatini and Zimbabwe, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is, generally, stable.
Source: https://twitter.com/MbalikaMthethwa/status/1528907798578339845?t=9QBgmjyqj0l4ucIRv3JdUg&s=19 President Cyril Ramaphosa who has received several endorsements to stand for ANC presidency again in December, might be in for a hard time as another group which will determine his presidency threatens to withhold their vote. Workers affiliated to National Union of Mineworkers have threatened to vote against President Ramaphosa in the December ANC elective conference should he fail to resolve wage dispute between mine workers and the employer.
https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2022-05-25-chaos-erupts-at-saftu-congress-as-irvin-jim-threatens-court-action-against-vavi-faction/?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1653482522-1 Public Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) general secretary Irvin Jim has undermined the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) that should four suspended public office conveyors not be permitted to represent political decision, Numsa will blacklist the gathering in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni, and possibly split away from Saftu.
Topic: Look what has been happening in Pretoria Union Building last night. The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African Government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. Many people when they have some grievances that are failing to be unreasonable, they turn to Union Building and protest there, trying to get president's attention.
Nehawu rejects Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's intention to classify home affairs as a security dept. Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's plan to categorize the home affairs department as a security department has been rejected by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union. Allowing for weekend work was suggested by Motsoaledi.
The beef between Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Sibanye Stillwater seems to have taken a new twist. Sibanye hit back on Friday after Mantashe hinted in parliament on Thursday that he could cancel the company’s mining rights in response to the two-month strike. Spokesperson James Wellsted told Business Times on Friday that Mantashe’s comments were “perplexing”.
https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2022-05-24-vote-on-suspended-office-bearers-will-settle-vavi-vs-jim-tussle-in-tense-saftu-congress/?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1653393578-1 The SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) congress assembling at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg will on Tuesday morning vote on whether four suspended public office conveyors should be reestablished. The choice to expose the prickly make a difference to a vote came following a the entire day impasse on Monday with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) and SA Policing Union (Sapu) in one corner requiring their restoration, while the Food and Allied Workers' Union (Fawu) and Democratic Transport Logistics and Allied Workers' Union (Detawu) were laying down the law.
Mbhazima Shilowa, a former ANC member and Gauteng premier, claims that the party as a whole is to blame for the current state of affairs. Shilowa said that corruption is widespread and that the business sector, auditing firms, and politicians all play a role in it when speaking at the South African Federation of Trade Unions. Yet he went on to say that President Cyril Ramaphosa's new government is no better when it comes to corruption than President Jacob Zuma's was. "Because it continues under Ramaphosa, corruption
By Nhlanhla Maseko Some celebrities are lucky as the come from families that are rich and known throughout the world. Mzansi's celebrity being DBN Gogo is one of those. DBN Gogo with the real name Mandisa Radebe is a South African media personality known for being a DJ who has not been in the entertainment industry for long.
Eskom CEO faced Censure for the continuous blackouts in areas where a majority of black people live.
As it stands Eskom & the embattled CEO, Andre de Ruyter, have faced criticism from energy experts and the public for the continous blackouts especially in areas where a majority of black people live. This has now been termed "Energy Apartheid". On the other hand The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa has taken a swipe at Eskom & its embattled CEO, Andre de Ruyter.
After so many stumping blocks, preventing the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) elective conference to go on, with the serious tension between Zwelinzima Vavi and Irvin Jim, the conference had managed to elect the new leadership. The whole trade union federation was torn between Zwelinzima Vavi and Irvin Jim.
Former Gauteng premier and ex-ANC member Mbhazima Shilowa has taken aim at the African National Congress, claiming that the party as a whole is the true issue in South Africa. Speaking at the South African Federation of Trade Unions, Shilowa said that corruption is rampant and that the business sector, auditing firms, and politicians are all complicit in it, as the State Capture Corruption investigation has proven.
A former ANC member and former Gauteng premier, Mbhazima Shilowa has said that the party as a whole is the root of the problem. There is widespread corruption in South Africa, and it is being assisted by the commercial sector, auditing firms as well as politicians, according to Shilowa of the South African Federation Trade Unions. Further, he argued that the idea that only Zuma was assisting corruption is incorrect, as it is still occurring under the new administration of president Cyril Ramaphosa. "Because
https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/18/nehawu-heads-to-court-to-have-unisa-s-dismissal-of-5-employees-declared-unlawful?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) said that it was moving toward the courts to have the excusal of five representatives at the University of South Africa (Unisa), who are likewise the association's shop stewards, announced unlawful.
Minister Aaron Motswaledi wants Home Affairs declared security department in order to open Saturdays
Every South African knows the difficulty of dealing with the department of home affairs. The queues are long and the service is extremely slow. For many years the department of home affairs has been the same. Even in the fourth industrial revolution, home affairs still uses forms that people continue to fill wrongly and are returned back again and again.
The final decision on whether to expand one of the world's largest coal mines in South Africa will come at the end of the month, just weeks before the country's biggest union was due to make a decision on the proposal. The Labour Court was set to rule on the merits of an application by the mineworkers' union, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), to hold a strike vote on the expansion of the KZN Coal Alliance's Newca Colliery in the Eastern Cape.
Source:https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/03/after-the-boos-ramaphosa-admits-anc-is-losing-workers-trust Source: https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/03/after-the-boos-ramaphosa-admits-anc-is-losing-workers-trust Cyril Ramaphosa spilled the beans on the ANC's current position. President Cyril Ramaphosa recognized growing public dissatisfaction with South Africa's administration and foundations on Tuesday, two days after diggers booed and drove him from a May Day celebration event.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/18/nehawu-warns-that-planned-strike-at-sars-will-affect-services?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter OHANNESBURG - The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) said that it couldn't say with assurance how long its arranged strike would endure at the South African Revenue Service (Sars) yet it has cautioned that administrations will be genuinely impacted.
The National Federation of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) has warned Tshwane that if its requests for a transportation allowance are not met, its members will go on strike again. Numsa issued the threat after protesting to city hall in Tshwane on Friday, requesting that the city intervene to ensure that workers at Tshwane Rapid Transit, Tshwane Affected Investment Operation, and Xtremetec Management receive transportation allowance.
There may be disruptions with the milk supplies if the current strike by Clover workers is protracted. The General Industries Workers Union of South Africa(GIWUSA)reports“more than 2000 workers had a tooled down and left.”Clover expects members of the Food and Allied Workers Union(FAWU)to support the strike at the factories and plants on Tuesday.