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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Unions plan national shutdown in South Africa – amid worries we’re becoming ‘another Zimbabwe’

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) is organizing a nationwide strike to protest the growing cost of living and the ongoing energy crisis. SAFTU is the second-largest trade union confederation in the country, with an estimated 800,000 members. "We cannot allow our country to be on the verge of a failed state, as we have witnessed in Zimbabwe and other nations," Zwelinzima Vavi, general secretary of SAFTU, told the SABC.

  1 month ago ago
Unions plan national shutdown in South Africa – amid worries we’re becoming ‘another Zimbabwe’

POLITICS

Corruption Was Never A Zuma Problem" Ex-ANC Cde Shilowa Hits Out

Mbhazima Shilowa, who served as premier of Gauteng and was formerly a member of the ANC, has stated that the party as a whole is the source of the issue. According to Shilowa, a representative of the South African Federation of Trade Unions, there is systemic corruption in South Africa, which is aided in its growth by the commercial sector, auditing firms, and politicians alike.

  2 months ago ago
Corruption Was Never A Zuma Problem

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Basic Income Grant of R1500 Has Been Green Light, See Where Will The Money Be Taken From

The Basic income grant would be a welcomed relief for millions of South Africans and it looks like it might just be coming a reality sooner than later. eNCA reported that the grant has been given thumps up by the panel that was appointed by the Department of Social Development.

  7 months ago ago
Basic Income Grant of R1500 Has Been Green Light, See Where Will The Money Be Taken From

POLITICS

Zwelinzima Vavi set to be suspended by his own organization, he formed.

Zwelinzima Vavi spend much of his time as the general secretary of The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU). In 2015, Cosatu’s central executive committee (CEC) has fired Zwelinzima Vavi as the trade union federation’s general secretary. One source at the meeting indicated that the main reason for Vavi’s expulsion was his “failure to fulfill his duties as secretary”.

  4 months ago ago
Zwelinzima Vavi set to be suspended by his own organization, he formed.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

New Information Linked To The Basic Grant Report Has Been Revealed To The Public.

https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/basic-income-grant-report-demonstrates-a-deliberate-tendency-to-appeal-to-liberal-capitalists-says-saftu-40ef9416-a0da-4f89-aae0-cc73e1dc31fe?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1639504047 Johannesburg - The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says it invites the report created by the Expert (Panel) to investigate the "suitability and achievability" of presenting the essential pay award (BIG).

  7 months ago ago
New Information Linked To The Basic Grant Report Has Been Revealed To The Public.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Zwelinzima Vavi Has Released An Official Statement To The Public

https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/31/it-s-a-ticking-time-bomb-says-zwelinzima-vavi-about-the-high-cost-of-living?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Those were major areas of strength for the of Zwelinzima Vavi, the secretary-general of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), addressing Mandy Wiener on the mounting cost for many everyday items for South Africans. Petroleum will increment by a record R4 per liter on Wednesday, as most would consider to be normal to affect the expense of food and transport.

  2 months ago ago
Zwelinzima Vavi Has Released An Official Statement To The Public

POLITICS

"Corruption Was Never A Zuma Problem" Ex-ANC Cde Shilowa Hits Out

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.

  2 months ago ago

POLITICS

Stage now set for battle between Vavi Jim.

At the elective conference held in Ekurhuleni at the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre, from left to right are Saftu delegates Zwelinzima Vavi, Irvin Jim, and Saftu delegates Irvin Jim. The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) Elective Conference was conducted yesterday, May 25th, at the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni.

  2 months ago ago
Stage now set for battle between Vavi Jim.

POLITICS

Zwelinzima Vavi has been re-elected as General Secretary

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.

  2 months ago ago
Zwelinzima Vavi has been re-elected as General Secretary

HEALTH

Good news for Public workers after this happened

We plead with workers to vaccinate but are against it being mandatory - Saftu (msn.com) Work and Employment Minister Thulas Nxesi has affirmed that the National Economic Development and Labor Council (Nedlac) has prescribed to government that immunization orders ought to be executed at working environments and that a few scenes be simply available to inoculated people.

  8 months ago ago
Good news for Public workers after this happened

POLITICS

SAFTU calls on authorities to act on Zweli Mkhize’s R6m ‘kickback scandal’

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has said that it was not taken aback on the revelation that the previous Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize benefitted a kickback amounting to R5.9 million. Zweli Mkhize wearing a fit and tie© Provided with the aid of The South African

  5 months ago ago
SAFTU calls on authorities to act on Zweli Mkhize’s R6m ‘kickback scandal’

POLITICS

Saftu Has Entered The Second Day of Conference To Election

https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/24/saftu-enters-second-day-of-conference-to-elect-new-leadership?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - After a day of quarrels, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) enters its second day of the gathering to choose new initiative. Pressures between broad secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and the worker's guild league's biggest member National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) overwhelmed the day.

  2 months ago ago
Saftu Has Entered The Second Day of Conference To Election

POLITICS

Secretary-general takes aim at Cyril Ramaphosa claiming he got what deserved

The South African Federation of Trade Unions secretary-general Zwelinzima Vavi is saying that the disruption of president Cyril Ramaphosa address on Sunday was a powerful unity between the employees of the mine. The president was forced to abandon his address in Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Rustenburg after mine workers booed him and stormed the stage.

  3 months ago ago
Secretary-general takes aim at Cyril Ramaphosa claiming he got what deserved

HEALTH

"We will Vaccinate unvaccinated people at road blocks " says Premier

South Africa's Constitutional Court is set to be one of the fundamental bosses around introducing compulsory Covid-19 antibodies in South Africa, with a couple of social events proclaiming plans this week to advance toward the nation's culmination court for clearness. The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says it will pass on a mass mission to encourage workers to vaccinate, yet conflicts with the introduction of neutralizer orders at workplaces and various districts.

  7 months ago ago

POLITICS

Saftu Has Reportedly Given Zwelinzima Vavi A Letter Of Intent To Suspend Him.

[News] - Zwelinzima Vavi is facing re-appointment as Saftu General Secretary The trade union federation gave Vavi until the work was closed on Thursday to explain why he should not be suspended. The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has reportedly given its secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi a letter of intent to suspend him.

  4 months ago ago
Saftu Has Reportedly Given Zwelinzima Vavi A Letter Of Intent To Suspend Him.

POLITICS

Saftu wants to suspend Zwelinzima Vavi over alleged finance policy breach

Pretoria - The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has written a letter to its General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi with a letter of intention to suspend him. Vavi was handed the letter after a meeting of national office bearers was held on Monday. The letter addressed to Vavi, dated 15 March 2022, says in part that “there are quite a number of transgressions on your part that are tantamount to acts of misconduct and misbehaviour and warrants investigations and possible disciplinary action.”

  4 months ago ago
Saftu wants to suspend Zwelinzima Vavi over alleged finance policy breach

HEALTH

Bad news received by all workers, Read below

Labour and Employment Minister Thulas Nxesi has confirmed that the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) has endorsed to government that vaccine mandates ought to be carried out at places of work and that some venues be most effective on hand to vaccinated humans. The South African Federation of Trade Unions says even though it supports vaccination, it's far determined to fight for workers who have opted not to get the jab.

  8 months ago ago
Bad news received by all workers, Read below

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Covid-19 grant ending soon. Are the masses ready

Good news for South Africans. The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has welcomed the report by a panel on the feasibility of introducing a basic income grant. The discussion on introducing basic income grant has been on going to a while now and it could be happening soon.

  7 months ago ago
Covid-19 grant ending soon. Are the masses ready

HEALTH

"We will vaccinate unvaccinated humans then at street blocks "

South Africa's Constitutional Court is about to be one of the simple chiefs round offering compulsory Covid-19 antibodies in South Africa, with some gatherings asserting plans this week to transport closer to the country's summit courtroom docket for clearness. The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says it'll go away on a mass challenge to induce workers to immunize, but is going towards the presentation of antibody instructions at operating environments and one of a kind locales.

  7 months ago ago

JUSTICE

Saftu to intensify boycott Clover campaign

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says it means to escalate the blacklist Clover crusade in the midst of the proceeding with strike that has seen the organization prohibit striking laborers, refering to viciousness, annihilation of property and terrorizing. The strike has been proceeding for quite some time.

  6 months ago ago
Saftu to intensify boycott Clover campaign