Frans Baleni

 
New NUM leaders 'have a mountain to climb'
New NUM leaders 'have a mountain to climb'
Frans Baleni and Thsimane Montoedi have been booted out from their positions as general secretary and deputy general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers, a...
NUM: Platinum workers dissatisfied with wage agreement
NUM: Platinum workers dissatisfied with wage agreement
Platinum workers are dissatisfied with the wage agreement that ended the five-month strike within the sector, the National Union of Mineworkers...
NUM pleads for end to platinum strike
NUM pleads for end to platinum strike
Parties involved in the platinum sector wage dispute must resolve the fall-out speedily in the interest of workers, mining communities, and the...
Strike at Northam Platinum may lead to job losses
Strike at Northam Platinum may lead to job losses
Northam Platinum, owner of the world’s deepest mine for the metal, may be forced to cut jobs after losing more than R200-million during...
Baleni denies planting Vavi's rape accuser
Baleni denies planting Vavi's rape accuser
Addressing a press briefing on Monday following NUM’s national executive committee meeting at the weekend, Baleni said claims made...
Cosatu face-off: Frans Baleni versus Irvin Jim
Cosatu face-off: Frans Baleni versus Irvin Jim
The purported investigation into Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has not only affected the federation’s top leadership, it has...
Motlanthe: 'Journey towards Aids-free world has begun'
Motlanthe: 'Journey towards Aids-free world has begun'
South Africa has made significant progress in combating HIV/Aids, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said in Potchefstroom on Saturday.
NUM stands fast on shifting ground
NUM stands fast on shifting ground
Although Frans Baleni did not lash out at a new breed of worker lacking "class consciousness", it is safe to say that there are things to...
Strike until NUM leaders step down, Malema tells SA's miners
Strike until NUM leaders step down, Malema tells SA's miners
"There must be a national strike at all the mines until [the general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers ] Frans Baleni  and the...
NUM plans disciplinary action over Baleni salary leak
NUM plans disciplinary action over Baleni salary leak
National Union of Mineworkers is investigating the source of leaks to the Mail & Guardian, which revealed the R1.4-million salary of...
Uproar over unionist's huge salary hike just 'a campaign'
Uproar over unionist's huge salary hike just 'a campaign'
National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) general secretary Frans Baleni has come under fire for a whopping R40 000 increase in his salary, taking...
Gloves off as union heads for elections
Gloves off as union heads for elections
With two weeks to go before the elective congress of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the two factions contesting for top positions are at...

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