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Cosatu ‘shop stewards for the Guptas’, says Numsa president

At a workers' summit held in Ekurhuleni on Saturday, at least 30 unions nationwide attended and discussed the need for a new trade union federation.

Numsa: There’s no good story to tell about SA’s poor

Numsa members at a national bargaining conference have heard that the lives of working class people in SA have not changed for the better since 1994.

Gatvol Numsa cuts ties with ANC

Cosatu's largest affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers' of South Africa, will not campaign for the ANC next year nor support them financially.

Ramaphosa must answer for ‘premeditated’ Marikana killings

A speaker at Numsa's special congress, Sakhela Buhlungu, says ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has to answer for the Marikana massacre.

Numsa pledges allegiance to Vavi

Numsa's president says the union will stand by suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who was "isolated by forces of darkness".

Cosatu not invited to Numsa special congress

Cosatu sent greetings to the Numsa special congress but stopped short of supporting the event after not being invited to address delegates.

Numsa president: Zuma benefited from Nkandla, he must resign

Numsa's newly elected president says the union should call for Jacob Zuma's resignation, adding the Nkandla saga was a blight on Madiba's legacy.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!