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Numsa denies ‘politicised’ workers are a threat to Eskom

Numsa's general secretary says the party's aim is to push the workers' interest in all sectors of society.

Numsa’s political party gets the go-ahead

The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party will drive the agenda of working-class South Africans, the union says

Electoral commission stalls Numsa’s political bid

The union says it will appeal the decision by the commission to reject its attempt to register a workers’ party

Numsa cornered by capital?

Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union, and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs

Vavi harassment complaint went ‘nowhere’

This latest allegation relates to incidents in late August and early September 2017 in which Vavi is said to have harassed and later groped a woman

Eskom tables new 4.7% wage hike offer to avert strike

Eskom had initially offered a 0% increase for the current year, while Numsa and the National Union of Mineworkers demanded a 15% hike

No pedal to the metal as bus strike rolls on

Drivers and unions are fighting for wages, the rights of dual drivers and the foot-to-the-pedal rule, which they call exploitative

Unions reject bus bosses’ ‘insulting’ offer, call for intensified strike action

In a statement issued by Numsa General Secretary Irvin Jim, the union said that the sector “insulted workers and commuters”

Vavi warns workers to avoid ‘butcher of the working class’ after budget

Vavi was critical of the budget speech presented by Minister Gigaba on and what it would mean for the next year under a Ramaphosa presidency.

Numsa condemns Eskom’s decision to reinstate Koko

Koko will resume duties as head of generation on Monday January 8.

Make joining Numsa’s new worker’s party your new year’s resolution – Jim

The Numsa general secretary called on those who "genuinely see themselves as communists" to swell into the ranks of the party.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history