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SACP suspends former mayor linked to VBS bank scandal
SACP suspends former mayor linked to VBS bank scandal
Gilbert Kganyago, the former mayor of Limpopo's Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), was suspended as the South African Communist Party's (SACP)...
Maluti-a-Phofung awaits court decision on Eskom cuts
Maluti-a-Phofung awaits court decision on Eskom cuts
Highway Junction, a trucker’s resting area outside the central business district of Harrismith in Maluti-a-Phofung, is buzzing with its core...
‘We will not be pushed out of Cosatu’ – Samwu
‘We will not be pushed out of Cosatu’ – Samwu
The South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) has hit back at allegations levelled against the union by trade union federation Cosatu.
Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members
Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members
Some members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) intend challenging the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term...
Metsimaholo will be a measure of the ANC’s problems
Metsimaholo will be a measure of the ANC’s problems
The ANC’s woes in Metsimaholo in the Free State started in 2014, when 320 workers belonging to the South African Municipal Workers’ Union...
Letters to the editor: April 22 to 28 2016
Letters to the editor: April 22 to 28 2016
I’d like to respond to three problematic articles that have appeared in the Mail & Guardian. Kim Wale’s
Public sector unions on a carousel
Public sector unions on a carousel
In October last year members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) who had been expelled vowed to take back their municipal union...
Top union man's World Cup junket
Top union man's World Cup junket
An inexplicable trip to the World Cup finals in Brazil, swanky cars, massive pension fund lump-sum payments, fraudulent claims and enormous debts...
Samwu claims thousands of workers will take part in 'national strike'
Samwu claims thousands of workers will take part in 'national strike'
About 250 000 workers from 300 municipalities around the country are poised to down tools if last-ditch negotiations currently underway fail...
NDP forms basis of ANC manifesto, to Cosatu's discontent
NDP forms basis of ANC manifesto, to Cosatu's discontent
Jeff Radebe, deputy chairperson of the ANC, announced on Monday that the draft manifesto, which kick-started on the weekend, will focus on the...
Samwu 'disturbed by the continuous discrediting' of Vavi
Samwu 'disturbed by the continuous discrediting' of Vavi
"The South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) in the Eastern Cape is disturbed by the continuous discrediting of [Vavi] in the...
Samwu: Pikitup workers were singing - not striking
Samwu: Pikitup workers were singing - not striking
"There has been a misunderstanding on the side of management, who said the workers were on strike ... they held a meeting with the union and...

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