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Numsa metalworkers are on indefinite strike action! – as Nehawu demands...

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Hundreds of Numsa metalworkers’ union members at the Impala Platinum Mine in Freedom Park near Rustenburg are on indefinite strike against exploitation by three...

Benefit for International Youth Conference is a huge success

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A great night was had by all at the Young Socialists Benefit Concert in North Kensington, west London on Saturday night. It was held at...

‘We will resist until every inch of Palestine is free!’ –...

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OVER 15,000 workers and youth demonstrated in London on Saturday to mark the 74th anniversary of Nakba Day, marching from BBC Broadcasting House near...

ENTRANCES TO UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ARE BLOCKED! – after five...

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Entrances leading up to the Unisa (University of South Africa) main campus in Muckleneuk, Pretoria are cordoned off with trees and vehicles this week,...

SA President Ramaphosa forced to flee on May Day!

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IN A HIGHLY significant development, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to abandon his May Day speech and flee for his life in...

NUMSA prepares Easter bus strike in SA

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Employers in bus wage talks in South Africa claim that the trade union’s wage demands are ‘unaffordable’, setting the stage for a strike struggle...

SA Clover Strike Now 100 Days

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Tensions are rising after negotiations have failed to progress in the three-month-long Clover strike. The strike began at the branded foods and beverages group on...

Clover Workers Escalate Strike Action!

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THE STRIKE at South African dairy giant Clover, that started on 22 November last year, has brought together unions, political parties, civic organisations and...

Clover workers strike in SA since November 22

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The General Industries Workers Union of SA (Giwusa) has lambasted Clover, claiming that the massive South African dairy producer is lining its pockets at...

Israel Guilty Of Apartheid Crime!

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ISRAEL is carrying out ‘the crime of apartheid against Palestinians’ and must be held accountable for treating them as ‘an inferior racial group’, Amnesty...

‘The ANC is in a mess’ – Zingiswa Losi COSATU President

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‘THE ANC NEC lekgotla was the opportunity to address and correct the existential crises facing the nation, the state and the movement. The question...

Striking Clover Workers Demand Halt Wage Cuts And Sackings

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STRIKING Clover workers marched in Johannesburg last Thursday demanding that the company halt retrenchments and wage cuts. The workers also picketed outside the Israel Trade...

100 Tories rebel over ‘Plan B’

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JOHNSON’S ‘Plan B’ measures to attempt to slow the advance of the new Omicron strain of coronavirus only passed in Parliament yesterday with the...

The Hague rules two top Israeli commanders cannot be sued for...

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FROM THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA DUTCH judges ruled on Tuesday that two top Israeli military commanders cannot be sued for killing a Palestinian family in the...

Covid measures reintroduced tomorrow – Javid under fire for not testing...

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TORY Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said face masks will be compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from tomorrow in response...

MakeAmazonPay – action in 20 countries!

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WORKING people across the world were leading a coalition taking action on Black Friday 26th November to build pressure on Amazon to improve its...

Overthrowing capitalism only way to eradicate Covid variants

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THE NEW variant strain of Covid-19, given the name Omicron by the World Health Organisation (WHO), burst onto the world scene last week although...

Novelist Sally Rooney wins massive support for boycotting Israel

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BEST-SELLING Irish novelist Sally Rooney has won massive support from fellow writers and artists for her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS)...

Amazon workers to strike in 20 countries this Friday

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On ‘Black Friday’ this week, a group of unions and grassroots organisations, known as the Make Amazon Pay Coalition, will stage coordinated protests and...

Fresh Attempt To Extradite Assange!

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THE US has launched a fresh attempt to have WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange extradited from Britain to face charges that could jail him for...

US Lawyers Launch Bid To Have Assange Extradited From The UK

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US LAWYERS yesterday launched a fresh attempt to have Julian Assange extradited from Britain, arguing that concerns about the WikiLeaks founder’s mental health should...

AFL-CIO leadership attempting to block resolution on boycotting Israel

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The national leadership of the largest labour federation in the USA is trying to stop one of its affiliates from debating and voting on...

BAN ASBESTOS IN WORKPLACES! – demand South African unions

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UNIONS in South Africa are urging the government to join and back a global call against asbestos use – and for a total ban,...

South African steel & engineering strike into 2nd week

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EMPLOYERS in the steel and engineering industry have upped their salary increase offer to striking workers affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of...

South Africa’s Steel Workers Take Indefinite Strike Action!

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SOUTH African workers – members of the Numsa trade union in the steel and engineering sectors have embarked on an indefinite strike – recalling...

‘Isolate Swaziland’s Monarchy’ – Cosatu

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COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) has vowed to ask the African National Congress (ANC) government to isolate the Eswatini (Swaziland) monarchy...

Numsa Organiser Mdazo Assassinated In Broad Daylight

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MINEWORKERS who have been newly recruited to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa attended a meeting at Impala Platinum’s shaft 9 in...

‘Marikana massacre demonstrated the class character of the ANC’ says South...

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‘WILL VICTIMS of Marikana ever get justice under the ANC (African National Congress) government?’ asked the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on...

NUMSA threatens ‘mother of all strikes’ for 8% pay increase

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A DISPUTE over salary increases for workers in South Africa’s steel and engineering industry has been called by the National Union of Metalworkers of...

Seven African states condemn AU granting Israel observer status

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SEVEN African Arab states have rejected a recent decision by the African Union (AU) Commission to grant the Israeli regime an observer status at...

The US will repeat the mistakes of Afghanistan!

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AN inspector general appointed by the US Congress to examine the war in Afghanistan has listed Washington’s failures in the 20 years of war...

Zimbabwe’s doctors and nurses new strike ban

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DOCTORS and nurses working in Zimbabwe’s public health institutions will no longer be allowed to go on strike for an uninterrupted period spanning more...

Continuing uprising in South Africa driven by poverty & mass...

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SAFTU (South African Federation of Trade Unions) has acknowledged mass unemployment and poverty precipitated the continuing uprising in the country. In a statement last Friday,...

South African workers must bring down the ANC and take the...

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SOUTH Africa has erupted with the announcement yesterday that the ANC government plans to deploy 25,000 troops after days of violent uprising by workers...

SAFTU remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy

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The South African Federations of Trade Unions (SAFTU) remembers the struggle for freedom and democracy by the militant youth of the 1970s. These martyrs, had...

South Africa introducing private energy producers! Cost-cutting will increase the price...

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THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) spokesperson Trevor Shaku came out guns blazing and has charged that the Eskom energy production crisis...

Nigeria Democracy Day protests demand Buhari Must Go

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NIGERIANS on Saturday staged protests and rallies throughout the country to mark the second anniversary of the declaration of June 12 as ‘Democracy Day’...

‘UPROOT VIRUS OF OCCUPATION–SANCTIONS NOW!’ – urges the Palestinian Ambassador Husam...

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‘IT IS TIME to get serious. It is time to go all the way and uproot the virus of occupation. We demand sanctions on...

Eskom ‘declaration of war will be met head-on’ says NUM while...

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A NATIONAL pay strike is looming at Eskom, after management at South Africa’s massive national power utility issued a ‘declaration of war’ to the...

Iran, Russia and China congratulate Assad on election victory! while Germany...

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IN SEPARATE messages, Iran, Russia and China congratulate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for achieving a landslide victory in the 2021 presidential race. Iran, Russia and...

Celebrating 58th Africa Day – Africa must unite to fight Covid...

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COSATU Africa Day Statement May 25, 2021 THE Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) joins millions of Africans on the continent, and in the...

Teachers’ leader Courtney calls for General Strike for Palestine!

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LABOUR MP for Hayes and Harlington John McDonnell said: ‘Netanyahu must be imprisoned for war crimes. The campaign for disinvestment in Israel must be...

250,000 UK Workers And Youth March For Liberation Of Palestine

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A QUARTER of a million, mainly young people, marched from Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park in London on Saturday afternoon, demanding trade union action...

Syria rebuilds Aleppo Eye Surgery Hospital – and completes preparations for...

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SYRIA’S Minister of Health, Dr Hassan al-Ghobash, inaugurated the rebuilt General Authority of Aleppo Eye Surgery Hospital on Monday. The hospital, which was destroyed by...

I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem! We will not...

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‘I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the state of Palestine, and from besieged and heroic Gaza, and from...