ANC, alliance jointly beg students to return to class

2016-10-16 22:12

The ANC's secretary general Gwede Mantashe, together with its alliance secretariat, have called for university students to go back to class.

Leon Louw: Minimum wages are ‘Cruel, Regressive and Oppressive’

2016-10-10 12:16

International comparisons show that more economic freedom - and less government control - is the only way to achieve enduring prosperity and justice, says a researcher.

There is no future for e-tolls - Cosatu

2016-10-07 19:27

Cosatu says it is done marching to stop e-tolls and the next time the issue comes up, the federation wants to hear when government plans to “scrap” the system.

Cosatu strike will have limited impact, say economists

2016-10-07 13:25

Cosatu's countrywide one-day stay-away is unlikely to have a significant impact on South Africa's GDP figures, say economists.

Ntshalintshali: Cosatu raises issues which concern all workers

2016-10-07 12:45

General secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says Cosatu is raising consciousness about issues which affect all workers as this will rally everyone to find solutions.

Stop spending transport money on white elite - Cosatu

2016-10-05 21:24

Government should stop spending money on public transport projects for the white elite, Cosatu said.

It’s unfair not to explain fees protest - Cosatu leader to guests at international union congress

2016-10-05 18:31

While President Jacob Zuma has failed to mention the national fees crisis at the World Trade Union Congress, Cosatu leader Sidumo Dlamini has been more forthcoming with the matter.

Self-service raises job-loss fears

2016-09-25 06:29

Pick n Pay is offering customers the chance to become their own cashiers, but will this make cashiers redundant?

SACP leaders' phones are bugged - Nzimande

2016-09-24 15:37

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the party leadership is under siege with leaders’ phones being bugged by ''parasites'' trying to paralyse the ANC and its alliance partners.

Cosatu 'good as useless' if they don’t support us – Wits students

2016-09-23 15:38

Cosatu must play a bigger role in the fight for free quality education or risk being exposed as hypocrites, former Wits University SRC president Mcebo Dlamini has said.


Only the colour of cash matters

2016-10-16 07:38

Several trade unions and many protesting #FeesMustFall students have directed their anger at the wrong targets in the past week.

Cosatu wants minimum wage set at R4 500

2016-10-07 20:27

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Lechesa Tsenoli has assured Cosatu that their memorandum would be taken seriously and circulated at Parliament.

Plea for Basson to share his R100m pay bonanza

2016-10-07 16:58

Cosatu has denounced Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson's hefty pay package, charging that he is being rewarded for exploiting workers on behalf of shareholders.

Hundreds march for Cosatu in Cape Town

2016-10-07 13:09

Hundreds of Cosatu members have sung and danced to struggle songs belting out of a minivan for the Cape Town leg of the "decent work" march to Parliament.

Cosatu hits out at Pityana, Basson and e-tolls in peaceful protests

2016-10-07 07:30

Cosatu has lashed out at business leaders Sipho Pityana and Whitey Basson and called for the immediate scrapping of e-tolls.

UniZulu workers protest outside international conference

2016-10-05 20:32

About 30 University of Zululand workers have staged a peaceful protest at the international World Trade Union Conference in Durban.

SABC board must go - Cosatu

2016-10-05 16:12

Cosatu has accused Communications Minister Faith Muthambi and the SABC board of playing ANC factional politics at the public broadcaster.

Strike for students - Vavi

2016-09-24 16:23

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has made an ambitious call to unions to embark on a nationwide strike to support free education.

Student leaders ask Cosatu for help

2016-09-23 19:19

President Jacob Zuma has allowed police to brutalize students, Wits University’s SRC leader has told Cosatu.

WATCH: Wits students calling on Cosatu over fees

On Friday Wits University indefinitely suspended its academic programme.

0 comments2177 Views

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.