Numsa to forge workers’ party

2015-04-23 16:57

While forming a political party is not easy, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says there is no turning back and Numsa will "forge ahead to crystallise the political organ".

Tripartite alliance dysfunctional - Numsa leader

2015-04-16 16:51

The tripartite alliance of the ANC, Cosatu and SACP has become dysfunctional and in the process workers have been used as "voting fodder" for the ruling party, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says.

Vavi not surprised by death threat

2015-04-15 18:14

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is not surprised by the threatening comments made a Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader.

Numsa condemns union leader's murder

2015-04-14 20:00

The Numsa has strongly condemned the killing of Satawu provincial secretary Chris Nkosi, who has been shot and killed in an alleged assassination.

No option but to oust Vavi - Nehawu

2015-04-14 19:30

The Congress of SA Trade Unions was left with no option but to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, the National Health Education and Allied Workers Union says.

Irreparable damage done to Cosatu - Mantashe

2015-04-13 15:29

Irreparable damage has been done to Cosatu since the expulsion of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has told News24.

Eskom: Doubt over Medupi deadlines

2015-04-09 21:15

Eskom has barred hundreds of workers from accessing its Medupi construction site – leading to doubt that the utility can meet its timelines for delivery of all six units at the plant.


Everyone's asking: will Vavi team up with Numsa to create a new federation? We cut to the chase and ask Vavi about his plans. Watch.

10 comments5935 Views

Cosatu warns unions attending Vavi address

2015-04-08 21:15

Cosatu has warned its members not to engage with expelled general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is booked to address unions in Cape Town.

You can help us avoid load shedding today - Eskom

2015-04-08 10:50

Eskom says there is a high chance of load shedding on Wednesday, but has made it clear that clients have a role to play in lowering the possibility of power cuts.


Vavi, Numsa to hold anti-xenophobic march

2015-04-16 17:27

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzim Vavi has called on everyone to join a march against xenophobia to be held in Johannesburg.

Vavi to lay charge against MK Veterans leader

2015-04-16 14:48

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is laying a criminal charge against the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans leader who threated him.

Medupi workers refuse to return to work

2015-04-15 12:14

Striking construction workers at Medupi power station near Lephalale want their bonus demand to be resolved before they resume their duties.

Murder of unionist reflects internal problems in Cosatu - Numsa

2015-04-14 19:35

The murder of Satawu Gauteng secretary Chris Nkosi is an indication of the internal problems affecting Cosatu and its affiliates, Numsa has said.

Expelled Medupi workers set to return to work

2015-04-14 10:25

Expelled workers at Medupi power station are scheduled to return to their jobs pending the outcome of a meeting, say officials of union Numsa.

Numsa hopes Eskom meeting will end Medupi dispute

2015-04-13 15:24

Negotiators for Medupi's construction workers say they hope talks with Eskom and its contractors will yield positive results so its members can return to work.

Construction halted as Medupi workers strike

2015-04-09 13:01

Construction has been halted again at Eskom’s Medupi power station as remaining construction workers joined the dismissed group belonging to Numsa.

Vavi calls on unions to decide Cosatu's fate

2015-04-09 07:07

Zwelinzima Vavi called on nine major unions loyal to his cause to determine the future of Cosatu, when he addressed the Shop Steward Council in Cape Town.

Medupi lock-out a declaration of war – Numsa

2015-04-08 12:36

Union Numsa says it will soon decide whether to strike at Medupi power station, with a warning that Eskom’s lock-out of workers is a declaration of war.

Strike action to resume at Medupi

2015-04-08 06:55

The strike at Medupi power station is expected to resume, after unions representing affected workers met after the Easter break and decided to down tools.

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.