Numsa not going back to ANC

2017-01-22 06:10

Numsa has shot down speculation that the union could bury the hatchet with the ANC and return to the alliance if a “unifying leader” were elected to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

SA economy still in slo-mo

2016-12-18 06:03

The economy will recover and avoid a recession, but will continue to grow more slowly than many countries in Africa, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

ANC in terminal crisis - Numsa

2016-12-15 20:42

The ANC and its alliance partners are in a terminal crisis, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA has said following its 10th national congress.

Numsa congress: Give the workers pap, chakalaka & wors

2016-12-15 19:34

During the Numsa congress hundreds of killos of meat, fish and vegetables were consumed at an average lunch or dinner. Fin24 columnist Terry Bell writes about food, unions and an organisational conundrum.

Numsa congress: Danny stands in for Thuli

2016-12-15 07:26

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela was advertised as the guest speaker at the Numsa gala dinner, but actor and human rights activist Danny Glover has stepped in.

Numsa: Manufacturing never really recovered after 2008

2016-12-14 18:22

South Africa’s manufacturing sector has bled 400 000 jobs since March 2008 and the industry has never really recovered from the global financial crisis, says Numsa.

Patel brings Numsa back to basics

2016-12-13 17:10

It was ironic, but it took Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel to bring the Numsa congress back to basics, writes Terry Bell.

Numsa chills out in Slaapstad

2016-12-13 13:23

It is perhaps appropriate that the Numsa has chosen Cape Town to stage its first national congress since becoming the largest union in the land, writes Terry Bell.

Irvin Jim, Chirwa up for another term at Numsa

2016-12-13 06:20

National Union of Metalworkers of SA president Andrew Chirwa has been nominated to lead the organisation for another four years.

Numsa congress: Heralding a new party

2016-12-12 20:28

If there was any doubt about an irreparable rift existing between Numsa and its supporters and the ANC-led alliance, it was laid to rest, writes Terry Bell.


ANC's January 8 bash 'much ado about nothing' - Numsa

2017-01-05 07:46

The ANC’s annual birthday celebrations, to be held this weekend, are much ado about nothing, metalworkers’ union Numsa believes.

WATCH: Vavi vows full-blown strike ahead of Feb budget

2016-12-16 15:25

Former Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi vowed this week to lead a massive strike ahead of the National Budget speech in February next year.

WATCH: Vavi takes swipe at Tripartite Alliance

2016-12-15 20:02

Former Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi has lashed out at the Tripartite Alliance, accusing the ANC of deserting the working class.

Media out as Numsa talks money

2016-12-15 12:01

For one and a half days, the 10th national congress of the National Union of Metalworkers was closed to the media. The reason: money.

Numsa & reinventing a political wheel

2016-12-14 19:17

All financial matters relating to Numsa were held behind closed doors at its 10th national congress. Terry Bell offers some insight.

Patel: Metalworkers industry facing biggest challenge yet

2016-12-13 17:25

The metalworkers industry is facing its biggest challenge in living memory amid a global steel glut and over-production, says Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel.

SA capitalists on investment strike - Numsa

2016-12-13 14:26

Big business in South Africa have been on a “capital strike” in recent years, not investing back into the economy, says the National Union of Metalworkers SA.

Gordhan faces tough questions at Numsa congress

2016-12-13 13:06

Ratings agencies, corruption and free higher educations - these were some of the hard questions posed to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at Numsa's congress.

Now is the time to build a 'genuine' socialist political party - Numsa

2016-12-12 21:15

There is no time to waste in building a "genuine revolutionary socialist political party", says the Numsa.

Zuma singing and dancing his way to jail - Numsa

2016-12-12 18:15

President Jacob Zuma is merely a "loose criminal" who is singing and dancing his way to jail, says Numsa president Andrew Chirwa.

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