KZN education dept on brink of collapse, warns Sadtu branch

2018-02-20 19:44

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has dismally failed to prioritise its programmes and is at risk of collapsing, says the SA Democratic Teachers Union in the province.

The alliance must die for the ANC to live

2017-12-24 06:05

The party has tried to keep its partners happy, instead of providing policy certainty, writes Thabang Matsohi.

'Guptas will never touch our money' – Sadtu

2017-10-13 20:47

A senior SA Democratic Teachers Union official has assured thousands of members that the Gupta family will not be allowed to rob South Africa.

Teacher says she was fired for going blind

2017-10-06 10:30

A 52-year-old teacher who lost her sight says the principal of the school fired her and the KwaZulu-Natal department of education has done nothing about it.

Sadtu slams Patriots group’s motives

2017-10-01 06:00

The SA Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) has accused the Patriots for Equality group, which is leading a protest against the appointment of a black principal at Klipspruit West Secondary School in Eldorado Park, of being driven by racism and business interests.

Teachers, pupils have to clean Mpumalanga schools - Sadtu

2017-06-09 20:13

A shortage of support staff at some Mpumalanga schools has forced teachers and pupils to do cleaning, instead of teaching and learning, Sadtu has claimed.

March outside Mapaila's home a 'serious problem' to ANC - NUM

2017-06-01 10:15

Unions at Cosatu’s central committee meeting have joined in the chorus against those who marched to the private home of SACP deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila this week.

Motshekga "lacks courage" to reign in Sadtu- DA

2017-05-24 23:01

Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis has accused basic education minister Angie Motshekga of cowardice in her reticence to act against the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) because of the ANC's succession battle.

We are not fools - Sadtu on Zuma

2017-04-27 12:15

Western Cape members of the SA Democratic Teacher's Association strongly criticised the way the ANC is handling the controversies around President Jacob Zuma, at a lecture in memory of late party stalwart Oliver Tambo.

Public Protector probes teachers

2017-02-12 06:01

The Public Protector has launched an investigation into South Africa’s professional body for teachers following allegations of financial mismanagement and nepotism.


Zuma's second term was not good for labour – Sadtu general secretary

2018-02-16 16:54

Sadtu general secretary Mugwena Maluleke has said former president Jacob Zuma's second term in office was marked by all talk and no action from the president.

Jail the Steinhoff skelms - SADTU

2017-12-08 18:48

Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha speaks to SADTU general secretary Mugwena Maluleke about Steinhoff's share collapse and its impact on the government pension fund.

Unions warn Gigaba to back off on pensions

2017-10-08 05:47

Unions have warned Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi to keep their hands off civil servants’ pensions.

Political killings will end, if the deputy president takes over - Cosatu

Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said on Wednesday that political killings will be a thing of the past if the deputy takes over from the president. Watch.

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Gauteng Sadtu calls off protest

2017-07-31 19:34

The SA Democratic Teachers Union says it has called off a planned work-to-rule protest, after a dispute was settled with the Gauteng Department of Education.

Sadtu continues protest over frozen posts in Mpumalanga

2017-06-05 13:46

About 24 000 Sadtu members in Mpumalanga are continuing with their protests over frozen posts outside the department of education's school circuit office.

DA to ask Public Protector about education 'Jobs for Cash'

2017-05-25 20:58

The Democratic Alliance is going to ask the Public Protector to investigate the so-called "Jobs for Cash" scandal, since it believes basic education minister Angie Motshekga will not act against Sadtu.

We will not surrender SA to greed and corruption - Ramaphosa

2017-05-13 23:09

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he, the Alliance and supporting institutions like Sadtu will not surrender the republic and the revolution to greed, corruption and patronage.

Sadtu Western Cape bares all to ANC

2017-04-26 22:00

The SA Democratic Teachers Union in the Western Cape has told ANC national spokesperson Zizi Kodwa they are concerned about problems in the ANC's leadership.

Freedom of expression should not be misused – Sadtu on SONA disruption

2017-02-11 08:16

Opposition parties should not misuse the right to freedom of expression, the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union said on Friday.

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