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Message of support from CGIL

23 November 2015

first of all, I would like to introduce myself as Coordinator of the International and European. Department of CGIL. I also have the pleasure to introduce you to Salvatore Marra, in cc to this message, who has recently been appointed adviser at the International and European Department of CGIL and will be in charge of the relations with African Unions.


12th Cosatu National Congress under way

23 November 2015

The National Congress of Cosatu is underway in Midrand. Get more of the proceedings as they unfold every hour. Visit www.calldon.co.za/a/


Address by President Jacob Zuma at the 12th COSATU National Congress Gallagher Estates Midrand

22 November 2015

Receive revolutionary greetings on behalf of the entire membership and leadership of our glorious movement, the African National Congress.


SADTU wishes COSATU a successful 12th National Congress

22 November 2015

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) wishes the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) a successful national congress that begins from Monday, 23 - 26 November 2015 at the Gallagher Estate in Midrand under the theme, "Building Unity and Cohesion of COSATU to advance the National Democratic Revolution".


COSATU National Office Bearers to inspect the Congress venue

22 November 2015

The National Office Bearers of COSATU will be visiting the Gallagher Estate , Midrand at 16:30 today to inspect the venue of the upcoming 12th National Congress starting tomorrow


DENOSA Gauteng opposed to Health Department`s task-shifting of nurses` duties

22 November 2015

Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng completely disagrees with the MEC of Health in Gauteng, Ms Qedani Mahlangu’s assertion that the department aims to make “nurse interns” (community service nurses) to do “clerk work” to relieve professional nurses, as was reported by Independent Newspapers on Friday


Media credential cards to be collected after 02:00pm tommorrow and on Monday morning

21 November 2015

Please note that media credential cards and other relevant documents for the COSATU 12th National Congress will only now be ready very late tomorrow, due to unforeseen circumstances.. We therefore advise all journalists to come and collect them after 02:00pm tomorrow at COSATU House or on Monday morning at Gallagher Estate, Midrand. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these changes: The collection details are as follows:


COSATU Eastern Cape mourns the passing on of Comrade Wonder Ndwebisa

20 November 2015

COSATU in the Eastern Cape deeply saddened that we learned of the passing away of Comrade Wonder Ndwebisa affectionately known as "Ta Nomwa" on 17 November 2015.


It`s about time Zwelinzima Vavi moved on with his life

20 November 2015

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the media statement by the dismissed former General Secretary, Mr Zwelinzima Vavi ,announcing that he will not be appealing his dismissal. As usual, his long statement contained the usual emotional spasms and the self congratulatory rhetoric from the {self coronated } Napoleon of the working class. There was nothing new that he said except the usual self-advertising and political striptease.


SAMWU member hospitalised after being Rundown during a Protest in Buffalo City

20 November 2015

The South African Municipal Workers` Union (SAMWU) is devastated after one of our members was rundown by motorist during a peaceful protest action at the Buffalo City Municipality in the Eastern Cape this morning.


COSATU on YouTube

Special National Congress

COSATU Photostream                 COSATU on Flikr

COSATU protest march in Cape Town
Cosatu Rolling Mass Action against e-Tolls, Nov 2013

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