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SANNAM saddened by killing of two senior Public Health nurses in Lesotho

20 August 2014

The Southern African Network of Nurses and Midwives (SANNAM) is highly saddened by the brutal killing of two senior Public Health nurses in Lesotho last week in the month dedicated to African Women, and would like to caution that this behaviour will lead to further drain of the already scarce nurses in the region.

 

Crime Conference to be held at City Hall, Cape Town

20 August 2014

A Crime Conference will be held in the City Hall on Thursday 21 August 2014 from 11:30 to 15:00 hours. Free trains have been arranged to transport Community representatives to and from the event between the hours of 9:00 and 15:30.

 

COSATU welcomes signing of Labour Relations Amendment Act

20 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions welcomes the news that President Jacob Zuma has signed the Labour Relations Amendment Act into law.

 

City of Cape Town shows its dishonesty in naming ARV Clubs a World Design Capital project

19 August 2014

The City’s Mayoral Committee member for Health has just exposed the City’s dishonesty in the gimmick called ‘Design Capital’. The City bought the World Design Capital project from an international agency, when it realised that it had no comprehensive plan to address the varied needs that exist in the City.

 

COSATU calls on SADC heads of states to act for democracy and economic emancipation of the people

19 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions calls on the heads of states in the SADC region, gathered in Zimbabwe, to do more for the workers and people of this region to advance democracy, economic emancipation and social transformation.

 

COSATU shocked at building collapse

19 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply shocked at the death of at least seven construction workers and serious injuries to eight others, two of them critical, after a house they were renovating in Meyersdal collapsed, burying them under tons of rubble.

 

NUM to fight retrenchments at Helam Mine

19 August 2014

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is concerned and saddened that Helam mine a division of Petra diamonds is going to retrench 370 employees at the mine.

 

COSATU NW to picket Aurora case hearing on 25th August 2014

19 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has learned that the hearing of the case against the Aurora Mining Company to claim over R28 million owed to workers by the liquidators has been set down for 25th August 2014 at the North Gauteng High Court.

 

COSATU condemns rape and murder of lesbian

19 August 2014

The Congress of South African Trade Unions angrily condemns the brutal rape and murder of 18-year-old Gift Makau. She was found dead in Tshing, Ventersdorp, on Friday 15 August 2014 after reportedly being raped and strangled with wire and a shoelace; a running hose had been forced into her mouth.

 

SACTWU`s cotton textile strike settled

19 August 2014

We refer to our media release of 14 August 2014 (for ease of reference it is copied below) and provide the following update:

 
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