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National Congress  |  Miscellaneous

Congress Credentials

as at 15 September 1997

COSATU Affiliates

Local guests

International guests

Media organisations

Breakdown of delegation attendance

COSATU Affiliates

Union

Paid-up membership

Percentage of total

Voting delegates

CAWU

31 606

2 %

42

CWIU

45 000

3 %

60

CWU

40 000

2 %

53

FAWU

139 810

8 %

186

IPS

0

0 %

0

NEHAWU

162 530

9 %

217

NUM

310 596

18 %

414

NUMSA

220 000

13 %

293

POPCRU

44 999

3 %

60

PPWAWU

49 422

3 %

66

SAAPAWU

0

0 %

0

SACCAWU

102 234

6 %

136

SACTWU

150 000

9 %

200

SADTU

146 000

8 %

195

SAMWU

116 524

7 %

155

SAPSA

14 318

1 %

19

SARHWU

37 150

2 %

50

SASBO

70 377

4 %

94

TGWU

53 989

3 %

72

TOTAL

1 733 566

100 %

2 312



Local guests

The following local organisations confirmed their attendance:

  • African National Congress (ANC)
  • Centre for Democratic Communications (CDC)
  • DITSELA
  • Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA)
  • Government of South Africa (National and Provincial)
  • National Labour and Economic Development Institute (NALEDI)
  • South African Breweries
  • South African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC)
  • South African Communist Party (SACP)
  • South African National Civics Organisation (SANCO)
  • South African Students Congress (SASCO)



International guests

The following international trade union organisations confirmed their attendance:

  • ABVV - Belgium
  • AFL / CIO - USA
  • BFTU - Botswana
  • CGIL - Italy
  • CGT - France
  • CISL - Italy
  • CITU - India
  • CLC - Canada
  • CTC - Cuba
  • CTUC
  • CUT - Brazil
  • FNV - Netherlands
  • FTF - Denmark
  • ICFTU
  • ILO
  • LO - Denmark
  • LO - Norway
  • LO - Sweden
  • NUNW - Namibia
  • OATUU
  • SAK - Finland
  • SATUCC
  • SFTU - Swaziland
  • TCO - Sweden
  • TFTU - Tanzania
  • TUC - UK
  • UNTA - Angola
  • WCL
  • WFTU
  • ZCTU - Zambia



Media organisations

The following media organisations were accredited:

  • Africa Analysis
  • Alternatives
  • Ard German TV
  • Beeld
  • BOP TV
  • Business Day
  • Business Map
  • Business TV
  • Business World
  • Cape Argus
  • City Press
  • COSATU Online
  • Eskom News
  • Finance Week
  • Financial Times
  • French News Agency
  • Inter Press Service
  • International Organisation of Journalists
  • Labour Bulletin
  • Mail & Guardian
  • Network Radio Service
  • NEHAWU Worker
  • NUM News
  • One World Media
  • Pacific News Service (San Francisco)
  • Radio France International
  • Radio 702
  • Rapport
  • Reuters
  • SABC Radio
  • SABC TV
  • SAPA
  • Shopsteward
  • Socialist Worker
  • Sowetan
  • Star Business Report
  • Sunday Independent
  • Sunday Times
  • Sunday Tribune
  • Televisa Eco Spanish TV
  • The Star
  • Tribute Magazine
  • Umsebenzi
  • Workers` Vanguard
  • World Wide TV News



Breakdown of delegation attendance

Union

Females

Males

Officials

Workers

Delegates

CAWU

6

34

10

30

40

CWIU

16

44

14

46

60

CWU

7

46

9

44

53

FAWU

30

156

18

168

186

NEHAWU

102

115

31

186

217

NUM

26

388

75

339

414

NUMSA

31

262

38

255

293

POPCRU

8

51

0

59

59

PPWAWU

16

50

14

52

66

SACCAWU

37

97

36

98

134

SACTWU

94

106

34

166

200

SADTU

34

160

11

183

194

SAMWU

46

105

31

120

151

SAPSA

5

12

13

4

17

SARHWU

9

41

11

39

50

SASBO

18

61

20

59

79

TGWU

16

56

19

53

72

Totals

501

1 784

384

1 901

2285

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