Cosatu (and Police) serious about women abuse?

At 16:05 on 29 May I received a message on my phone (thanks to these sophisticated phones nowadays) that an email sent to one of Cosatu’s officials had been deleted without being read. This was one of the many follow up emails sent to the labour federation in three months. Reading this message on my phone, I was deeply disappointed. Continue reading

M&G newspaper fighting solo Court battle to protects its sources

From 2009, the Mail & Guardian has revealed shocking details of corruption in tenders awarded to Bosasa by the department of correctional services. This was also at the same time the company was investigated for other corruption-related activities dating back to 2004/2005. Continue reading

My ONLY two problems with a labour strike

Yes, the title looks quite counter-revolutionary and somewhat undemocratic to many labour union members but the purpose is not to dictate whether or not people should strike and who should. However, mine is to bring one or two very important elements of a labour strike which I believe have long been ignored by both striking employees and their union leaders. Or rather, I bring to your attention issues that have concerned me for a long period of time about labour strikes. Continue reading