Pavan Kulkarni
3,000 workers in South Africa’s mining and smelting sector may lose their jobs

Samancor Chrome Limited has cited operational reasons for preparing to retrench nearly 3,000 employees. Workers organized by the National Metalworkers Union of South Africa (NUMSA) are preparing to resist the retrenchments

Sudan mutiny Following mutiny by al-Bashir loyalists, Sudan appoints new intelligence chief

The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country

Socialist Party of Zambia presidential candidate Dr. Fred M’membe calls for a clear and radical socialist program

The presidential candidate held a rally in the Matero neighborhood of Lusaka where he addressed thousands of supporters and members of the Socialist Party of Zambia

The crisis of South Africa’s energy company and unions’ plan to save it

Union’s solution to the crisis in Eskom is a reversal of the government’s policy of decommissioning Eskom’s power production units and outsourcing the energy requirement to private companies

End to Sudan’s civil war may hinge on formation of legislative council

After the violence in West Darfur which left over 50 dead, Sudan’s civilian forces are pushing for the formation of a legislative council which can revoke the immunity to military generals

Peace in Darfur seems unlikely until dissolution of militias complicit in genocide

The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown

For the workers, a world to win

The year 2019 saw labor actions take place at a historic scale as workers not only fought for better working conditions and wages but for a better future for their countries and the entire world

Thousands march in Sudan demanding fulfilling of revolution’s goals

On December 25, thousands took to the streets on the anniversary of a massive march organized by the Sudanese Professionals Association seeking the resignation of then president Omar al-Bashir

Indian students unite in solidarity against police brutality

After the police crackdown wherein over 100 students were injured, students from across the country are rising up in protest against the police brutality

NUMSA SA NUMSA meet will decide further course of action for South Africa’s labor disputes

The leadership of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa met to discuss the various labor disputes in the country, the demands for wage hike, and the state of government-owned enterprises

Six months after Khartoum massacre, justice remains elusive

Thousands of Sudanese people marched on December 4, demanding justice for the families of over 120 people who were massacred by militia forces in Khartoum on June 3

Omar al-Bashir’s political party banned in Sudan

A decree was passed yesterday prohibiting the participation of al-Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) in political activities for 10 years. The properties and assets of the party are to be confiscated and its members removed from all public institutions.

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