Economic crisis in South Africa
Energy crisis South Africa NUMSA, other organizations seek court action to end South Africa’s debilitating power outages

An application filed by NUMSA along with other trade unions, political parties, and civil society groups seeks urgent action to end load-shedding and a recent hike in electricity tariffs by Eskom as power outages endanger South Africa’s infrastructure and economy 

The devastating impact of South Africa’s electricity crisis

Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, Spokesperson of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, explains the devastating energy crisis in South Africa and how it might pave the way for greater privatization of the sector

South Africans are fighting for crumbs: A conversation with trade union Leader Irvin Jim

South Africa is sitting on a tinderbox, says Irvin Jim, General Secretary of the country’s largest trade union NUMSA. The solution is to foster a spirit of solidarity which will have to come from people’s struggles and movements