National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA)
This May Day, workers mobilized for Palestine

On International Workers’ Day, workers around the world continued to join hands with the student movement to stand with Palestine

Transport workers unions in Africa call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza

The Africa Regional Conference of the International Transport Workers’ Federation unanimously passed a motion authored by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa calling for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, an end to political support for Israel, and expressing solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom.

Unions in the US are breaking their silence on Palestine

Last week, the UAW became the largest union in the United States to call for a ceasefire, joining with other progressive unions

Pasar de la retórica a la acción para construir el socialismo

En el segundo dia de la III Conferencia Internacional Dilemas de la Humanidad, líderes discutieron los retos y las tareas principales para organizar la clase trabajadora

Moving from rhetoric to action to build socialism

On the second day of the III International Conference Dilemmas of Humanity, leaders discussed the key challenges and tasks to organize the working class.

“Socialism is not just a possibility, it is the only possibility”: left leaders gather in Johannesburg

The III International Dilemmas of Humanity will run from October 14 to 18 in Constitution Hill in Johannesburg

NUMSA Ekapa mine strike South Africa South African police attack and arrest striking workers at Ekapa diamond mines 

Hundreds of NUMSA members began a strike at the Ekapa diamond mines on August 7. On August 10, police forces arrested 43 striking workers after attacking the picket line with water cannons and tear gas

Dilemmas of Humanity “There can be no justice until capitalism is removed from the Earth”

As the ‘Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism’ conference kicks off in South Africa, peoples’ movements and organizations have convened to discuss concrete strategies for a united struggle against the violence of capitalism and imperialism 

People’s movements set to converge in Johannesburg for dialogues on socialism in Dilemmas of Humanity Conference

The III International Dilemmas of Humanity Conference, organized by the International Peoples’ Assembly, is scheduled to be held in October this year, to “confront the crises of humanity” and highlight the solutions that movements, governments, and working people are building together to overcome the system

NUMSA South Africa May Day On May Day, NUMSA calls for a national economic agenda for the working class 

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has called for ending neoliberal policies and is pushing for greater state intervention in the economy, the nationalization of key sectors, and an expansionary budget to alleviate the economic crisis in the country

Unions, political parties take South African state to court over severe power cuts

NUMSA and the United Democratic Movement are among 19 applicants who have brought a case against the government and state energy company Eskom seeking relief from rolling power cuts that have inflicted severe damage on the economy and public services.

Global campaign demanding freedom for Mumia Abu-Jamal intensifies

Mumia is a political prisoner who has been incarcerated for over 40 years in the United States. He was a member of the revolutionary Black Panther party.