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31/03/2017

The most remarkable rejection of free trade you’ve never heard of

Africans are insisting on actual economic development which is leaving European trade negotiators exasperated. Rick Rowden explains why their stand is historic and right.
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ;
31/03/2017

Tanzania orders audit of mining companies’ earnings over taxes

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has ordered a special audit of mining companies to determine if they pay their fair share of taxes to the East African country.
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Tanzania ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ;
28/03/2017

JOINT STATEMENT CONDEMNING THE RAID OF THE MEDIA HOUSE IN TANZANIA

At the sideline of the AU-EU CSOs conference on Freedom of Expression, African CSOs reacted to the situation in Tanzania (read the statement). ITUC-Africa actively supported this statement as we contributed to its drafting and (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Solidarity Letters ; Tanzania ;
24/03/2017

PRESS RELEASE: SIERRA LEONE LABOUR CONGRESS

It has come to the attention of the sierra leone labour congress that for over two months, the academic staff of the NJALA university have been on strike for better salaries, terminal benefits and conditions of service.
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Sierra Leone ;
03/03/2017

Appeal to the African Union for the protection of civil liberties in “English-speaking” Cameroon territory

We have noted with concern the deteriorating human rights situation of the people and residents of Southern Cameroon for a while now. A number of persons described and declared as “enemies of the Republic” have been arrested and detained without trial. Many more who have felt threatened because (...)
Keywords : Cameroon ; Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ;

ITUC AFRICA

2017
Apr 25

2017 edition of the General Meeting of the Trade Union for Development Cooperation Network (TUDCN).

For a new trade unionism based on cooperation and a shared support for the development paradigm.