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Following the decision of the 18th meeting of the General council on the dates and venue of the next Congress of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUCAfrica), we have the pleasure to inform you that, pursuant to article VIII(b) of our Constitution, the fourth Ordinary Congress will be held from 20 to 21 November 2019 in Abuja (Nigeria).

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12/10/2018

ITUC AFRICA condemns attack on ZCTU demonstrators and demands the immediate and unconditional release of arrested trade union leaders.

Dear Mr. President, I write on behalf of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa, www.ituc-africa.org) to condemn the blocking of a peaceful demonstration by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and the subsequent arrest of leaders (...)
09/10/2018

Commendation for national minimum wage adoption in South Africa and request to support campaign for minimum wages across Africa

Dear President Ramaphosa, On behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) - I convey to you our profound commendation and appreciation for the institution of national minimum wage in South (...)
01/10/2018

The first woman as the head of one of the largest South African trade union organizations.

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), which has 1.6 million members, has just taken a woman to its head. This was on the sidelines of its 13th Annual Congress held in Midrand, South Africa, from September 17th to (...)
01/10/2018

Attack of the eSwatini Royal Police against peaceful protesters

A peaceful protest initiated on Tuesday 18th September by members of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) to draw attention to a number of pressing work place and livelihood issues, notably relating to salary increases and cost of living allowances was viciously repressed and (...)
01/10/2018

Capacity building workshop for CSTT union leaders in democratic management

After its recent extraordinary congress, held on 8th December 2017 where a new confederal bureau was put in place, it was necessary to reinforce the capacity of the members for a better democratic management.

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7th New Year School : In order to stop illicit financial flows for a structural transformation of Africa, trade unionists roll up their sleeves.

Around US $ 50 billion is lost by Africa every year through illicit financial flows, which, according to Global Financial Integrity (GFI) estimates, are growing at an astounding rate of 20.2 percent annually. A phenomenon that is in the agenda (...)
2017 Jan 30 - Feb 03 / New Year School Lome - TOGO
2019 Jul 02

Seminar Report on the Role of the Private Sector in Development

Key messages:  Dangers of natural resource-backed Chinese credit  Qualify of FDI  Role of private sector on development  Accountability and transparency in private sector development  Enabling environment for the growth of private sector  Mechanism for ensuring that blended finance (...)
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