11,000 Workers Join Trade Unions in East Africa

Today's labour news

Female Liberian Journalist Produces International Documentary on Plight of African Migrants 2019-07-05 [Front Page]

States acknowledge the need for better copyright laws for education and research 2019-07-02 [Education International]

ITF mission states revival of DBF activity essential to West African prosperity 2019-06-27 [ITF]

African unions want an inclusive free trade agreement 2019-05-27 [IndustriALL]

Trade unionists, MP's and campaigners launch international call for solidarity with up-risings in Algeria and Sudan 2019-05-24 [MENA Solidarity Network]

Trade unions as schools of democracy 2019-05-03 [Svensson foundation]

Unions bring progress and stability to Middle East and North Africa 2019-05-02 [IndustriALL]

“We have an historic opportunity to put an end to the AIDS epidemic in Africa” 2019-05-02 [Equal Times]

African textile, leather and garment unions meeting strategizes on AGOA 2019-04-29 [IndustriALL]

Oil and gas unions build sustainability in volatile MENA region 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

MENA women make progress in patriarchal societies 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

Global education union leaders in solidarity with African educators living in violence-ridden countries 2019-04-20 [Education International]

Education Privatizers Have Gone Global. So Must We If We Want to Stop Them 2019-04-06 [ITT]

Labor Unrest Foreseen due to unpaid wage 2019-03-27 [CGTN]

11,000 Workers Join Trade Unions in East Africa 2019-03-27 [BWI]

Solidarity message to trade union affiliates in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe 2019-03-25 [ITUC]

Union Leadership Training for women in the Middle East and North Africa 2019-03-21 [BWI]

PSI mourns death and destruction left by Cyclone Idai 2019-03-21 [PSI]

Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour 2019-03-21 [ILO]

For the sake of workers, governments must commit to a new paradigm on plastics and chemicals 2019-03-13 [Equal Times]

Women farm workers achieve justice on the job in Morocco 2019-03-08 [Equal Times]

Zimbabwe in 2019: the state we’re in and the roadmap forward 2019-02-28 [Equal Times]

ITUC Africa General Secretary released from detention in Harare 2019-02-27 [ITUC]

Glencore African union network opens dialogue with company 2019-02-21 [IndustriALL]

Teachers call on politicians to reject privatisation 2019-02-14 [Education International]

EAJA, IFJ Hold Regional Workshop on Organising in the Digital Media 2018-12-24 [IFJ]

Young trade union leaders in MENA region complete training 2018-12-19 [IndustriALL]

Sadiq Ibrahim, elected new president of Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) 2018-12-18 [IFJ]

Mike Bonile Sikani: “For our workers, health and safety is key to a just transition” 2018-12-13 [Equal Times]

“We want an industrialized Africa” say IndustriALL affiliates 2018-12-12 [IndustriALL]

“What should I do? Stay at home and starve?” – wage theft leaves Zimbabwe’s workers with an impossible dilemma 2018-12-07 [Equal Times]

The 2019 Nigerian general elections: what’s at stake for the working poor? 2018-11-21 [Equal Times]

Arrest of ZCTU leaders highlights continued repression of trade unions in Zimbabwe 2018-11-19 [Equal Times]

Ivory Coast’s Education Minister and advocate for women’s rights welcomes EI Africa Women’s Roundtable 2018-11-07 [EI]

Young African trade unionists unite to develop ways to strengthen unions 2018-11-05 [Education International]

In African cities, the “gig economy” is called the economy 2018-11-03 [Quartz Africa]

Unions call for Africa/Europe Economic Partnership Agreements to be changed 2018-10-30 [ITUC]

African unions meet in Nambia to plan for Industry 4.0 and sustainability 2018-10-25 [IndustriALL]

Congolese trade unionist Joséphine Shimbi Umba: “We say ’protect the workers’, but which workers are we talking about if only 2.5 per cent have formal jobs?” 2018-10-10 [Equal Times]

Unions in Africa and the Middle East commit to organize 2018-09-11 [BWI]

Young female education unionists will strive for quality education for all 2018-09-08 [Education International]

Union Leaders Mobilize on Gender-Based Violence at Work For more info 2018-08-14 [Solidarity Center]

Transforming states of fragility comes down to us 2018-08-09 [Equal Times]

'IT IS OUR TIME' declares youth of BWI Africa and Middle East 2018-08-08 [BWI]

‘No to exploitation for investment’ – A perspective of BWI Africa Chinese MNC network 2018-08-08 [BWI]

JUSUN President leads Africa judicial workers 2018-08-05 [The Nation]

Chinese companies need to respect worker rights in Africa 2018-08-02 [BWI]

Can Zimbabwe’s high-stakes election usher a new dawn for its media? 2018-07-30 [Equal Times]

Workers, Civil Society Urge Consultation on AGOA For more info 2018-07-13 [Solidarity Center]

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