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Covid-19 exacerbates precarious work in West and Central Africa [BWI] 2020-11-17

Workers call for more healthcare investment in commemoration of World Patient Safety Day [Leadership] 2020-09-17

Unions in Africa campaign for ratification of ILO C190 [IndustriALL] 2020-06-27

Sex workers hit hard by lockdown laws [Open Democracy] 2020-06-10

Towards a united voice for banana workers in Africa [Banana Link] 2020-06-03

Arab women among most vulnerable to COVID-19 [BWI] 2020-05-14

Nurses in the Frontline This May Day [allAfrica] 2020-05-02

ITUC-Africa commemorates Workers’ Memorial Day with tributes, call for better work conditions [Leadership] 2020-04-28

An agenda for decent jobs [Mail & Guardian] 2020-01-06

The ITF launches a new negotiating guide for Bus Rapid Transit [ITF] 2019-12-02

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U.S. Hersey Chocolate renegs on workers' premium pay 2020-12-02 [Africa News]

African unions united for Africa Industrialization campaign 2020-11-26 [IndustriALL]

Despite landmark legal protections, women continue to face gender-based violence in pandemic-era Tunisia 2020-11-25 [Equal Times]

Covid-19 exacerbates precarious work in West and Central Africa 2020-11-17 [BWI]

Uganda unions engage social partners on African industrialization strategies 2020-11-12 [IndustriALL]

Unions seek greater involvement in OHS monitoring and inspection 2020-11-11 [BWI]

Unionists push for gender lens in collective bargaining 2020-10-28 [BWI]

Women, migrants the hardest-hit by Covid-19 pandemic 2020-10-27 [The Citizen]

Gov'ts and teacher unions renew their working commitment 2020-10-26 [Education international]

UN special rapporteur calls on African gov't to involve teachers unions 2020-10-26 [Education international]

Women hardest hit by income and job losses, reveals study 2020-10-23 [The Citizen]

Governments and teacher unions highlight benefits of collaboration 2020-10-10 [EI]

Governments and Teacher Unions renew their working commitment 2020-10-08 [Education International]

How Covid-19 affected 53m African workers in Q2 – ITUC 2020-10-08 [Blueprint]

FAJ, UNESCO hold African Media Stakeholders Conference on Access to Information 2020-10-01 [IFJ]

The future of the teacher profession and education addressed by education unions and governments 2020-09-29 [Education International]

Teacher unions raise awareness on child labour amidst Covid-19 2020-09-28 [Education international]

African Media Stakeholders Virtual Conference on Access to Information 2020-09-25 [IFJ]

The ongoing struggle to protect Guinea’s domestic workers 2020-09-24 [Equal Times]

Unions call for rapid and sustainable industrialization of Africa 2020-09-17 [IndustriALL]

Workers call for more healthcare investment in commemoration of World Patient Safety Day 2020-09-17 [Leadership]

2020 WPSD: ITUC tasks member countries on health workers’ wellbeing 2020-09-16 [Blueprint]

Sub Sahara Africa automotive sector: potential to boost manufacturing and create decent jobs 2020-09-09 [IndustriALL]

Why SADC should ratify Maritime Labour Convention 2020-09-05 [The Southern Times]

EI Africa Region Adopts Indicators for school reopening 2020-08-07 [Education International]

BWI’s Africa and Middle East Regional Conference moved to 2021 2020-07-31 [BWI]

IFJ holds Youth Working Group Webinar Meeting 2020-07-06 [IFJ]

Unions in Africa campaign for ratification of ILO C190 2020-06-27 [IndustriALL]

Workers intensify Asbestos ban campaign in Africa and Middle East 2020-06-24 [BWI]

Workers intensify Asbestos ban campaign in Africa and Middle East 2020-06-24 [BWI]

A massive labour migration is starting in mining industry post-lockdown 2020-06-11 [Fin24]

African Union: African journalists call for the cessation of hostilities against journalists to ensure safe practice of journalism in Africa 2020-06-11 [IFJ]

ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0: ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 and the World of Work in Africa 2020-06-11 [ILO ACTRAV]

Sex workers hit hard by lockdown laws 2020-06-10 [Open Democracy]

Towards a united voice for banana workers in Africa 2020-06-03 [Banana Link]

West African countries alert for child labour spike 2020-05-26 [Thomson Reuters]

After the 'migration crisis': how Europe works to keep Africans in Africa 2020-05-18 [Opendemocracy]

Arab women among most vulnerable to COVID-19 2020-05-14 [BWI]

EI African Regional Committee adopts statement of COVID-19 impact and re-opening of schools 2020-05-06 [Education International]

In Tunisia, Black Africans face “the harshest exploitation” 2020-05-04 [Equal Times]

Nurses in the Frontline This May Day 2020-05-02 [allAfrica]

Dramatic changes are coming to newsrooms across Africa 2020-04-30 [Mail & Guardian]

ITUC-Africa commemorates Workers’ Memorial Day with tributes, call for better work conditions 2020-04-28 [Leadership]

 VIDEO  Message of Crecentia Mofokeng on behalf of BWI Africa & Middle East region 2020-04-18 [BWI]

COVID-19: ITUC-Africa charges leaders to put continent on war footing 2020-04-08 [Leadership]

As desert locusts wreak havoc throughout east Africa, agricultural jobs and livelihoods hang in the balance 2020-04-01 [Equal Times]

First coronavirus cases in Liberia bring total in Africa to 1,000 2020-03-27 [PSI]

African trade unions want mining companies to follow COVID-19 protocols 2020-03-25 [IndustriALL]

Francophone Africa: Lack of consultation with education unions creates uncertainty as to how learning can continue during COVID-19 school closures 2020-03-22 [Education International]

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