Unions in Africa campaign for ratification of ILO C190

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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]

I saw colleagues die of Ebola. Health workers must not become coronavirus martyrs 2020-03-18 [The Guardian]

Regional Committee sets the course to revitalise education and teacher professionalism 2020-02-23 [EI]

Precarious life for immigrant job-seekers 2020-02-19 [GroundUp]

Unions can play an important role in intra-African trade 2020-02-13 [IndustriALL]

Sustainability and Just Transition key to the future of mining in Africa 2020-02-06 [IndustriALL]

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

African journalists strongly condemn dissolution of Sudanese journalists’ union as a gross human rights violation 2019-12-17 [IFJ]

Dr. Atwoli Elected as Workers Spokesperson on the African Continent in Cote d’ Ivoire. 2019-12-07 [COTU]

Strong labour market institutions ‘important’ to achieve decent work for all 2019-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

UN: Africa’s youth unemployment rate reflects ineffective development strategies 2019-12-05 [Eyewitness News]

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

Africa Unions Address Gender-Based Violence at Work 2019-11-27 [Solidarity Center]

ITUC-Africa demands repatriation of the continent’s ‘stolen wealth’ 2019-11-21 [Premium Times]

African Continental Free Trade Area must include decent work 2019-11-19 [IndustriALL]

Focus on industrialization in Africa 2019-11-18 [IndustriALL]

For the last four years, the African Trade Union Development Network has been promoting stronger unions and better development policies in Africa 2019-11-16 [Equal Times]

For the last four years, the African Trade Union Development Network has been promoting stronger unions and better development policies in Africa 2019-11-14 [Equal Times]

For the last four years, the African Trade Union Development Network has been promoting stronger unions and better development policies in Africa 2019-11-14 [Equal Times]

For the last four years, the African Trade Union Development Network has been promoting stronger unions and better development policies in Africa 2019-11-14 [Equal Times]

Social and economic woes weigh heavily on Algeria’s future 2019-11-06 [Equal Times]

In Zimbabwe, trade unionists, human rights activists and opposition politicians are under siege 2019-10-30 [Equal Times]

Organising precarious workers in Africa 2019-10-23 [Open Democracy]

Stronger Unions! Stronger Network! 2019-10-21 [BWI]

Sub-Saharan Africa sets ambitious union agenda 2019-10-16 [IndustriALL]

Unions intensify campaign for African industrialization 2019-10-15 [IndustriALL]

Chocolate makers face ultimatum over pay for African farmers 2019-10-14 [Fin24]

African women rise for gender equality 2019-10-11 [IndustriALL]

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