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No emergence of Africa without substantial public funding for education at the national level [Education International] 2021-07-29

Ecosanté: protecting growers and the environment in West Africa [IUF] 2021-07-28

Africa’s hidden victims: healthcare workers [100 Reporters] 2021-06-29

Social dialogue is the key to fostering trade union participation in recovery and resilience [Equal Times] 2021-06-10

COSATU Africa Day statement [COSATU] 2021-05-26

IUF Africa leads the fight for OHS on International Workers Memorial Day [IUF] 2021-04-29

IUF challenges Accor’s development plans in Africa over trade union rights violations [IUF] 2021-03-26

Governments must act urgently to protect educators and build stronger education systems [EI] 2021-03-08

International Women’s Day 2021 | Statement of Global Union Federations for the Arab region [EI] 2021-03-08

NUPGE participates in Global Assembly — Stand with Africa [NUPGE] 2021-03-07

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No emergence of Africa without substantial public funding for education at the national level 2021-07-29 [Education International]

Ecosanté: protecting growers and the environment in West Africa 2021-07-28 [IUF]

Unions discuss revival of the textile and garment sector in Africa 2021-07-15 [IndustriALL]

Arab educators and their unions ready to rebuild education and shape the future of their work 2021-07-10 [EI]

‘We are fighting a liberation struggle’ 2021-07-08 [The Guardian]

Eastern Africa: Journalists unite to demand action on media freedom and rights at work 2021-07-06 [IFJ]

Journalists unite to demand action on media freedom and rights at work 2021-07-06 [allAfrica]

Africa’s hidden victims: healthcare workers 2021-06-29 [100 Reporters]

COSATU statement on the SweepSouth report on pay and working conditions for domestic workers across Africa 2021-06-29 [COSATU]

Journalists fight to be recognised as frontline workers 2021-06-28 [SABC]

Resilience, diversity, and purpose at heart of union renewal drive 2021-06-26 [EI]

Social dialogue is the key to fostering trade union participation in recovery and resilience in Africa 2021-06-10 [Equal Times]

Social dialogue is the key to fostering trade union participation in recovery and resilience 2021-06-10 [Equal Times]

Innovative unionism pushed in Africa and Middle East 2021-06-10 [BWI]

Journalists call for binding framework on media freedom and quality journalism 2021-06-09 [IFJ]

Innovative unionism pushed in Africa and Middle East 2021-06-09 [BWI]

Press union slams UAE campaign against Qatar 2022 World Cup 2021-06-04 [Middle East Eye]

SAFTU salutes labour and social activists of our continent on Africa Day 2021-05-26 [SAFTU]

COSATU Africa Day statement 2021-05-26 [COSATU]

Asbestos is a serious threat to OHS 2021-05-20 [BWI]

ITUC-Africa seeks support as UN moves to address injustices against people of African descent 2021-05-13 [Leadership]

Africa's Domestic Workers Demand Urgent Reform in Pandemic Crisis For more info 2021-05-12 [Solidarity Center]

Covid-19: ITUC-Africa demands compensation for workers infected at workplace 2021-04-30 [Blueprint]

Covid challenges in the Arab World: PSI affiliates share experiences 2021-04-29 [PSI]

IUF Africa leads the fight for OHS on International Workers Memorial Day 2021-04-29 [IUF]

South-South union solidarity against challenges of energy transition 2021-04-21 [IndustriALL]

Young workers fight COVID-19 2021-04-14 [BWI]

Health workers left without Covid jabs as paltry supplies dwindle 2021-04-14 [The Guardian]

Covid-19: Labour calls for fair, free access to vaccines 2021-04-08 [Blueprint]

Airlines recovery in the Arab world 2021-04-07 [ITF]

IUF challenges Accor’s development plans in Africa over trade union rights violations 2021-03-26 [IUF]

Domestic Workers in Tanzania, Zambia, and Burkina Faso organized entrepreneurial initiatives to tackle COVID-19 and support each other´s economy 2021-03-11 [IDWF]

Governments must act urgently to protect educators and build stronger education systems 2021-03-08 [EI]

International Women’s Day 2021 | Statement of Global Union Federations for the Arab region 2021-03-08 [EI]

NUPGE participates in Global Assembly — Stand with Africa 2021-03-07 [NUPGE]

We want decent jobs in Sub Saharan Africa 2021-03-03 [IndustriALL]

Trade unions hail Okonjo-Iweala, insist trade rules respect workers’ rights 2021-02-17 [This Day]

Alternative Mining Indaba discusses sustainable mining under Covid-19 2021-02-17 [IndustriALL]

Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa 2021-02-03 [IFJ]

Silenced for raising questions on skilling migrants 2021-01-30 [PSI]

IFJ and FAJ join African leaders to launch new journalists' safety initiative 2021-01-28 [IFJ]

 VIDEO  Coronavirus: How sex workers are surviving in Uganda and Nigeria 2021-01-22 [BBC]

The fourth industrial revolution and Covid-19 in sub-Saharan Africa 2021-01-18 [Global Labour University]

Women’s network consolidates fight for gender equality 2021-01-13 [Education international]

Middle East and North Africa unions campaign for ratification of ILO C190 2021-01-08 [IndustriALL]

Sewing the Masks that Saved Them 2020-12-31 [Davar]

A Big Leap on Digital Communication Skills under the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020-12-28 [IDWF]

Unions intensify campaign to ban asbestos 2020-12-23 [BWI]

Approaches and responses to Covid-19 in MENA’s energy sector 2020-12-19 [IndustriALL]

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7-08-1944 The right to form trade unions is re-established in French colonies. This right remains limited for black Africans in the colonies. [more]