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Africa Bridging the labour gap : Can AfCFTA empower Africa youth, women and informal sector workers? [ITUC Africa] 20-02-2024

Africa 14th Edition of New Year School: Advancing Africa’s Transformation Agenda [ITUC Africa] 19-02-2024

Africa UNI affiliates sign two new agreements with Ericsson in West Africa [UNI] 17-02-2024

Africa OATUU participates in 7th African Social Partners Summit [OATUU] 17-02-2024

Africa Reactions to the ILO World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2023: African workers make a renewed call on the need and urgency to strengthen African Economies [ITUC Africa] 15-02-2024

Africa Reflecting on labour and community gains at the Mining Indaba [IndustriALL] 11-02-2024

Africa / Zimbabwe OATUU Applauds Zimbabwe’s Social Dialogue Initiative for Economic Advancement [OATUU] 03-02-2024

Africa IFJ begins migration-reporting training in West Africa [IFJ] 01-02-2024

Africa ITUC-Africa plans training of trade union leaders in preparation for Africa’s transformation agenda [The Tribune] 16-01-2024

Africa Migrant workers and GBV: African experts seek solutions [Nation] 22-12-2023


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Research on Awareness, Knowledge and Challenges of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) among African workers 2024-02-22 [ITUC Africa]

Bridging the labour gap : Can AfCFTA empower Africa youth, women and informal sector workers? 2024-02-20 [ITUC Africa]

14th Edition of New Year School: Advancing Africa’s Transformation Agenda 2024-02-19 [ITUC Africa]

OATUU participates in 7th African Social Partners Summit 2024-02-17 [OATUU]

Cuba Cuban Ambassador to Ghana pays courtesy visit to OATUU Secretariat 2024-02-17 [OATUU]

Las afiliadas de UNI firman dos nuevos acuerdos con Ericsson en África Occidental 2024-02-17 [UNI]

Les affiliés d'UNI signent deux nouveaux accords avec Ericsson en Afrique de l'Ouest 2024-02-17 [UNI]

UNI affiliates sign two new agreements with Ericsson in West Africa 2024-02-17 [UNI]

Reactions to the ILO World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2023: African workers make a renewed call on the need and urgency to strengthen African Economies 2024-02-15 [ITUC Africa]

New ILO Director: Advancing social justice is a work in progress 2024-02-12 [The Citizen]

Reflecting on labour and community gains at the Mining Indaba 2024-02-11 [IndustriALL]

WFTU Africa region congratulates its newly elected women working committee 2024-02-09 [NUM]

Aiutiamoci a casa loro 2024-02-05 [Collettiva]

Palestine OATUU calls for end to bombing and embargo imposed on Gaza 2024-02-03 [OATUU]

Zimbabwe OATUU Applauds Zimbabwe’s Social Dialogue Initiative for Economic Advancement 2024-02-03 [OATUU]

IFJ begins migration-reporting training in West Africa 2024-02-01 [IFJ]

Africa ‘We miners die a lot.’ Appalling conditions and poverty wages: lives of cobalt miners 2024-01-31 [The Conversation]

Finland BWI and SASK address emerging labour challenges in 2024 2024-01-30 [BWI]

Middle East BWI-MENA welcomes new projects coordinator 2024-01-24 [BWI]

Zimbabwe TNF calls for stronger social contract, better pay 2024-01-18 [The Herald]

Africa Los sindicatos médicos de Ceuta y Melilla suspenderán su huelga a final de mes para propiciar un acuerdo 2024-01-16 [Ceuta Actualidad]

ITUC-Africa plans training of trade union leaders in preparation for Africa’s transformation agenda 2024-01-16 [The Tribune]

Kenya A bold move: ITUC-Africa commends Kenyan Govt’s Commitment to Africa’s integration 2024-01-13 [The Authority]

Why AfCFTA, social protection, workers’ rights will dominate ATUMNET’s campaign in 2024 2024-01-11 [Nigerian Tribune]

Africa Minnesota fire fighters and emergency medical professionals embark on transformative training mission in Africa 2023-12-31 [IAFF]

'Championing Rights-Based Migration Governance: ITUC-Africa’s Call to Action on International Migrants Day' 2023-12-22 [ITUC Africa]

Migrant workers and GBV: African experts seek solutions 2023-12-22 [ITUC Africa]

Africa Ajaero: African Trade unions angry with Nigeria 2023-12-22 [ITUC Africa]

Migrant workers and GBV: African experts seek solutions 2023-12-22 [Nation]

Africa ITUC Africa concerns rising industrial disputes 2023-12-22 [Punchng]

ITUC-Africa tasks African governments, CSOs on human rights safeguard 2023-12-21 [Blueprint]

A New Dawn : Comrade Joel Akhator Odigie Elected General Secretary of ITUC-Africa 2023-12-14 [ITUC Africa]

African Trade Union key Demands for COP 28 2023-12-14 [ITUC Africa]

Preparing a Public Pathway to Address Energy Poverty and Energy Transition in sub-Saharan Africa 2023-12-09 [TUED]

Kgosana Masaseng: 'Building the capacity of our unions is my main focus' 2023-12-09 [FIFPRO]

COP28: las expectativas de los sindicatos de África Subsahariana 2023-12-07 [IndustriALL]

COP28 : les attentes des syndicats d’Afrique subsaharienne 2023-12-07 [IndustriALL]

Botswana ITUC- Africa elects first female president 2023-12-06 [Blueprint]

Nigeria Joel Odigie, new ITUC-Africa General Secretary’s agenda outlines issues in focus 2023-12-06 [Nigerian Tribune]

Africa ITUC-Africa confers prestigious award to Peter Mutasa 2023-11-30 [New Zimbabwe]

Unions at the Forefront: Navigating a Just Inclusive Transition to Sustainable Futures 2023-11-29 [OATUU]

Uganda ‘Africa running out of time to sort looming pensions crisis’ 2023-11-29 [The Independent]

Nigeria Joel Odigie in range to emerge ITUC-Africa General Secretary 2023-11-29 [Nigerian Tribune]

ITUC-Africa demands workers inclusion in AfCFTA implementation 2023-11-29 [Nigerian Tribune]

Kenya President Ruto to inaugurate ITUC-Africa Conference in Nairobi 2023-11-29 [The Star]

Women Speak: African women workers fight climate-induced violence 2023-11-28 [BWI]

Global Is press freedom stifled by the travel restrictions faced by African journalists? 2023-11-27 [Equal Times]

Middle East Unions endorse BWI’s climate manifesto, call for more health and safety protection for workers§ 2023-11-27 [BWI]

Nigeria Nigeria’s comrade Joel in pole position to emerge ITUC-Africa General Secretary 2023-11-26 [The Authority]

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