COSATU’s response to the Crisis: an anarcho-syndicalist assessment and alternative

Black Flame co-author Lucien van der Walt on the South African Trade Union Federation.

South African unions call off massive strike

Cosatu pickets

Unions have agreed to a government pay offer just 0.5% above inflation, describing it as "fantastic."

South Africa: ‘Massive’ strike spreads on 13th day

Cosatu pickets

A nationwide public sector strike by hundreds of thousands of workers has shut down schools, courts and hospitals in a bitter dispute over pay that has seen the army deployed against pickets.

General strike in South Africa

Hundreds of thousands of workers yesterday (Thursday 18th) supported trade union giant Cosatu’s one-day general strike in protest against job losses.