Tuesday, October 11, 2016

NEHAWU Congratulates Its President For Being Elected as WFTU President
11 October 2016

The National Education Health & Allied Workers Union [NEHAWU] congratulates its President, Cde Mzwandile Makwayiba for being elected as President of the World Federation of Trade Unions [WFTU] at the 17th Congress held in Durban last week. Cde Makwayiba will be President for the next five years.

His election proves the confidence WFTU has in his leadership capacity and we as NEHAWU, are more than convinced that he will tackle his new responsibility with aplomb. We wish him well in his new duty to service the more than 78 million workers belonging to more than 210 trade union organizations, from 105 countries across all six inhabited continents.

Cde Makwayiba will contribute greatly in undertaking the process to build proletariat internationalism, fight the system of capitalist oppression and the unification of the human race.

This further proves that NEHAWU is a trade union that takes internationalism very seriously and will continue to fight for workers not only in our native South Africa but worldwide as well.

Issued by NEHAWU Secretariat

For further information, please contact:

Bereng Soke (General Secretary) at 082 455 2717; Zola Saphetha (Deputy General Secretary) at 082 558 5968; Khaya Xaba (NEHAWU National Spokesperson) at 011 833 2902 - 082 455 2500 or email: khaya@nehawu.org.za Visit NEHAWU website: www.nehawu.org.za

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