Num News

#Budget2019: Cosatu demands that Mboweni preserve jobs at ailing parastatals

The call comes after the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) threatened last week to withhold its support for the ruling African National Congress in national elections in May should the government push ahead with the plan President Cyril Ramaphosa announced to unbundle power utility Eskom.

IOL , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Amcu calls on Sibanye Stillwater shareholders to disinvest

Amcu has accused the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) of colluding with Sibanye Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman to rob the working class of economic freedom.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Concerns around rating agency reactions to Mboweni's Eskom plan in budget speech

Num, Cosatu and others after the elections, they will sit around the table and they won't buck in [sic]."

EWN , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

ANC: ‘We’ve learnt from mistake of not consulting alliance partners on Eskom’

The comment follows a veiled threat from an affiliate of the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) to withdraw its support for the governing party in the upcoming general elections.

EWN , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

S.Africa's Gold Fields FY profit slumps as production drops

In response, the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) went on strike at the mine on Nov. 2.

Reuters , Africa Feb 15, 2019

Ramaphosa's SONA glow turns to load shedding darkness

This 'unbundling' was immediately seized upon by Cosatu and the Num as tantamount to the wholesale privatisation of the parastatal.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Eskom unbundling: Ramaphosa to hold urgent meeting with ANC alliance partners

Num has threatened to withhold its support for the ANC during the May elections if government goes ahead with plans to unbundle the state-owned utility.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

Ramaphosa seeks to bring labour on board over plans to unbundle Eskom

“Let us reject the false narrative that the only way out of this is through bitter confrontation and conflict.” CONCERNS AROUND THE UNBUNDLING OF ESKOM The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) says if the government ignores its concerns around the unbundling of Eskom, its members could retaliate by withholding their votes at the polls.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

'Not at all. Not at all' - Ramaphosa gets standing ovation as he responds to sellout claims

READ: Ramaphosa refuses to show DA his son's Bosasa contract The president said he wanted to explain to EFF leader Julius Malema the formation of the Num, as it has been raised in the past that the Num was an Anglo-American project.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

FIRST TAKE: The day an ANC president had to defend his struggle credentials

Ramaphosa, the founding general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) and scourge of mining bosses, anointed by Mandela as the ANC's lead negotiator during the transition and the midwife of the final Constitution, found it necessary to tell Mosioua Lekota and Julius Malema that he was not "a sell-out".

News 24 , South Africa Feb 14, 2019