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Chidi Bosole replied to Norman Ntai's discussion COSATU announces a National Spokesperson
"Revolutionary Greetings I wishes Comrade Norman Mampane and Sizwe Pamla a healthy relationship with current Cosatu Leadership and the entire Federation but not forgetting to purse the working class struggle forward for its immancipation. ViVA THE…"
Sep 30, 2015
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sylvia hammond replied to Norman Ntai's discussion COSATU announces a National Spokesperson
"Well done Norman on your appointment as Editor of the Shop Steward.  You take over at a very challenging time for organised labour.  I feel that we are back in the 1980s - I'm not sure that you are old enough to remember that :). I…"
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COSATU announces a National Spokesperson

COSATU announces a National SpokespersonNorman Mampane, COSATU Acting National Spokesperson, 29 September 2015The Congress of South African Trade Union has appointed Mr Sizwe Pamla as a National Spokesperson. Mr Pamla will resume his duties with effect from Thursday, the 1st October 2015. He has been a Spokesperson from NEHAWU for many years. COSATU has also appointed Mr Norman Mampane as The Shopsteward Editor. Mr Mampane has held the fort as an acting spokesperson for a while. ‘We acknowledge…See More
Sep 29, 2015
Irene James replied to Norman Ntai's discussion Collective Bargaining in the education sector must be strengthened to resolve the ANA saga
"Agree 100% - stop politicking and make a real difference.  The unions need to stop thinking about themselves, and think about those that really matter - the learners."
Sep 28, 2015
Steve Short replied to Norman Ntai's discussion Collective Bargaining in the education sector must be strengthened to resolve the ANA saga
"Some interesting spin Mr Ntai.  There is nothing stopping teachers from conducting ongoing assessment if their focus is on the DEVELOPMENT of learners!  Secondly, if SADTU wants to carry fight for a better learner:teacher ratios and/or…"
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Chidi Bosole replied to Norman Ntai's discussion Self cultivation is a personal development...Did you register for a free online course with Global Labour University?
" I want to register. How do I go about it? Regards Bosole Chidi"
Jun 11, 2015
Chidi Bosole replied to Norman Ntai's discussion DITSELA workplace practical learning visit resumes....70% of the learning on a learnership must happen in the actual workplace.
"I wishes the student of this class to make a difference as per the previous students . The Legislations changes it is a crirtical issue at the workplaces especially on section198 A-D of the Act. As Trade Union is a change Agent , we need to see…"
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“Without Revolutionary theory, there can be no Revolutionary Movement.”-COSATU congratulate Shopstewards on their graduation at UCT and UWC

Norman Mampane, COSATU Acting National Spokesperson, 22 May 2015The Congress of South African Trade Unions has congratulated Shopstewards and Officials, who graduated today from DITSELA in partnership with the University of Western Cape and University of Cape Town on various programmes such as Labour Law, Political Economy, Organizer Skills, Leading and Managing Trade Unions, Women Leadership and Educator Development at St Georges Conference Centre, at Irene.The Graduations were held under the…See More
May 24, 2015

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Pierre Wepener replied to Norman Ntai's discussion Did you register????? Global Labour University launches free online course
"Will I get a statement of result and a certificate?"
Mar 30, 2015

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Tell us about what you do
I'm the Former POPCRU National Educator and my brief was about coordination of National Education,Training and Skills Development,work with SASSETA in the delivery of Training Interventions for SAPS,DCS and Traffic, interacted with Labour Service Organizations such as Ditsela,Workers College,sat at Old Mutual Education Trust Board meeting for members scholarship,and organized training for our SADC counterparts in Lesotho,Swaziland,Botswana etc.Sitting at COSATU Media Forum for all Affiliates Spokespersons.And also the former National Spokesperson of POPCRU and Editor of POPCRU NEWS.

An Aspirant Marxist-Leninist Scholar, a forward looking Spindoctor, a Spokesperson,a Writer,a former Pedagogue, PR Specialist, a Unionnaire. And currently a Communications Officer at COSATU
What companies or organisations are you with?
POPCRU ,SACP, ANC and COSATU

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"Choosing the Right Moment to shaping the future"

Posted on August 25, 2011 at 15:00 0 Comments

Dear Sir/Madam

 

The National Planning Commission [NPC] has just shortly launched what is called NPC JAM in which all South African are called to participate in shaping the "2030 Vision",on the basis of the mandate bestowed to the Commissioners by the Presidency,to put forward solid research,sound evidence and clear recommendations for government.

The event was attended by DJ's,Academics,Youth,Civil Society,NPC,NYDA etc...

 

A JAM is a collaborative,on-line…

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'Papsak payments' in Western Cape farms displays empty brains [shells] of farmers

Posted on August 23, 2011 at 17:35 0 Comments

It is quite shocking in the era of our democracy to have research reports selectively accepted.The Human Rights Watch Research Report was taken as 'lacking substance', on facts it revealed that actually [farm] workers within the farming sector in Western Cape are paid with 'papsak-alcohol' after toiling for more than 31 days.

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"Kgaka ya hwa,mae a bola!",are we really a prejudiced society?

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 3:36 2 Comments

Kgaka ya hwa, Mae a bola!, are we really a prejudiced society?

Whilst we are virginally in the women’s month, it is lettered to interrogate some of the unwritten laws of nature and perhaps the implications of some stereotypes impacted to us through the idiomatic expressions of our rich vernaculars.

There is one which goes as follows;’kgaka ya hwa, Mae a bola’, loosely translated as ‘if a guinea fowl dies, the eggs putrefy’. And these words have narrowly…

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POPCRU argues that South Africa has unfair and wrong disparities of income

Posted on August 8, 2011 at 11:38 1 Comment

POPCRU argues that South Africa has unfair and wrong disparities of income

 

The COSATU Living Wage Campaign has hit the nail on the wage deferential in the current conjuncture. Many workers are squeezed against the wall with rising cost of living which is inclusive of high transport costs, exorbitant housing and/or rentals and drunken food and clothing prices.

 

And we argue further that the living wage campaign is indeed "a cornerstone of a just…

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Are Worker's Demands for a double digit figure realistic?

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 9:07 10 Comments

 

Are Worker’s demands for a double digit figure realistic?



It was interesting to have witnessed how employers are still arrogant in narrowing wage gaps in the current conjuncture through the Media platforms by still advocating that Trade Unions are unrealistic. A question was asked as to whether; Are Worker's demands for a double digit figure realistic?

The toiling masses have always been striving for more for their sweats and on the other hand the captains of…

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At 5:05pm on September 29, 2015, sylvia hammond gave Norman Ntai a gift
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Well done on your appointment Normal - wishing you a successful Editorship of the Shop Steward
At 11:27am on June 23, 2015, sylvia hammond gave Norman Ntai a gift
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Happy birthday Norman - best wishes for a happy day & successful year. I remember when we met at the COSATU education conference. Thank you for your contribution to the skills-universe. sylvia
At 12:51pm on June 23, 2012, sylvia hammond gave Norman Ntai a gift
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Happy birthday Norman from the skills-universe team
At 8:02 on November 10, 2009, Howard Mwape said…
Sir can we exchange contact numbers mine is 072 177 8708 email mhoward73@yahoo.com am a training service provider and i have trained Popcru on negotiation skills before
At 13:50 on October 16, 2009, Merriam Tleane said…
Thank you
At 9:54 on July 7, 2009, sylvia hammond said…
Hi Norman - welcome to our skills-universe & thanks for adding your photo, I'll feature you at the top of the members page. Please feel free to join the Gauteng group & as many other groups as you are interested in - and of course, please invite your friends & all your colleagues to join :)
 
 
 

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