The political struggle of the working class in Africa as a whole
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- Africans Observe Low-Key Workers' Day
- PANA, May 1996. Reports from various parts of Africa
indicate that workers are less enthusiastic about the day
because of economic hardships caused by low wages and higher
consumer prices. The weakening of the international labour
movement following the end of the cold war is also to blame
for workers' disillusionment.
- African unions press for Nigerians'
- ICEMUpdate..., 3 April 1998. Union leaders from
all over Africa will press the continent's employers
and governments to help secure the release of Milton Dabibi,
General Secretary of oil and gas workers' union
PENGASSAN, and Frank Kokori, General Secretary of oil and
gas workers' union NUPENG.
- Organizing—ICEM African unions' big
- ICEMUpdate..., 14 December 1998. At the
ICEM's first African Regional Conference (Johannesburg,
7-9 December), 120 delegates from ICEM unions in 16
countries of sub-Saharan Africa identified three main
challenges facing affiliates in the region.
- Trade union body aims at wholly democratic
- By Xolani Xundu and Sapa, in Business Day,
10 April 1999. Secretary-general Hassan Sunmonu of the
Organisation of African Trade Union Unity says political
and social stability is a precondition to Africa's