South Africa 

SACP mourns the demise of Comrade Jackson Mthembu

South African Communist Party SACP mourns the demise of Comrade Jackson Mthembu 21 January 2021 The South African Communist Party (SACP) conveys its heartfelt condolences to the family of Comrade Jackson Mthembu (62), who passed away on Thursday 21 January 2021 from COVID-19 related complications. Comrade Jackson was the Minister in the Presidency in the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. The SACP also sends its deepest condolences to the African National Congress (ANC) for the great loss encountered. Mthembu was a long-standing member of the ANC National Executive Committee.…

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Cuba South Africa 

SACP condemns the Trump-led US imperialist regime for its intensified aggression against Cuba

The South African Communist Party (SACP) condemns in the strongest terms possible the announcement made by the United States imperialist regime categorising Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. This has been done as a smokescreen for the tightening of the unilateral and arbitrary blockade of Cuba, a repeated violation of international law which has been, time and again, overwhelmingly condemned by the United Nations and all peaceful people around the world.

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Egypt 

WFTU supports the demands of the workers in Egypt

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 105 million workers in 132 countries all over the globe, joins its voice with the one of the workers of the textile factory Ghazl Kafr el-Dawar, where seven thousand workers are employed, and we ask the government to satisfy the rightful demands of the workers. The textile sector is of strategic importance, in which Egypt has a tradition of centuriesand it is not acceptable job positions to be lost and working families to starve. We support the struggle of the workers against the…

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Communist Movement South Africa 

SACP welcomes strengthening of measures to bring COVID-19 under control, calls for co-operation and unity to face off multiple capitalist system crises

SACP end-of-year statement, Tuesday 29 December 2020 The South African Communist Party takes this opportunity to wish every person and family in South Africa a safe festive season and a better new year. No social change happens on its own, however. Human beings make their own history, although they do not make it under self-selected circumstances but under circumstances existing already and shaped by other developments. To achieve a safe festive season and a better new year, we should all make history differently-by behaving differently.

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South Africa 

WFTU WORKING WOMEN COMMITTEE MOURNS THE DEATH OF WFTU VICE-PRESIDENT & NUM GENERAL SECRETARY, DAVID KOLEKILE SIPUNZI

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) Women Committee is deeply saddened about the sudden death of its Vice-President Comrade David Kolekile Sipunzi who passed on on the 25th December 2020. Undoubtedly, the working-class revolution has lost a dedicated servant of the people. His dedication to the working-class revolution globally reflects an inspiring legacy that will guide many generations to come.

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South Africa 

SACP saddened by the untimely passing of NUM General Secretary, Cde David Kolekile Sipunzi

It is with immense sorrow that we mourn the untimely passing of the General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Comrade David Kolekile Sipunzi. As part of his commitment to the struggle of the workers for a better life, Sipunzi also served at the global level as one of the Vice Presidents of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU). The South African Communist Party (SACP) expresses its message of sincere condolences to Sipunzi’s family, the NUM and the WFTU for the great loss encountered.

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Britain West Sahara 

Communist Party of Britain on declaration on Western Sahara

The Communist Party of Britain condemns the recent declaration by the United States, the Israeli Government and the Kingdom of Morocco supporting and recognising Morocco’s illegal occupation of Western Sahara. This declaration is in violation of UN resolution 621 (1988) upholding the right of the people of Western Sahara to self-determination and to be able to express their will through a referendum, a right denied by Morocco’s occupation.

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