October 18, 2018

Closing address to the inaugural meeting of the SAFTU Central Committee

The South African Federation of Trade Unions held its first-ever meeting of its Central Committee, the highest constitutional structure between national Congresses. The meeting took place […]
October 16, 2018

South African Federation of Trade Unions President Mac Chavalala’s Keynote Address to the Central Committee

Chairperson of the session, Members of the NEC of SAFTU Provincial Leadership Invited Guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is my honour to welcome you all to […]
July 25, 2018

Address by Zwelinzima Vavi, SAFTU General Secretary, to the WWF in South Africa

Firstly comrades let me congratulate the WWF for the role you played in shaping the agenda of the WCS and producing its historic outcomes. From now […]
July 15, 2018

Tribute at the funeral of Petrus Mashishi by Zwelinzima Vavi, SAFTU General Secretary, Diepkloof, Soweto, 14 July 2018

We are gathered here to day to mourn the passing of our dear friend and comrade Petrus Mashishi and to celebrate the life of one of […]
April 9, 2018

Address by the SAFTU General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi to the SALIPSWU Founding Congress, held in Thaba Nchu

We bring revolutionary greetings from the National Office Bearers and members of the South African Federation of Trade Unions and wish you a very successful founding […]
February 24, 2018

Zwelinzima Vavi Address to the THOR Congress, to be held at the Plaza hotel, Durban 24 – 25 Feb 2018

President and General Secretary of THOR National Office Bearers Members of the National Executive Committee Activists and militants of the fighting THOR who are delegates to […]
December 4, 2017

Address by Zwelinzima Vavi, SAFTU General Secretary, to the Annual Closing Ceremony of the Academic and Professional Staff Association

Thank you for inviting me to speak on behalf of the national office bearers of the South African Federation of Trade Unions, and all the membership, […]
November 24, 2017

Address by SAFTU General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi to the Congress of the Commercial Stevedoring Agricultural & Allied Workers’ Union (CSAAWU)

Comrade John Daniels, General Secretary Trevor Christians, Treasure Peter Presence, the rest of the National Office Bearers team, members of the National Executive Committee. Delegates this […]
November 22, 2017

Opening address by SAFTU President Mac Chavalala to the 3rd National Executive Committee

NOBs, NEC Delegates, SAFTU staff and all affiliates staff members present here today. I welcome to you all to this important, third meeting of the National […]
November 13, 2017

Keynote Address to the launching Congress of SAFTU Western Cape, by President Mac Chavalala

Comrade Chairperson, delegates, guests and members of the media I bring greetings and best wishes from the National Office Bearers of our seven month-old dynamic, independent […]