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Monday, 26 March 2018 00:00

IOL Article : 2018 SA Fashion and All that Jazz


Link: https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/style-beauty/icymi-sa-designers-shine-at-annual-fashion-and-all-that-jazz-gala-14005903


John Zikhali Scholarship 2018 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 October 2017 00:00

John Zikhali Scholarship 2018 Applications

John Mtoleni Zikhali 1960-2006

The SA Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) invites applications for the John Zikhali Scholarship, in honour of the union’s late President.

•    The scholarship will be for studies that contribute directly to the advancement of trade unionism, decent work or the clothing and textile industry;
•    the scholarship will normally be awarded at post-graduate level, i.e. Honours, Masters or Doctorate level;
•    the successful applicant will be a South African citizen.

The scholarship will be for an amount of R30 000.

A single scholarship will be paid out in 2018. The successful applicant will receive the bursary for a one-year period in the form of a scholarship, subject to the right to apply again in future years.


Applications should be in the form of a letter of motivation, setting out all relevant details (proposed course of study, proposed research/study topic). In addition, applicants must also provide copies of their CV and academic record. 

Applications should be e-mailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Closing date: 08 December 2017

Applicants, who do not receive a reply from SACTWU within one  month after the closing date, should assume that their application has not been successful.


Weaving our Stories, Together PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 21 July 2017 00:00

The Norman Daniels Story


Norman Daniels

Age: 87,  
Ex-General Secretary of TWIU                         (1967 - 1987)
Ex-Cape Town City Councillor, Ward 8           (1963 - 1972)

“I wanted to be judged on the ability of my brain and the quality of my work, not on the colour of my skin! 
It was this lack of equality that drew me into politics. This was the engine inside me that drove me” 


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SACTWU Kicks off Matric Winter School Program PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 July 2017 15:46

Winter School 2017

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has kicked off its Matric Winter Schools Program, at the start of July. These schools are part of the union’s social responsibility program, and aims to assist working class matriculant children with extra lessons in some of the more difficult subjects, to help them prepare for successful matric year-end exams.
This year, a total of 1095 eligible learners nationally have applied to participate in the program.  We will focus on Mathematics, Physics, Life Science, English Home Language, English 1st Additional Language and Accounting and Business Subjects. A session on career guidance and life skills training is also offered.

On 3rd July Nelspruit and Durban kicked off their five day program with 26 and 51 learners respectively.

On Friday 7th July Isithebe, Northern Natal, 149 learners will register and participate in a six day program. Also running a six day program is Loskop in Ladysmith with 250 learners participating.

On Saturday 8th July, Cape Town will start its nine program with 210 learners participating, in Athlone. Classes in Newcastle with 130 learners also starts on Saturday 8th July and runs for 6 days.

The balance of the programs start on the 10th July and will run for 5 days in the following areas:

Port Elizabeth with 50 matric learners
East London with 64 Matric Learners
Qwa Qwa with 10 matric learners
Ezakheni, Ladysmith with 155 matric learners




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