COSATU praises Senzeni Zokwana
By Henry Booysen
24 November 2007
Congress of South African Trade Unions has congratulated the President of the National Union of Mineworkers Senzeni Zokwana for his achievement by being elected as President of the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers Union (ICEM).
“It’s a great honour for him and other unions in the country,” says COSATU national spokesperson Patrick Craven.
“We are very excited because our president will be leading the 20 million strong membership if the ICEM,” says spokesperson of the National Union of Mineworkers Lesiba Seshoka.
The announcement that was made yesterday in Bangkok follows that of SADTU General Secretary, Thulas Nxesi as President of Education International and Randall Howard General Secretary of SATAWU as President of the International Transport Education.