South African 'Tiny Giant' Trade Unionist Emma Mashinini Dies
Emma Mashinini was a trade unionist who founded the Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union in 1975. - it has since been renamed the South African Catering and Commercial Allied Workers Union. She served on the country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission and and became the Commissioner for Restitution of Land Rights. She received numerous awards including the Order of the Baobab and the Order of Luthuli.
Emma Mashinini (file photo).
South Africa: Condolences to Emma Mashinini's Family
SAnews.gov.za, 11 July 2017
President Jacob Zuma has extended condolences to the family of the late prominent trade unionist and activist, Emma Mashinini. Read more »
Govt of SA, 13 July 2017
President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for respected trade unionist and human rights activist, Ms Emma Mashinini, who passed on 10 July 2017, at… Read more »
South Africa: ANC Mourns Passing of Comrade Emma Mashinini
ANC, 12 July 2017
The African National Congress mourns the passing of a dedicated worker leader, trade unionist and a veteran of our movement, Comrade Emma Thandi Mashinini on Monday, 10 July 2017,… Read more »
South Africa: Cosatu, ANC Praise Trade Unionist Emma Mashinini
News24Wire, 10 July 2017
Emma Mashinini was a legendary trade unionist and pioneer until the very end, the ANC and Cosatu said on Monday, following her death at the age of 87. Read more »