ITUC Accused of Funding Organized Crimes Against Workers in Somalia

Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) which is a NUSOJ affiliate raised alarming security concerns against media workers and trade union leaders at various levels by militias funded by the Brussels based International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). Following the ITUC funded drama in Mogadishu on 29 December, 2015, which a Somali national, Omar Faruk Osman… Read More

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The trade union fat cats who are strangling our country

Top union leaders are better paid than their counterparts in the private sector – and they do it by holding the nation to ransom, says Matthew Sinclair. Old-fashioned socialist firebrand trade-union representatives must be a little disappointed. Trade union leaders are supposed to be scourges of the rich, ensuring the money is taken for the… Read More

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Western monopoly in ilo worker group must end. Afro-Asians have bigger stake

It’s been almost a century now since the inception of International Labour Organisation. The idea behind its formation was noble: social protection, improving peace among classes and pursuing justice and work opportunities for all. Its founders and core members exchanged knowledge, experiences, and ideas on social policy. The ideology was one of consensus, not confrontation.… Read More

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THE CASE AGAINST NGOS

Oxfam, Save the Children or Greenpeace are morally good organizations. After all, what is wrong with organizations trying to eradicate poverty, help children or save the environment?  Nothing. At least at first sight. In an ideal case scenario, NGOs help strengthen civil society and local communities. Sometimes, they even fully replace governmental structures that are… Read More

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Fake NGOs must be exposed

NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisations are critical partners in development because they supplement Government’s efforts in filling some gaps. But it is evident that there are some pretenders in this noble sector. NGOs’ interests range from national to international issues depending on what they wish to advocate or intervene in. Some NGOs are sector-based because they operate based… Read More

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