Amnesty International blackmailing Nigeria – Defence Headquarters raises alarm

The Nigerian Defence headquarters (DHQ) on Wednesday, February 22 slammed Amnesty International (AI) for allegedly carrying fabricated ‘lies’ about Nigeria and its battle against the Boko Haram insurgents. The AI reported that 240 people died as a result of insurgency in the north-east The AI had reported the death of 240 people including babies in… 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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Kazakh Authorities Dissolve Trade Union Center

ITUC affiliated national centre and its two affiliates, namely the National Healthcare Workers’ Union and National Domestic Workers’ Union have been dissolved. All the office documents of the Confederation have been seized and its national operations have been paralyzed. Authorities are accusing the CNTUK of violation of the terms for submitting documents for re-registration, a… Read More

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The International Labour Organization: workers rights champion or 90-pound weakling?

The ILO oversees the global protection of workers’ rights. It should consider instigating and/or supporting litigation in courts to serve that purpose. A contribution to oGRs’ debate on economic and social rights.  In 1969, at the height of its global influence, the International Labour Organization (ILO), a specialized agency of the UN, was awarded the… Read More

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‘Fake NGO’ re-emerges as jobless youth fall into trap

An organisation that was accused of collecting money from Kenyans on the pretence that it would offer them lucrative jobs has resurfaced after going under for six months. The East Africa Sub-Sahara Safe Promotion Foundation-International (SSASPF) on Thursday held a meeting at Garden Estate plot 58 in Nairobi where more than 5,000 jobseekers attended. The… Read More

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