Power Struggle Brewing At Manual Workers Union


An intense power struggle is brewing between long serving CEO, Johnson Motshwarakgole and the National Executive Committee (NEC) over the control of National Amalgamated Local and Central Government and Parastatal Workers Union (NALCGPWU).

Some members of the executive committee are said to be complaining of what they see as maladministration at the Union and decisions made by a section of the NEC led by National Chairperson, Olebile Molamu. On the hand, the veteran trade unionist is being accused of starting a war against some members of the Committee.

It is said Motshwarakgole, who has been a powerful figure at the Union for many years, has been abusing and mismanaging union funds.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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