Benefits of consolidating police departments
It is also how, for many years, COSATU has reproduced leadership.Further, we acknowledge the many members and leaders that have laid down their lives in service of the movement and the cause it is fighting for.COSATU is a movement of ordinary working men and women that have joined together to fight for a better life for the workers in the thousands of workplaces across the country.COSATU members also understand that workplace struggles are integrally linked to community and the broader struggle for social transformation.First, it must provide a political analysis of the domestic and global situation; identify opportunities and challenges; and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the forces fighting for change.The second task of the report is give feedback to delegates on what actions were taken to implement the mandate of the previous Congress, i.e. For that reason, the Political Report is divided into two parts, reflecting on the broad strategic challenges facing the democratic movement, and a report to delegates and members on the execution of the mandate.The Federation survived that test and emerged united behind a common programme and leadership, to the utter horror of the skeptics and dooms-day philosophers.We owe it to the maturity of delegates and the strength of our organisation that we survived the test.
As we undertake this task, we must remind ourselves of the advice by one of the African revolutionaries, Franz Fanon, when he said: "Each generation must find a mission, fulfill it or betray it" Certainly we hope that as a generation of trade unionists we plan to fulfill and not betray our mission. At the end of that fight no one could dare contradict us when we proudly declared that this Federation of Elijah Barayi and Leslie Masina is a conscience of our young democracy; a voice of the voiceless and marginalised; a champion and fearless spokesperson of the most downtrodden within and outside our borders.The political report is obviously tabled in a different context than the one that prevailed at the 8th National Congress: The question facing us as delegates is what has changed since the previous time we met?