SADTU is mourning the passing of Comrade Sphamandla Qwana, a teacher, an HOD and a Chairperson of SADTU in the Thukela Branch.
Comrade Qwana as he affectionately became the branch Deputy Chairperson in 2013 and was elected in 2015 as the branch Chairperson, a position he was still holding when he passed on.
He was also an active member of the African National Congress and was the Branch Chairperson of ward 15 from 2009 until 2015.
In 2018 comrade Qwana was elected as the Mandeni COSATU Local chairperson. He started teaching at Lindayiphi Primary School in 2009 and was working at Khayalemfundo Primary under iLembe District as the Head of Department.He held this position until his departure. SADTU has her flag flying half-mast in respect of this young worker leader a hero.
The union would like to thank him and his family for the contribution he made in growing the organization. Comrade Qwana has made a remarkable mark in the struggle of the working class.
Details of the Memorial Service and Funeral are as follows; – Memorial Service: Thursday, 23rd January 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. Tugela Hall Funeral Service: Saturday, 25th January 2020 @ 09;00 @ Ndwedwe (Esidumbini | Facebook SADTU is mourning the passing of Comrade Sphamandla Qwana, a teacher, an HOD and a Chairperson of SADTU in the Thukela Branch.
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