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SNAT Pres­i­dent Wel­come Dlamini busted into song as soon as he took to the podium and said they are a union or­gan­i­sa­tion as SNAT.

He warned that they will talk pol­i­tics at the event of their for­mer leader, im­me­di­ately ques­tion­ing her re­tire­ment.

“You are young, is it a po­lit­i­cal state­ment by the pow­ers that be that you are re­tired yet we still wanted your wisdom as SNAT”.

The SNAT pres­i­dent said they were also hop­ing she would also be given the two years ex­ten­sion others are get­ting so that pupils and the teach­ers union could ben­e­fit more from their wisdom.

Dlamini de­scribed the re­tired teacher as a Pan African­ist leader, eat­ing only on the top most branches of trees with her ideals in the teach­ing pro­fes­sion.

“We thank you for the role you played for SNAT and the teach­ing Pro­fes­sion.”

The SNAT pres­i­dent fur­ther wish to em­u­late what others have been say­ing about women be­ing fear­less and in Sibongile Maz­ibuko said they have seen it. bo­make bay­im­bokodvo “When they say

and they are un­shak­able even on the sit­u­a­tions that men can­not phan­tom I to­tally agree.

“We know that Sibongile joined the school as a widow and was able to raise four chil­dren by her­self un­der dif­fi­cult sit­u­a­tions,” adds SNAT Pres­i­dent.


The pres­i­dent also touched on is­sues of SNAT pol­i­tics that they are wag­ing a war to­wards get­ting what is due to them in terms of cost of leav­ing ad­just­ment. Maz­ibuko was told she will still be needed for guid­ance as stal­wart in the ac­tiv­i­ties of SNAT and her in­put not only ad­vis­ing but also in bring­ing them to or­der when they are tak­ing an­other di­rec­tion that will not ben­e­fit the teach­ing pro­fes­sion in­ter­est.

The SNAT pres­i­dent warned gov­ern­ment say­ing “you don’t start a fight when you have a big head as you will have to take all the punches”.

“We are ask­ing for sol­i­dar­ity in the in­dus­trial ac­tion we are plan­ning and gov­ern­ment be warned as even an ele­phant can be trapped by webs of a spi­der and take it down.”

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