Change low graphic options | Change language | Skip content to navigation
Page context: Home > About us > In Memory > In Memory: Sibusiswe Moyo
The ITF is deeply saddened to announce the death of Sibusiswe Moyo, Union and Country HIV/AIDS Coordinator for the Zimbabwe Amalgamated Railway Workers’ Union (ZARWU).
A longstanding HIV/AIDS activist and trade unionist, Sibusiswe died after she fell ill on 28 May, the second day of a three-day workshop on the ITF Africa HIV project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which she was attending.
Actively involved in developing workplace HIV policies for the transport sector in partnership with other unions, she also led a number of other initiatives, including the establishment of an orphans’ fund and music, dance and drama projects to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.
Sibusiswe was also an active and communicative trade unionist and was keen to participate not only in the ITF Africa HIV project and but also in other initiatives.
ITF General Secretary David Cockroft said: "Sibusiswe was a prominent advocate in the fight against HIV and AIDS. She not only helped to develop workplace HIV policies for the transport sector, but also led other key initiatives. Her death represents a great loss to Africa's campaign against HIV and AIDS."
The Ethiopian ITF affiliate, the Transport and Communications Workers' Trade Unions Industrial Federation, which was hosting the workshop, cooperated in helping to repatriate Sibusiswe’s body to her native Zimbabwe; both the union’s President Daniel Gebeyehu and ITF Africa Regional Secretary Joe Katende flew to Harare to ensure her safe return to her family. Katende also attended her funeral near Bulawayo.
The ITF expresses condolences to the ZARWU and asks for sympathies to be extended to Sibusiswe’s family.
Other pages for About us:
About the ITF | Executive Board | Affiliates | Constitution | Congress | What is the ITF? | Contact Us | Vacancies | Tenders | Forthcoming Meetings | ITF Policy on Mutual Respect | ITF Blogs
Other pages for In Memory:
In Memory: Bala Tampoe | In Memory: Shanti Patel | In Memory: Vusie Welcome Mabuza | In Memory: Alexander Ageev | In Memory: Adele Pellegrini | In Memory: Bob Crow | Nelson-Mandela | In Memory: Umraomal Purohit | In Memory: Dr. C.P. Srivastava, KCMG | In memory: Basile Mahan Gahé | In Memory: Juan Carlos Pucci | In Memory: Ian Sherwood | In Memory: Steve Edwards | In Memory: Enrique Venturini | In Memory: Frode Gross | In Memory: Barbara Ruthmann | In memory: Kemal Işkın Keleşoğlu | In Memory: René Lioeanjie | In Memory: Manohar Kotwal | In Memory: Charles Narelli | In Memory: Dr. M.K Pandhe | In Memory: Amir Shah | In Memory: John Bowers | In Memory: Gerhard Eggers | In Memory: Fathi Nasser | In Memory: Juan Manuel Palacios | In Memory: Farayi Makanda | In Memory: Kazukiyo Doi | In Memory: Michalis Zenzefyllis | In Memory: Shunji Yamano | In Memory: Captain Gregorio Oca | In Memory: Marcelino Camacho | In Memory: NURTW Union Staff | In Memory: Magbè Bangoura | In Memory: Eisuke Masuda | In Memory: Neil Kearney | In Memory: Juma Khamis | In Memory: Klas Valbärj | In Memory: John Newman | In Memory: Jack Jones | In Memory: Antonios Maounis | In Memory: James Brunkenhoefer | In Memory: Tony Ayton | In Memory: J.P. Chaubey | In Memory: Anderson Mhungu | In memory: Francis Mungroo | In Memory: Janek Kuczkiewicz | In Memory: Bill Goodger | In Memory: Karin Alleweldt | In Memory: Stefan Nedzynski | In Memory: Heribert Maier | In Memory: Ingrid Köhler | In Memory: Richard Flint
Home | About us | Solidarity | Flags of Convenience campaign | Seafarers | Dockers | Civil Aviation | Railways | Road Transport | Urban Transport | Tourism | Inland Navigation | Education | Young Workers | Women | Fisheries | ETF Home | Congress 2010
Transport International Magazine
Full graphics version
accessibility | site help | site map
ITF House, 49-60 Borough Road, London SE1 1DR | +44 20 7403 2733 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright © 2012 International Transport Workers' Federation