About this site

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

September, Connie

Connie September was employed for 20 years at Rex Trueform in Cape Town, during which time she became a shop steward.  She was the first woman to be elected a COSATU national office bearer.

She is currently an MP and is the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Water Affairs & Forestry.

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. Return to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory site.