Sidumo Dlamini

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trade unionist and president of COSATU

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Nsthingila Hlatsikhulu, Swaziland

Sidumo “Sdumo” Dlamini was born in a rural village of Nsthingila Hlatsikhulu in Swaziland on 2 March 1966.  He moved to South Africa with his aunt at a young age. Sdumo Dlamini started schooling at the age of seven, in 1973, at Magugu Higher Primary in Ingwavuma, KwazuluNatal Province. He attended Ingwavuma High School in 1980 and finished his matriculation in 1984.

• Sidumo Dlamini. Who’s who Southern Africa. Available at: [accessed on 12 May 2015]
• Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Available at: [accessed on 12 May 2015]
• Nandipha, K. (2013). Sdumo Dlamini: Do the mighty always fall? Available at: [accessed on 12 May 2015] 

Last updated : 22-May-2015

This article was produced for South African History Online on 15-May-2015