Vavi earns R500 000 a year

2010-11-04 11:01

Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi earns R500 000 a year, he revealed today.

“That is coming strictly from the subscriptions of Cosatu members,” Vavi told a gathering organised by The Daily Maverick online publication in Sandton.

“Not a single cent of it comes from any other source,” Vavi said.

Vavi has publicly condemned people who amassed wealth through political connections and corrupt means.

He has called for lifestyle audits, something frowned upon by Cosatu’s ally the ANC.

Vavi has spoken out against “political hyenas” and the “predatory elite” who don’t see anything wrong with “reducing women to trays.”

This was in reference to a party held by a prominent businessman during which sushi was served off the half-naked bodies of women.?

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