Cosatu concerned over DA shirts at school

2011-04-20 18:01

Cape Town - The humble election freebie - the T-shirt - set off a flurry of press comment on Wednesday as the Congress of SA Trade Unions in the Western Cape accused the DA of forcing schoolchildren to wear its brand during a hockey match.

"Cosatu is outraged at the DA violating children's rights at a school in Overberg High in Caledon, by forcing children to wear DA sweaters during school activities," said Tony Ehrenreich whom the ANC has nominated as its candidate for Cape Town mayor should it oust the DA there in the local government elections.

Cosatu wanted the Independent Electoral Commission and the education department to investigate the matter, in the light of education department policy to ban political activity at schools.

"... or does this not apply to DA supporters," asked Ehrenreich.

The Democratic Alliance, not immediately knowing specific details about the alleged incident, said there should be no political activity at schools but they would look into it.

The principal of the school was not available to comment, but within half an hour the DA sent an e-mail to say that the T-shirts were given in response to a request for a donation.


"The first hockey team asked the DA for a donation of shirts, as they did with other businesses in the area," said Bronagh Casey, spokesperson for the province's Education MEC Donald Grant, by e-mail.

"The shirts were voluntarily worn by the girls at their practice session yesterday [Tuesday] around 16:00. Once the principal was made aware of the situation they were asked to replace the shirts," she wrote, adding that Cosatu was politicising the issue to promote its own political agendas.

Ehrenreich referred further queries to Jonavon Rustin, provincial secretary of the SA Democratic Teachers' Union, who after listening to the DA's explanation and being offered a chance to counter-comment, said they accepted the DA's explanation that the children were not forced.

"It's fine, we accept that."

But, he added: "The DA should know it as well that it cannot give T-shirts to learners at school. If they asked for a donation they should have given them plain T-shirts."

He said the amended Schools Act for the province prohibited political posters, T-shirts, branding of cars, branding on the wires, branding in the classrooms.

"The DA knows this, these are the rules of engagement. They shouldn't have given the T-shirts to the kids in the first place. It's fine for after school, but not [on] school premises...why not give the kids plain unbranded T-shirts?

"You can advertise at school," he continued. "But political activities are not allowed. You can advertise KFC because that is income-generating, but there must be no political activities."

  • Spoofed - 2011-04-20 18:11

    Wow. Becoming desperate are we?

      Together - 2011-04-21 14:57

      At least their T-shirts aren't stopping them from getting an education, which is EXACTLY what's happening to every learner/youth that is kept out of school by a protest or a court-case.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 09:02

      By enshrining what the IEC constitution stipulates, we are definitely not. This guy is the best candidate for a job especially when I compare him to De Lille who comes from a failed party. She got there by selling her peoples votes she cannot be trusted.

      Robnob - 2011-05-03 22:21

      EISH are so dizzy hey... Your equally uneducated "brother" JuJu was doing EXACTLY that last time votes were required, taking children out of classes to lecture them on the ANC. Maybe the members of your troop don't understand the saying " What's good for the goose is good for the gander"

  • nuclear - 2011-04-20 18:14

    They're scared of you Tony, & the DA is not corrupt, just incompetent?

      Cynical Sci - 2011-04-20 19:10

      not sure what you are getting at, would you like them to be corrupt?

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:14

      Good you acknowledge the DA is not corrupt! Incompetence is the pedi word for ANC!

      Gatvol - 2011-04-25 08:12

      If the DA was so incompetent, how come they turned the Cape into the best run province in SA, while the rest of the ANC led country is crumbling??

      Wollie - 2011-04-28 11:11

      Mmm, it seems that you are really concern about the wellbeen of the DA. At least one concern on the state of affairs of another orgination. Well done. South Africa is starting to change.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 09:13

      Tony is by far the best candidate for a job. People of Cape Town should vote for the ANC candidate, the proof that ANC works is visible across South Africa. @Gatvol please lies do not assist the situation because it is clear the DA did not efficiently run that municipality. Look at the CT surroundings, really now you cannot fool people here. Please expose DA lies and we can have a better country. What is the point of getting clean audit when there is no visible service delivery? I remind you that all the cities infrastructure were upgraded by the national government for World Cup. No service delivery and yet we see the DA launching the biggest political campaign ever in South Africa, what does that tells you? Please learn from ANC supporters the political party needs to be hold accountable, as far as I can see you DA supporters are blindly following your party!

      rasta7109 - 2011-05-03 21:46

      @mlungisi: Get off the stuff you're smoking/sniffing/drinking brother, it is clearly making you delusional.

      Robnob - 2011-05-03 22:25

      Ja @nuclear if you call painting yellow lines on already existing roads corrupt then they must be. Enriching the white minority by making bicycle lanes? You okes are dumber than initially expected. The common thing amongst people who vote ANC is that they lack an education! Foresight and general intelligence. The new black youth of today are educated and can see how even they are being screwed over by the ANC big wigs...and therefore voting for other parties or not voting at all.

      Robnob - 2011-05-03 22:28

      @Mlungisi...honestly bro, maybe you should hit those text books again. Or at least go on a little tour of SA and see how run down the ANC led municipalities are. Take a trip to KZN, where there was ZERO permanent infrastructure laid down, just temporary fixes. Eish are so dizzy!

      Jason - 2011-05-04 16:37

      You can see by the efforts in the Cape they are incompetent, oh wait no best run province and yet the word incompetent is used, well must ask what the rest must be then.

  • Ivym - 2011-04-20 18:16

    Yet ANC pupils can stone teachers and principals at two schools today because their mouthpieces are not allowed to come to the schools during school time. Ehrenreich is a joke as is his party - problem is they are an extremely dangerous joke at that.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 09:17

      So DA was there to protect the teachers? lol you are the joke! In ANC we do not tolerate nonsense, the school wanted a sponsorship not DA's cheap politicking and the DA to advantage and exploited the needy pupils.

      World Traveler - 2011-05-01 21:22

      Ehren is an incompetent joke.

      Robnob - 2011-05-03 22:31

      @mlungisi...ANC, or black people, allow their schools to be run down with broken windows and stolen equipment. White schools aren't better, they are just appreciated and looked after by the students that attend them. Seriously, its never too late to hit those text books again, you have time. Get an education, get some common sense and then come write your 2c worth.

  • Smindlo - 2011-04-20 18:16

    but its OKAY for ANC affiliated union members to attend to union gatherings during school hours? f@ucken hypocrites, I am sure the learners would have resisted wearing the t-shirts if they did not want, thats if whats said is true.

      LBS - 2011-04-21 10:36

      Exactly. The ANC are sad losers!

      mduduzik - 2011-04-21 14:35

      Do you condone what DA has done just because the ANC and Cosatu is doing it?I see no matter of principle in your comment Smindlo.If its wrong then its wrong irrespective of who is doing it.

      Together - 2011-04-21 14:59

      At least T-shirts aren't stopping these learners them from getting an education, which is EXACTLY what's happening to every learner/youth that is kept out of school by a protest or a court-case

      Jason - 2011-05-04 16:38

      Free T-shirts never hurt anyone!

  • Francois - 2011-04-20 18:18

    Good now we have that cleared. Will the ANC also take back all the t - shirts that they gave to school children in the past or tell us how they will see to it that their t - shirts are not worn on school premises? Thanks Tony (who goes to the private hospital and not the government one) - we bank on you to not be hypocritical anymore and castigate your alliance partner in public when its t - shirts are worn by school children at a school or when Youth Malema wants to address school children at a school. We are looking up to you Tony - our fearless leader!

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:17

      Tony, take a bunch of improvished schoolchildren to your holiday house and give them food and t-shirts. Give them a holiday with money collected from your comrades and then come back and put your "holier than thou" face one!!!!! Until then shut it, you are making a big fool of yourself!

  • edvermaak - 2011-04-20 18:19

    I just want to puke about the ANC's double standards - the ANC truly represents 3rd world standards. It's like the Phoenix fell into its own ashes.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 09:20

      Yes it did we cannot allow the DA to exploit pupils for their political gain. It is your responsibility too. Tell your DA to stop it please?

      World Traveler - 2011-05-01 21:25

      @mlungisi - Loser!

      Robnob - 2011-05-03 22:33

      @mlungisi And who the hell calls themselves "BigWave Mdlovu". HA HA, seriously "BigWave"...u need to eat something, that slow puncture looks to be taking u down.

  • whiteass - 2011-04-20 18:19

    T-Shirts is wrong, but no problem with political (ANC) and trade union (COSATU) interruption when it suits them -Hypocrites

  • Nunya - 2011-04-20 18:22

    Yes, and when Tony Polonie put up rude DA posters, he very quickly apologized there..

  • Shorts1 - 2011-04-20 18:23

    Obviously the DA got in well before the ANC. Amazing how they react to others who have the intelligence to beat them at their own game. Go DA!!!!

  • Daniel du Plessis - 2011-04-20 18:24

    If you can wear an ANC shirt to school then it's perfectly acceptable to wear a DA shirt - not that I would want to though

  • Sir Eidolon - 2011-04-20 18:26

    Winning the hearts and minds, Tony Ehrenreich style. If anything, this chop is going to lose the ANC votes. GO TOENAIL!!!

  • 5P1K3 - 2011-04-20 18:26

    not desperate, since the school asked the DA for donation due to ANC colors would be wrong in all occasions

  • scud - 2011-04-20 18:27

    I dont think Cosatu have exclusivity in dumbness,but they have perfected the art of stupidity.

      Together - 2011-04-21 15:01

      Apparently they only represent ANC workers - maybe workers need to start thinking about forming unions that represent ALL the workers of SA.

  • porra 1 - 2011-04-20 18:32

    Thank COSATO if you think you have reason ? I have some of my workers which Work with the jersey of ancirco starting of tomorrow nobody is allowed inside the factory has not dressed in a company jersey want to play dirty one more reason to firing those is not well with COSATO purchase my business if they have brains to work this type of business ? Would you like to

  • robtranskei - 2011-04-20 18:33


      Jason - 2011-05-04 16:42

      Got to love it, think they just annoyed because these children are wearing the DA shirt, they think they have exclusive rights on black children. Anyway don't see how a t-shirt could hurt anyone

  • burtfred - 2011-04-20 18:33

    Oh puleeze! How did they "force" them to wear DA shirts? Did they hold them down and glue the shirts to the kids? Get a f****n life Ehrenreich.

  • Pat Bromilow-Downing - 2011-04-20 18:34

    How on earth do you "force" a team of school children to wear DA t-shirts? This is really scrapping the barrel. What about all the stuff Juju handed out when he went to talk to school kids?

      World Traveler - 2011-05-01 21:27

      anc losers!

  • robtranskei - 2011-04-20 18:35

    The ANC’s election list saga took an ugly twist yesterday when hundreds of school children were forced to boycott school following orders from the organisation’s leaders. Schooling in Flagstaff ground to a halt because ANC leaders in the area were disgruntled over last-minute changes to their ward candidate for the May elec tions. Principals of six schools in villages around Ngqindilili in Mbizana confirmed to the Daily Dispatch yesterday that there was no schooling from yesterday. This was after a letter was received from the ANC Ngqindilili’s crisis committee members Sebenzile Ntsiya- Ntsiya and Noluvo Mgolozala, instructing all school principals to tell their staff not to come to school as from yesterday.

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:20

      Yep, and they worry about t-shirts? Besides school childre can't vote. Are they scared they will force their parents to vote DA? Besides this wasn't during school hours!

      Together - 2011-04-21 15:02

      sacrificing a generation's education for your own need to cling to power - it's a bit nauseating, really.

      World Traveler - 2011-05-01 21:28

      Only anc members get to be a prefect at anc run schools!

  • onetickie - 2011-04-20 18:36

    DA should make Cosatu PROVE that the children have been FORCED to wear these t-shirts. They are just peeved that the DA were clever enough with their campaign advertising. Cosatu are sore losers.

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:21

      I bet they asked the ANC for a donation as well but the comrades are running out of t-shirts. The ship hasn't arrived from China!

  • Mike@CapeT - 2011-04-20 18:37

    As usual, Ehrenreich is not factually correct!

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:21

      Is he ever?

  • Nirvan - 2011-04-20 18:38

    Ehrenreich looks like he's about to drop dead. Shouldn't he be spending time with his family before he dies instead of being in the political limelight. Quite selfish if you ask me.

      Maddy-CT - 2011-04-20 22:39

      Please, I don't like him either but there is no need to be nasty.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 09:24

      Why am I not surprised by the DA supporters political intolerance. Oh I remember this is the very same political party that was sharing parliament with Apartheid government. All other parties who did not support apartheid were shut down and their leaders killed by the regime and DP, now DA, was not, how convenient.

      rasta7109 - 2011-05-03 21:54

      @mlungisi: On which chappie wrapper did you read that ground-braking information bro? I am not sure if I should treat your comments as humour or tragedy. It really qualifies for both... humour, because it is so ridiculous it is funny; and tragic, because it is so so sad that anyone can be burdened with such poor ability to present a credible argument.

  • semaj - 2011-04-20 18:39

    Tut tut how terrible. Yet the ANC can do just what it likes in and around schools. Catch a wake-up call Ehrenreich, sauce for the gander is sauce for the goose

  • Brendon - 2011-04-20 18:43

    awwww shame, little ANC, getting a bit panicky are we???

      Mike Webber - 2011-04-20 19:11

      The ANC have realised that the PEOPLE have realised, that the ANC are are a bunch of greedy and corrupt fools who are stealing from the masses. HAHAHA, the ANC's days are numbers. VIVA TRUE DEMOCRACY, VIVA !!!

  • PMG - 2011-04-20 18:48

    They musn't wear DA tee shirts, but rather yellow "made in china" ANC tee shirts - those ones are much better.What a bunch of desperate losers.

  • Cathleen Pienaar - 2011-04-20 18:51

    Julius Malema, testified today that at the age of 12 he was trained to carry and use a gun for the ANC. He joined the movement at the age of 9, but was too young to learn politics, so they learnt songs. So who does Ehrenreich think he is saying that kids should stay out of politics, when their very own youth league president is a case in point of childhood indoctrination.

      Cire - 2011-04-20 19:05

      Never expect consistency from pointy headed left wing thugs - or their follow travellers and useful idiots!

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:23

      And it was so funny when Malema said the words of the song "shoot the boer" are offensive if they are just said and he would never say them but it is different and OK if it is sung. Still trying to figure that one out!!!!!

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 08:49

      Are you trying to use this to justify DA's oppressive behavior? DA are hypocrites. DA are violating our best constitution and you clapping! Malema's situation should give you an idea on how *black people were ready to defeat the evil regime. I am not going to explain to you how does it feel to have guns pointed at you at the age of 5 by soldiers since you do not understand where black nation are coming from. The African National Congress continues to improve lives of the people while your DA continues to side line black people in the Western Cape. You do not know the indignity black people were subjected to when they were forced to use the 'bucket system' hence the DA's supplying of open toilets. Blindly following the DA is not going to help eradication SA's problems. I want you to question their actions as we are doing in ANC. You have seen the service delivery protests a proof that we are not blindly following the ANC. Despite challenges ANC works for the people, world class suburbs have been established under the ANC government and more than 80% have all basic services, you should have listened to the president's speech on Freedom Day. The free education in poor communities is the reality. All of these in just 17 years! That's how you build a better country. Viva African National Congress Viva!

      Rapier - 2011-05-03 23:07

      A Cape Town news report from 2006, the unions protesting in front of Parliament: "Several injuries were reported and dozens of shop windows were broken, goods looted and cars trashed as about 5 000 strikers made their way to Parliament to hand over a memorandum in support of wage and working-conditions demand.........with Erenreich in front, and unable to control the mayhem" - is THAT who you want as Mayor of ANY City - let alone Cape Town!

  • Boer - 2011-04-20 18:59

    I think they are scared of the DA. Somethings happening.

  • v3 - 2011-04-20 19:03

    "Empty barrel" Ehrenreich is really scraping the barrel. He must be pretty desperate and panicky. I think he starting to realise the ANC named him as mayoral candidate so that they could blame the loss of Cape Town on his stupidity.

  • Cire - 2011-04-20 19:03

    Now I have really heard everything - these left-wing nazi thugs are complaining about intimidation?

  • Mike Webber - 2011-04-20 19:10

    HAHAHA, The ANC advertise all the time when they hand out their disgusting yellow T-shirts and food parcels to the people to get their votes. THE ANC ARE SUCH HYPOCRITES !!! BAWAHAHAHA

  • Cynical Sci - 2011-04-20 19:12

    If the ANC also donated some shirts to the same team, it could aid practice as they can have attack and opposition ;-)

  • gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:13

    Cosatu and Ehrenreich. Cheap politicking!!!!! What a bunch of cry baby twallys!And there are no ANC T-shirts?

  • Humphrey - 2011-04-20 19:15

    No one question the Cosatu t-shirt at schools,if you don't concetrate in your campaign,you'll eat the humble pie after the elections,please Hands-Off our DA and its T-shirts.You can go out and donate your T-shirts to other schools that also need your donations.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 08:58

      Are you support political activities at school? If yes then you are against our election constitution. I remind you, it is the duty of all political partied to protecting our constitution including the DA. We do expect the DA to violate it, it's a matter of principle nothing political.

      rasta7109 - 2011-05-03 22:05

      @mlungisi: You hypocite!! Your own party used schooling hours to campaign. It was only after the 2009 matric results dropped AGAIN, that YOUR OWN DEPUTY PRESIDENT acknowledged that they cannot use school hours for political purposes anymore. Glory, you ANC people are the pits!!

      Ph - 2011-05-12 15:56

      Daft hysteria when you really examine it - after all, most of our voting stations are schools! Just look around at any school which is a voting station and every tree and pole is covered in political posters. @ Mlungisi - you are a cretin. why don't you just shut up and get back under your rock. The ANC is incapable of running anything and HAS NOT DELIVERED ANYTHING except empty promses which become louder and more desperate around election time.

  • Gen - 2011-04-20 19:15

    I can't take these Jokers seriously. Cosatu should start their own party and test it's support on the ground. They presently hide behind the ANC, as do the commies. If you are as good as you say then there won't be a problem, but I for one believe you'll all see your a.....s

  • Noname - 2011-04-20 19:24

    Cosatu and ANC getting worry, now they will try every dirty trick to get attention.

      mlungisi - 2011-05-01 08:52

      He is the best candidate for a job! There is no dirt trick here it's just a matter of principle, no political activities at school.

      rasta7109 - 2011-05-03 22:10

      @mlungisi: I happened to have had a run-in with your Mr. Ehrenreich. He is certainly the best candidate to make a mess of Cape Town again... like the ANC did under Nomaindia Mfeketu, and look what they did for her - made her deputy speaker. It seems that Tony may become ANC National Chairman if he f's Cape Town up well enough.

  • Arrie - 2011-04-20 19:29

    HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!HELEN FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!! I will let my son where a DA t-shirt if he want's to and the ANC can go F!! them selfs if they want to complain. Looks like the communist's did not fall with the berlin wall,,,they just came to SA and are now called the ANC.

      Mduduzi - 2011-04-20 20:49

      In your dreams, ANC till yuo die

      jannie - 2011-04-20 21:06

      Mduduzi, the DA will whoop your ANC's ass, and it will happen in your lifetime, mark my words.

      onetickie - 2011-04-20 21:16

      No Mduduzi it will unfortunately be until 'your' death.

      Together - 2011-04-21 15:05

      I don't think that even the DA want Helen to be the president, just need a strong opposition for the good of everyone in SA - especially ANC voters who aren't getting any delivery.

  • Arrie - 2011-04-20 19:30


      ShabirS - 2011-04-21 08:52

      That will never happen unless Zille will lead DA until she is 200 years old

      rasta7109 - 2011-05-03 22:12

      VIVA HELEN ZILLE, the only competent party leader in RSA, VIVA!!

  • gizzy - 2011-04-20 19:39

    I have an ANC t-shirt. Cleans the car like a dream. Given to me by my good friend Thebo, knowing how much I "love" the clowns. Oh! and it was made in China!

      pirate.1970 - 2011-04-20 21:18

      @ ZV Blouw & Xolile: You wanted change; there was and is change. This mentality of creating hatred will do no-one any good, not even you. Tell you what, there are white people that know a hell of a lot more about struggle than you care to believe. Perhaps you are too young or just not into reading much! Perhaps your eyes are not focussed to be objective. Mr Blouw, explain, if you wish, how you got to whites being inconsiderate and living for themselves; and whites can't tolerate being lead by blacks. Just a while ago a black man commented that the ANC is not government, but ALL the parties that make up parliament. I don't agree, but that is what was said. But then it suited him as the ANC had its foot in its mouth...again!! At least it should have had it there like any organization with a bit of self-respect! This article and its comments are aimed at the double standards heralded by the ANC and ANCYL. What is good for the goose is good for the gander...unless you are in SA it seems and you happen to be the opposition...then the same rules do not apply. And especially where people are living in rural areas or hidden away from the mainstream, but where a great number of people could be influenced, your tactics are employed without a hint of shame, moan or groan. Just start to realize that it is not the colour of the skin or the party that people want - just honesty, integrity, responsibility...values a leader should have. Burn or decide what is best!

      gizzy - 2011-04-20 21:51

      Hey Zukolwethu, we aren't talking brands here, we are talking where the t-shirt was made! Big difference! didn't COSATU want us all to buy south african? Isn't COSATU meant to be representing the workers?

      Together - 2011-04-21 15:06

      Apparently they only represent ANC workers - maybe workers need to start thinking about forming unions that represent ALL the workers of SA.

  • TamaraSays - 2011-04-20 20:42

    O. M. G. Alert the media! Shocking. Erm... maybe not, when you consider other electioneering tactics? Ahem, cough 'vote ANC and go to heaven?' how bout 'vote ANC or Madiba will die?' Tiny bit worse than t-shirts I'd say.

  • Trumpi - 2011-04-20 20:50

    "Why not give the kids plain unbranded T-shirts?" - Well, in the end they did.

  • george - 2011-04-20 21:49

    The end to democracy comes when people in power believe that the end justifies the means. They honestly believe so. And after that it's one way downhill. They think they can control it because their intentions are good. After all it's one little fib for the good. But then the one little fib multiplies. And then this guy gets impeached or thrown out of the party as a result of power struggles, as the revolution eats its own children, as the French discovered in 1789. Then it's definitely one way down the skids. Sad but true.

  • porra 1 - 2011-04-20 21:54

    Tony Ehrenreich what happened to mine aurora in this case does not growling zuma + mandela because they your friends stop this crap is the smell badly until this day what you did to improve the lives of workers crap - millions of them without work they can say thank unions and what the car you have to bima or merc what you did to that Bicycle you stole before joining union

      Together - 2011-04-21 15:08

      It seems that Cosatu can't really help the mine workers at Aurora - maybe they're not politically worthwhile enough? You'd imagine that no union would be able to sleep until Aurora had been sorted out legally and fairly - any union that's a union.

  • Maddy-CT - 2011-04-20 21:59

    Story on The Eastern Cape Dept of Education spent R4 million of PUBLIC funds on the opening of a half-built school in Willowdale last week. The event had nothing to do with education but was apparently an ANC election campaign. School children were bussed in from surrounding schools during school time to attend, besides the fact that the cash-strapped Eastern Cape DOE should not be wasting scarce resources on political campaigns. Why the hypocrisy and double-standards, Mr Ehrenreich? Are you trying to deflect attention away from the REAL problems in this country?

  • porra 1 - 2011-04-20 22:01

    Tony Ehrenreich what happened to mine aurora in this case does not growling zuma + mandela because they your friends stop this crap is the smell badly until this day what you did to improve the lives of workers crap - millions of them without work they can say thank unions and what the car you have to bima or merc or 4x4 what you did to that Bicycle you stole before joining union

      gaaatvol - 2011-04-20 23:42

      Jislaaik Porra 1, that's very eloquently put. And Yes, thanks to the unions millions of people are without work.

      Together - 2011-04-21 15:12

      It seems that Cosatu can't really help the mine workers at Aurora - maybe they're not politically worthwhile enough? You'd imagine that no union would be able to sleep until Aurora had been sorted out legally and fairly - any union that's a union.

  • Stephen - 2011-04-21 02:59

    Cosatu are you not suppose to a trade union as oppose to sticking your nose in political affairs of DA. This is really a confused UNION that criticise the gov at the same time it tells it's members to vote for the same corrupt pp.

  • KlipinnieBos - 2011-04-21 06:39

    I'm a learner and DEMAND a DA t-shirt!!....and DEMAND a change in f... government!

      supersat - 2011-04-21 07:35

      You misspelt ...lenner is how you must spell in the new SA..."revolution before education"!

  • Welleducated - 2011-04-21 08:01

    The DA is a non-racial party. The ANC are all about racism and discrimination. The ANC want to control, take and fatten themselves, the DA wants to give and want work with the people. These are the facts. Only racists join the ANC. Everyone is welcome to join the DA without any question or problem.

      ShabirS - 2011-04-21 08:58

      DA will always be opposition, If the can win election they will oppose themselves as the like to oppose

  • MactheKnife - 2011-04-21 08:10

    Is it Cosatu or you Mr Tony Ehrenreich see this as a threat. Do what you are supposed to do and leave the school alone.

  • sceptic - 2011-04-21 09:39

    The DAnce against cANCer!!

  • beicime - 2011-04-21 14:30

    The ANC mobolizes children. What's the difference?

  • mike - 2011-04-21 14:40

    if you are sick & Tired of Malema & friends...join the face group group called 'The May 1st South African Uprising' to put an end once & 4all to this madness...