We want more money - Cosatu marchers

2015-10-07 19:12

E-tolls, rolling blackouts, job security, the minimum wage, South Africa’s nuclear power deal and a wealth tax all received a mention Cosatu marches in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

Tax the people in Clifton and Sea Point - Cosatu

2015-10-07 16:27

Cosatu provincial general secretary Tony Ehrenreich has handed the trade union’s new workers’ demands to the ministry of transport during a march to Parliament in Cape Town.

Stop talking about who is going to lead ANC in 2017 - Dlamini

2015-10-07 14:46

The ANC must stop focusing on its 2017 elective conference and rather focus on its people, says Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini.

Grand Parade traders wary of Cosatu marchers

2015-10-07 12:57

As hundreds took part in a Cosatu march in central Cape Town, traders at the nearby Grand Parade market were preparing to pack up their stalls for fear of looting.

Cosatu will embark on the

Cosatu will embark on the "mother of all stay-aways" when it stages marches in all nine provinces. View pics of the nationwide march here.

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Vavi and Malema are plotting to topple government - premier

2015-10-04 21:21

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and EFF leader Julius Malema are plotting to overthrow the government, North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has said.

Anti-corruption march hangs in the balance

2015-09-27 19:15

The much-anticipated anti-corruption march by civil society hangs in the balance after the National Economic Development and Labour Council shocked the organisers by giving permission for a later date only.

Cees Bruggemans: SA’s slippery slope, 9-point plan to nowhere – ‘regruk’ Ramaphosa?

2015-09-22 07:52

Cees Bruggemans questions the South African government’s 9-point plan, 7 months later and with not much progress made.

2014 'strike' report a mixed bag

2015-09-20 16:02

The 2014 Industrial Action report seems to put to bed the fears expressed over a year ago that SA was headed for growing and more violent industrial disruption.

Vavi on SA: ‘A kleptocracy led by thieves’ – corruption cost R700b in 20yrs

2015-09-17 07:44

In a scathing interview, Zwelinzima Vavi tells Tim Modise that corruption poses the biggest threat to South Africa’s democracy.


Plea for Cosatu to consider impact of demands

2015-10-07 17:22

Cosatu's demands made during nation wide demonstrations would make it harder for the unemployed to get jobs, says a free market organisation.

Cosatu e-toll march contradicts earlier stance

2015-10-07 15:31

Cosatu in the Western Cape is demonstrating against e-tolls, but did not support recent court action against Sanral's Cape toll plans, says a city councillor.

Thousands attend Cosatu protest in Durban

2015-10-07 14:46

Thousands of demonstrators from all over KwaZulu-Natal have gathered in Durban to take part in a Cosatu protest over worker concerns and general issues facing SA.

We need jobs and better public transport, Ehrenreich tells Cosatu march

2015-10-07 11:43

Cosatu's Tony Ehrenreich says marchers are demanding better workers' rights as well as improved healthcare, education and public transport.

SA braces for 'mother of all stay-aways'

2015-10-07 07:10

Cosatu will embark on the "mother of all stay-aways" on Wednesday to protest against higher taxes, e-tolls and job losses among other things burdening the working class.

Cosatu strike to 'bring Cape Town to a standstill'

2015-10-01 18:36

Around 230 000 members of unions affiliated with Cosatu are expected to take part in a march in Cape Town next week, the federation’s provincial secretary, Tony Ehrenreich has claimed.

New municipal workers union formed

2015-09-27 16:27

The launch of a splinter union underlines a moment of tragedy but also the need to embrace the new reality, says ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Why the Japanese David was always likely to beat SA’s Goliath

2015-09-21 14:24

Malcolm Gladwell’s book, David and Goliath, explains quite logically that despite the apparent mismatch, the little shepherd herd boy was always going to win that fight.

Limpopo Cosatu calls for provincial cabinet reshuffle

2015-09-18 12:13

Labour federation Cosatu’s branch in Limpopo is pushing for at least four Limpopo government MECs to be booted out of office.

I used to back the All Blacks - Ehrenreich

2015-09-11 21:22

Tony Ehrenreich says he used to love it when the All Blacks “moered” the Springboks.

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