Why is Cosatu so quiet on state capture?

2016-11-27 14:54

It is dumbfounding that, for the first time in the history of our NDR, to have Cosatu put its tail between its legs and lean against the wall, as class contradictions are sharpening, writes Benson Ngqentsu.

Ramaphosa presidency would be no different to Zuma - Numsa

2016-11-25 15:06

The National Union of Metal Workers of SA has slammed Cosatu's endorsement of ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to replace President Jacob Zuma as party leader.

Cosatu’s endorsement of Ramaphosa bad for party unity – ANC

2016-11-24 22:05

The ANC has slammed its alliance partner Cosatu for publicly expressing its preference for party deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa as a replacement for its president Jacob Zuma.

'Cosatu's backing for Ramaphosa a big boost'

2016-11-24 21:01

While Cosatu’s endorsement will boost Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s chances of becoming president, the succession race remains wide open, an analyst says.

Cosatu endorses Cyril Ramaphosa as next ANC leader

2016-11-24 11:47

Cosatu has endorsed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to take over from President Jacob Zuma as the next leader of the ANC.

Cosatu to hold crucial meeting on ANC succession

2016-11-21 05:49

Cosatu is holding what is seen as a crucial central executive committee meeting where it is expected to take a decision on where it stands on the ANC's succession debate.

Top public officials facing salary freeze after recommendation

2016-11-14 17:58

Cosatu has welcomed the recommendation of the Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers that there be a salary freeze for high-ranking public officials.

Stop abusing our loyalty - Cosatu warns ANC

2016-11-04 09:03

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has warned the ANC to stop abusing the labour federation's loyalty or risk the failure of both institutions.

Cosatu threatens to withdraw support for 'arrogant' ANC

2016-11-03 19:54

Cosatu has threatened to withdraw support for the “arrogant” ANC and warned the party to stop taking its alliance partner for granted.

ANC, alliance jointly beg students to return to class

2016-10-16 22:12

The ANC's secretary general Gwede Mantashe, together with its alliance secretariat, have called for university students to go back to class.


Cosatu makes the case for Cyril

2016-11-27 10:32

Tripartite partner and trade union giant has made it clear: SA’s workers want Ramaphosa for president.

I am not captured by the Guptas - Cosatu's Sdumo Dlamini

2016-11-24 22:06

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has distanced himself from the politically connected Gupta family, saying he was "never captured".

Zwane must resign or President Zuma must fire him - Cosatu

2016-11-24 21:07

Minerals and Energy Minister Mosebenzi Zwane must go, labour federation Cosatu has said.

Cosatu wants new incorruptible ANC leadership

2016-11-24 16:05

Cosatu says it wants the next ANC leadership, under Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, to be one that is not corruptible.

Stinging attack on Ramaphosa over 'slave wages'

2016-11-22 13:32

Metalworkers union Numsa has criticised Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for trying to legislate what it calls "slave wages for blacks and Africans”.

Union calls for Zuma to resign are 'strange' - ANC

2016-11-19 07:09

The calls by Cosatu-affiliated unions for President Jacob Zuma to resign are "strange", as the ANC has never interfered with the leadership of these unions, party spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says.

Inside Labour: Confusion reigns - and so, still, does JZ

2016-11-10 06:37

The messy political war in SA will continue, unless the small army of compromised politicians, trade unionists and commentators suddenly shift their loyalties, says Terry Bell.

Zuma handed interim report on free higher education

2016-11-04 05:39

The fees commission has handed its interim report to President Jacob Zuma.

Alliance leaders to face lifestyle audits

2016-10-25 12:59

ANC leaders and members of alliance partners Cosatu, SACP, and Sanco will in future undergo lifestyle audits, in a bid to end corruption and factionalism, they said on Tuesday.

Only the colour of cash matters

2016-10-16 07:38

Several trade unions and many protesting #FeesMustFall students have directed their anger at the wrong targets in the past week.

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