1.2m jobs created but levels of unemployment remain high

2015-11-24 21:00

Up to two million jobs were created in South Africa since the government launched the New Growth Path in 2010, Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel told delegates at the ongoing Cosatu national congress in Midrand, Johannesburg.

Countries like US trying to destabilise Cosatu – Sdumo Dlamini

2015-11-23 20:50

Sdumo Dlamini, president of embattled Cosatu, switched to defensive mode as he said the federation’s problems have been fuelled by people from outside with sinister motives.

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.

'Nine Plus Unions' sinking - Dlamini

2015-08-13 19:59

The so-called "Nine Plus Unions" are sinking, Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says.

Unions backing Numsa, Vavi insist they are still united

2015-07-23 20:36

The group calling themselves the "nine plus unions", sympathetic to Numsa and former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, maintain that they are still united as a group.

Cosatu: who supports whom?

2015-07-17 13:51

FOR AND AGAINST: Here is a breakdown of how Cosatu's affiliate unions feel about the expulsion of Numsa and Zwelinzima Vavi.

WATCH: Cosatu delegates call for a replacement to president Sdumo Dlamini

The opening remarks from Cosatu's president Sdumo Dlamini did not go down well with all delegates. Watch as a group calls for his replacement.

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Dlamini: Divided Cosatu can’t win battle against white capital

2015-07-14 11:59

Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini says no gun was held to his head in making the decision to go ahead with the special national congress.

Cosatu: Zingiswa Losi and Limusa motions derail congress

2015-07-13 21:15

Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini has vehemently denied claims that he is ruling the highly charged special congress with an iron fist.

ANC tells its partners it won’t budge on e-tolls

2015-07-05 15:00

The ANC, as the leader of the tripartite alliance, stamped its authority this week by insisting on the user-pays principle for e-tolls.


Five of six Cosatu leadership positions uncontested

2015-11-23 21:56

Five of Cosatu's top six leaders have been nominated unopposed for their positions. Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini is set to stay in his position.

Cosatu congress credentials adopted after heated debate

2015-11-23 16:38

A two-hour heated debate on whether or not the credentials at Cosatu's national congress should be adopted ended in a vote, with the majority in favour their adoption.

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.

No more crazy theories, please

2015-08-11 08:31

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini went down fantasy lane this week, outdoing some of the world’s most ardent conspiracy theorists.

Numsa leaders take aim at Blade Nzimande, Sdumo Dlamini

2015-07-18 20:17

Leaders of expelled metal workers’ union Numsa aimed their guns at Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini and SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande as the union launched its shop steward elections in Johannesburg.

Cosatu president shuts down Numsa, Vavi debate

2015-07-14 17:41

Attempts by some unions to discuss the expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and Zweninzima Vavi have been shut down by Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini.

Numsa thought it was bigger than Cosatu – Dlamini

2015-07-14 12:44

Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini took a swipe at expelled union Numsa as his opening address drew to an end, saying their egos got the better of them.

Cosatu SNC adopts credentials after almost 9-hour debate

2015-07-13 21:18

After almost nine hours of debating Cosatu's special national congress delegates have adopted the credentials.

Cosatu was wrong to back Zuma – Dlamini

2015-07-12 15:00

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has admitted that it was wrong for the trade federation to endorse President Jacob Zuma as ANC president in the period leading up to the Polokwane conference.

Dlamini: Cosatu will not tolerate boycotting forever

2015-06-03 20:06

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has warned the federation's affiliates which are boycotting meetings that it will not tolerate it for long.

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