Roodt a hero - Vavi

2015-08-17 07:56

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has hailed economist Dawie Roodt a hero after he wrote an open letter to all South Africans on why he will not emigrate.

Cosatu has been stolen by the state – Vavi unions

2015-07-23 13:09

Zwelinzima Vavi's group has slammed a "rigged" congress, said Cosatu was "dead" and announced plans to hold a Workers Summit to rebuild the workers' movement.

NEWSPAPERS: FIFA, Reeva and Vavi

In today's newspapers, Sepp Blatter gets showered with fake money by protestors during a press conference in Zurich & Reeva's death results in a cop quitting.

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Jim, Vavi to address Numsa shop stewards

2015-07-17 13:54

Thousands of Numsa shop stewards will converge in Johannesburg to be addressed by general secretary Irvin Jim and former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Inside Labour: A tale of confusion, contradiction and irony

2015-07-17 07:45

Behind a very flimsy screen of unity promoted by Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini, the divisions in the country’s largest labour federation have become even greater, says Terry Bell.

Sex. Religion. Politics: Vavi, snake-eating church & Ramaphosa

This week on Sex. Religion. Politics : Zwelinzima Vavi's sex scandal just won't leave him alone, a "prophet" makes his church eat snakes and Cyril Ramaphosa's new R30m property causes a stir.

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Is Cosatu’s special national congress a farce?

2015-07-14 08:13

It is clear Cosatu is deeply divided and that the issues over Numsa and Zwelinzima Vavi will likely only be tackled at the scheduled congress in November, says Terry Bell.

Cosatu SNC stuck on 'issue of credentials'

2015-07-13 17:27

The Cosatu special national congress has been stuck for more than three hours on the issue of credentials, according to Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu.

Last bid for Numsa to reclaim Cosatu

2015-07-12 17:17

Numsa is hopeful that other unions affiliated to Cosatu would be powerful enough to see them reinstated.

We won’t entertain Vavi and Numsa issues – Cosatu

2015-07-09 13:38

Cosatu leaders have vowed to crack the whip on disruptive members at the labour federation’s special national congress, and have suggested that some members had been paid to demand the reinstatement of expelled general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.


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.

Vavi 'strengthened' by Twitter attack

2015-07-21 12:27

Former Congress of SA Trade Unions secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi is unperturbed by a Twitter backlash after he posted a birthday message for former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe which ended with the note that Motlanthe was not a thief.

Vavi calls for 'new' Cosatu workers summit

2015-07-18 17:01

The Cosatu that was founded in 1985 is falling apart and splinter unions are growing as a result, former General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

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.

Cosatu unions divided over success of SNC

2015-07-17 05:52

While the intention of Cosatu's special national congress was to create unity and cohesion, the federation's affiliates are now divided on whether it was a success or a waste of time.

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.

Cosatu special national congress calls it a night

2015-07-13 23:26

Cosatu's special national congress has adjourned after adopting only the credentials and the agenda.

Cosatu's long-awaited special congress arrives

2015-07-13 05:45

Cosatu’s long-awaited special national congress is set to go ahead as ordered by the High Court in Johannesburg.

Concerns about threats ahead of Cosatu congress

2015-07-10 12:34

Unions aligned to former Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi say they are concerned about threats made ahead of the federation's special national congress next week.

Shun Vavi and Jim, SACP members told

2015-07-08 19:03

SACP members should shun defectors such as Numsa's Irvin Jim and former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and defend the tripartite alliance, SACP chairperson Senzeni Zokwana says.

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