Strike for students - Vavi

2016-09-24 16:23

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has made an ambitious call to unions to embark on a nationwide strike to support free education.

ANC, DA the same 'butchers' of the working class – Irvin Jim

2016-07-31 22:28

Workers should not let President Jacob Zuma become their political blesser, leaders of the United Front said, adding that voting for the ANC would be an endorsement of the current economic and political crisis.

McBride: People have lost faith in police

2016-06-10 20:24

Former Ekurhuleni police chief Robert McBride says people have lost faith in the police, who have come to expect bribes for doing their jobs.

My preference is not to lead - Vavi on new union federation

2016-05-19 16:45

With plans afoot for a new trade union federation, Zwelinzima Vavi says he does not see himself leading the new organisation.

New union federation not for the lazy – Vavi

2016-05-01 16:30

A proposed new labour federation to rival Cosatu would not be for the lazy, the union’s former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned.

Vavi not guilty of speeding

2016-04-20 14:05

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been found not guilty of speeding in the Edenvale Magistrate's Court.

Vavi's lawyer highlights flaws in State's speeding case against him

2016-04-15 16:18

Zwelinzima Vavi's lawyer has tore into the State's speeding and reckless driving case against the former Cosatu general secretary.

New trade union federation could be launched within months - Vavi

2016-04-12 13:03

The Workers Summit, a breakaway from Cosatu, is hoping to launch a new trade union federation in the next three to four months, steering committee convenor Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Carolus, Kasrils and others join call for Zuma to step down

2016-04-06 15:33

More top activists and ANC members, including Cheryl Carolus, have called on President Jacob Zuma to step down after last week’s Constitutional Court ruling.

FULL TEXT - Zwelinzima Vavi's 7-point plan for SA

2016-03-29 07:48

Call to Action! Defend our hard won democracy! Stop South Africa from descending into a Predatory State controlled by a Mafia! By Zwelinzima Vavi


Join forces rather than stone us, Vavi tells unions

2016-09-05 14:42

Zwelinzima Vavi says unions should join the new labour federation if they feel they identify with the same principles.

Violence and murders around ANC positions about 'instant wealth' – Vavi

2016-06-26 13:29

Money is the root of politically motivated violence around leadership positions in the ANC, said former Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, who added that the 'low intensity war' had nothing to do with the interests of the working class.

Workers' summit not endorsing any political party

2016-05-19 20:02

The workers' summit, which is establishing a new trade union federation, is not endorsing a political party in this year’s local government elections, convener Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Vavi says no to Maimane

2016-05-13 07:20

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been dodging offers to join political parties and become Nelson Mandela Bay mayoral candidate, he says.

SACP sold heritage for pieces of gold – Vavi

2016-04-23 14:19

The South African Communist Party has sold its once-admired heritage for pieces of gold, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Judgment day for Vavi

2016-04-20 05:29

Judgment in the speeding case against former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will start at the Edenvale Magistrate's Court.

Workers paying price for political shenanigans - Vavi

2016-04-12 15:19

Workers’ issues had been sidelined because people were preoccupied with political shenanigans, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Five influential people who want Zuma gone

2016-04-06 21:17

Prominent members of civil society and the ANC stood on the steps of the Constitutional Court on Wednesday afternoon and demanded that President Jacob Zuma resign from office.

We were the first to speak out about 'state capture' - SACP

2016-03-29 21:05

The SACP has dismissed claims made by former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi that the party had to "take responsibility for the mess" the country was in, following allegations about the Gupta family's influence over government.

ANC making same mistakes as 2007 - Vavi

2016-03-29 07:38

The ANC is on its way to making the same mistakes it did ahead of its watershed 2007 Polokwane congress, when President Jacob Zuma unseated former president Thabo Mbeki, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned.

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