Corruption will destroy the country’s economy by 2020, Vavi warns

2015-10-02 10:04

South Africans will find themselves drowning like migrants fleeing the Middle East and Africa in the near future if they do not act against corruption.

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.

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.

Mailbox: Vavi march - SA needs alternative party

2015-09-15 07:39

Fin24 user Tshidi has lauded Zwelinzima Vavi's upcoming march against corruption but says South Africa needs an alternative party.

Vavi: I'm ready to lead independent trade union

2015-09-11 08:36

If asked he will lead an independent trade union movement, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

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.


Vavi and Malema rise against corruption

2015-10-02 07:46

It will be a welcome change if SA could be led by self-made men from humble beginnings and not people tied to the party line, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Nedlac trying to derail our march - Vavi

2015-09-25 20:01

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has accused the National Economic Development and Labour Council of trying to derail the anti-corruption marched planned for month end.

Govt's steel intervention too little, too late - Vavi

2015-09-15 16:23

Government’s intervention in the steel sector is too little and comes too late, according to former Congress of SA Trade Union general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi: Four lessons from Cosatu 'implosion'

2015-09-11 09:38

The new ‘political home’ of the working class can take four lessons from Cosatu's 'implosion', says axed general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi: Corruption at root of Eskom load shedding

2015-09-11 07:02

Corruption, waste and incompetence have contributed to the disastrous load shedding, says former Cosatu 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.

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