'Barbaric' xenophobic violence does not represent South Africans - Vavi

2015-04-20 16:48

The "barbaric" xenophobic violence that has taken grip in South Africa does not represent the majority of South Africans, expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Vavi not surprised by death threat

2015-04-15 18:14

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is not surprised by the threatening comments made a Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader.

Vavi too busy to appeal expulsion - Dlamini

2015-04-15 08:27

Zwelinzima Vavi is showing no sign of appealing his expulsion as he's too busy with 'this new thing, dividing Cosatu even further', says president Sdumo Dlamini.

Satawu president's home petrol bombed

2015-04-14 11:15

Satawu president June Dube's home in Vosloorus has been petrol bombed, 24 hours after the union’s Gauteng secretary Chris Nkosi was shot and killed on the N17 on Johannesburg's east rand, the union says.


Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he feels "terribly betrayed" after no resolutions from the Polokwane conference were enacted. Watch.

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Don't moan, mobilise, urges Zwelinzima Vavi

2015-04-09 13:09

We are the most unequal society in the world and instead of facing the reality, we keep ourselves busy with boardroom antics, says expelled Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi.


Everyone's asking: will Vavi team up with Numsa to create a new federation? We cut to the chase and ask Vavi about his plans. Watch.

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Vavi calls on unions to decide Cosatu's fate

2015-04-09 07:07

Zwelinzima Vavi called on nine major unions loyal to his cause to determine the future of Cosatu, when he addressed the Shop Steward Council in Cape Town.

Inside Labour: Cosatu: the end draws nigh

2015-04-03 07:13

After 30 years of sporadic squabbling the slow-motion disintegration of Cosatu seems likely to continue, says Terry Bell.

Top ten user views on the news

2015-04-02 17:50

It's been a rough week for embattled Eskom and degenerating labour federation Cosatu. We've compiled a selection of the top ten user comments.


Vavi to lay charge against MK Veterans leader

2015-04-16 14:48

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is laying a criminal charge against the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans leader who threated him.


In today's headlines: death threats for ousted COSATU secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi , load shedding and aid for foreign nationals targeted in Durban violence.

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MK leader threatens Vavi's life

2015-04-15 07:29

An Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader has threatened to kill ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, accusing him of betraying the trade union federation.

Irreparable damage done to Cosatu - Mantashe

2015-04-13 15:29

Irreparable damage has been done to Cosatu since the expulsion of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has told News24.


Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi joins Terry Bell in studio to talk about the upheaval in the South African trade union space. Watch.

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Will Zwelinzima Vavi seek to reclaim his position in Cosatu or will he create a new platform altogether? Here's how he answered that question...

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EXCLUSIVE STUDIO INTERVIEW: Cosatu turned into sweetheart of the corrupt - Vavi

2015-04-09 12:26

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says Cosatu has been turned into "a toothless dog federation", which has become the "sweetheart" of the corrupt.

Cosatu warns unions attending Vavi address

2015-04-08 21:15

Cosatu has warned its members not to engage with expelled general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is booked to address unions in Cape Town.

More will follow Vavi

2015-04-03 07:12

The next few weeks will see more prominent defections from Cosatu, says Mzwandile Jacks.

ANC task team will continue to help Cosatu

2015-04-02 12:47

The task team established to help Cosatu deal with its problems will continue to help the embattled federation despite Zwelinzima Vavi's ousting, says the ANC.

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