Five key issues from Cosatu congress

2015-11-27 13:06

Cosatu has sent several key signals to the ruling ANC from its elective congress in Johannesburg. Here are five key political points raised.

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.

No love lost between Cosatu and Vavi

2015-11-20 10:43

There is no love lost between Cosatu and its axed general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who has announced that he will not be appealing his expulsion from the trade union federation.

Vavi: Another appeal to Cosatu would be ‘a complete farce’

2015-11-19 15:44

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will not be making an appeal for his reinstatement to the upcoming Cosatu national congress, which starts on Monday.

Vavi back in court for speeding

2015-11-04 05:39

Former Congress of SA Trade Unions general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected to appear in the Edenvale Magistrate’s Court again for alleged speeding.

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.


Cosatu confirms Numsa, Vavi expulsions

2015-11-26 16:45

Delegates at Cosatu's national congress have confirmed the expulsion of former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, as well as that of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Cosatu congress to elect new leaders and clean house

2015-11-23 07:10

The Congress of SA Trade Unions will hold its 12th National Congress this week, where it will elect new leaders and attempt to clean its house.

Cosatu axed me for standing up for Numsa - Vavi

2015-11-19 21:33

Zwelinzima Vavi insists that he was dismissed as Cosatu general secretary for refusing to dismiss thousands of Numsa workers from the trade union federation.

Vavi speeding case postponed

2015-11-04 10:22

The speeding case against former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been postponed to next year.

We don’t need the ‘sea of red’

2015-10-06 10:08

This week’s anti-corruption march brought together a diversity of people in a way that needs to be fostered and built on, writes Mark Gevisser

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.

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