I would be a fool to divide Cosatu – Gwede Mantashe

2013-08-30 18:10

He would be “a fool” to try and divide Cosatu, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has said. “A divided Cosatu is bad for the ANC,” he added.

Mantashe made the remarks shortly after the kick-off of the alliance summit this afternoon, which will see the ANC, Cosatu, the SACP and the SA National Civics Organisation meet at Saint George Hotel outside Pretoria this weekend.

They will be discussing internal differences, economic policy, land policy and the National Development Plan.

Mantashe had been accused by metalworkers union boss Irvin Jim of deliberately sowing division in Cosatu.

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