Cosatu returning to Zim

Cape Town - The Congress of SA Trade Unions intend sending a second fact finding mission to Zimbabwe in the first week of February, the trade union federation said on Sunday.

A similar fact-finding delegation was deported in October last year by the Zimbabwean government.

The announcement followed a three hour meeting between Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and his Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions counterpart Wellington Chibebe in Cape Town on Saturday.

Zimbabwe's labour minister Paul Mangwana warned last week Cosatu would not be welcome in his country, and that it should confine its "labour politics" to South Africa.

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