The start of strike season: what to expect

2018-04-25 07:33

Fin24 looks at the Saftu strike, the bus strike, the North West health services shutdown and the possibility of a public sector strike as SA enters strike season.

FRONTLINE: First port of call for 'the new president'?

Watch as UDM leader Bantu Holomisa, Saftu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and ANC Youth League Secretary Njabulo Nzuza share their respective stances on Tuesday's vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

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Guptas just tip of SA's corruption ice-berg - Saftu

2017-07-11 21:00

Corruption in South Africa is not confined only to the wealthy Gupta family, conceded the SA Federation of Trade Unions, while calling the Zuma administration to resign.

Tighten your seat belts, says Vavi about new federation

2017-04-20 20:33

Zwelinzima Vavi, interim leader of South Africa's newest labour union federation, says that they will be "changing the game" and that we should all "fasten our seat belts".

Do to Cosatu what voters did to the ANC in metros, Vavi tells workers

2016-09-17 14:25

Workers must do to Cosatu what voters did to the ANC during the local government elections, expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Ratings reprieve far from secure

2016-05-09 18:52

Essentially, Moody’s has bought a promise. The question now is whether the government – and South Africa – can deliver, writes Daniel Silke.

Vavi to speak at Mehlareng Stadium on Workers' Day

2016-05-01 08:08

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected to speak at the Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa.

Vavi: The true State of the Nation. What you won’t hear from Zuma

2016-02-11 12:35

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi highlights key issues the SONA should focus on: unemployment, BEE and economic policies among others.

Vavi condemns minister of labour comments

2015-12-07 22:12

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi on Monday condemned the minister of labour for accusing him of involvement in the labour brokering business.

Someone is trying to isolate me - Vavi

2015-11-02 20:15

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi claims there are people who are trying to isolate him from society through fake social networking accounts set up in his name.


Multi-billionaire class the real 'state capturers', says Saftu

2018-01-26 05:10

The workings of South Africa's "multi-billionaire class" should also go under the magnifying glass during the inquiry into state capture, says the South African Federation of Trade Unions.

'State taken over by crooks eating what's left of our carcass' - Vavi

2017-08-07 22:55

The country’s problems cannot be reduced to one man – President Jacob Zuma, a News24 Frontline panel discussion heard on Monday.

Eskom failed Thembisile Yende - Vavi

2017-06-03 13:17

Eskom callously refused to provide its workers with the protection and security they should receive, SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said during the funeral of Thembisile Yende.

Zwelinzima Vavi's bold message on SA's newest federation

2017-03-24 21:45

The labour movement in South Africa is poised for change and political and business leaders better tighten their seat belts, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

ANC can't control Minister Muthambi - Vavi

2016-07-06 13:40

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and national spokesperson Zizi Kodwa have tried and failed to control Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Vavi: Union movement fragmenting at alarming rate

2016-05-01 17:09

The union movement has been fragmenting at an alarming rate, but it has not translated into more workers belonging to unions, Zwelinzima Vavi tells City Press.

'I am now connecting the dots', Vavi on the Zuma, Gupta relationship

2016-03-29 07:14

President Jacob Zuma appeared to have been “opening doors” for the Gupta family as far back as 2008, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Vavi back in dock for speeding

2016-01-12 05:19

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected back in the Edenvale Magistrate's Court to face a charge of speeding.

Vavi: I will die serving the workers

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said he would not be making an appeal for his reinstatement in the upcoming national congress of the trade union federation. Vavi was coy about what exactly his future held but was adamant that he would continue to struggle for workers till he died.

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SCA Motsoeneng ruling a triple victory for SA - Vavi

2015-10-08 22:25

The Supreme Court of Appeal's rejection of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appeal against an earlier high court ruling was a triple victory for SA, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

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