Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
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.
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.
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.
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".
Workers must do to Cosatu what voters did to the ANC during the local government elections, expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.
Essentially, Moody’s has bought a promise. The question now is whether the government – and South Africa – can deliver, writes Daniel Silke.
Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected to speak at the Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa.
Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi highlights key issues the SONA should focus on: unemployment, BEE and economic policies among others.
Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi on Monday condemned the minister of labour for accusing him of involvement in the labour brokering business.
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.
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.
The country’s problems cannot be reduced to one man – President Jacob Zuma, a News24 Frontline panel discussion heard on Monday.
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.
The labour movement in South Africa is poised for change and political and business leaders better tighten their seat belts, says Zwelinzima Vavi.
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.
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.
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.
Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected back in the Edenvale Magistrate's Court to face a charge of speeding.
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.
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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