Nzimande and Vavi: former allies reunited as Zuma outcasts

2017-10-20 12:21

Blade Nzimande and Zwelinzima Vavi, once united in their criticism of Mbeki and adoration of Zuma are now both the outcasts of the latter, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Under Zuma we wake up to a new low every day - Vavi on latest Cabinet reshuffle

SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi reacts to the news of president Jacob Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle, which sees Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande axed, and David Mahlobo moved to Minister of Energy. Watch.

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‘Black lives remain cheap,’ says Saftu after Philippi mass killing

2017-10-01 21:11

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has called for urgent action to end violence in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi.

Secret vote or not, Zuma will still be President by end of tomorrow – ANCYL

2017-08-07 22:32

President Jacob Zuma will remain president of the country even after a secret ballot vote on a motion of no confidence, the ANC Youth League says.

Numsa celebrates 30th birthday on May Day

2017-05-01 08:32

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa will be celebrating its 30th birthday on Worker's Day.

Popcru in a panic about Saftu - Vavi

2017-04-28 18:33

Saftu leader Zwelinzima Vavi says Popcru is desperately trying to divert attention from the crisis in the tripartite alliance by making defamatory statements against him.

Fedusa, Vavi's federation in name spat

2017-04-18 15:43

Zwelinzima Vavi’s new trade federation is facing a court challenge over its provisional name.

Thousands march on Union Buildings

2017-04-07 16:38

Thousands of protesters have marched to the Union Buildings, calling on the ANC to take a stand and choose the people over President Jacob Zuma.

We must defend the Constitution – Lekota

2017-04-03 14:52

Hundreds of people have gathered in Church Square in Pretoria to protest against President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle.

'ANC faction destroying our society'- Vavi

Former General Secretary of COSATU joined protesters outside the National Treasury in Pretoria on Friday to share concerns over political moves by the ruling party.

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Vigilance needed with pensioners' money - GEPF chair

2017-10-18 16:24

The board of the Government Employees Pension Fund needs to be vigilant as there appears to be a temptation to view it as a source of funding for the fiscus, the fund’s chairperson Renosi Mokate has told Parliament.

Our families are suffering - striking 10111 workers

2017-10-02 14:50

Emergency 10111 call centre workers, who have been on strike, say their families are suffering financially.

Zuma 'the tsotsi' must go - opposition parties unite over call

2017-08-08 14:03

Speakers have addressed a massive crowd outside Parliament saying President Jacob Zuma needs to step down or be forced out of his seat - this ahead of a vote of no confidence against him.

Molefe’s reappointment must be reversed, board dismissed - Vavi

2017-05-12 11:26

Saftu, led by former Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi, wants the decision to reappointment Brian Molefe as Eskom chief executive reversed.

New union will not chase after Number 1

2017-04-30 06:01

The newly formed trade union federation will not be joining any “Zuma must go” marches, saying South Africa’s problems are bigger than President Jacob Zuma.

Labour’s ‘new dawn’

2017-04-23 06:43

New union federation is already 700 000 strong and aims to breathe new life into SA’s labour sector.

The post-apartheid state unravelling from the start - Vavi

2017-04-11 16:51

South Africa is at junk status because President Jacob Zuma is unable to pursue radical economic transformation, trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Vavi outlines his plan to oust Zuma and save SA

2017-04-04 16:06

Zwelinzima Vavi's newly-registered trade union federation has resolved to step up its campaign with a four-part strategy to save South Africa from becoming a failed state.

Anti-state capture movement needs clarity of purpose

2017-04-02 16:17

If there is to be a movement against state capture from the likes of Zwelinzima Vavi and human rights and community organisations it will only succeed if it has clarity of purpose, writes Terry Bell.

Gigaba deployed to Treasury for Guptas - Save SA

2017-03-31 09:28

Save SA and Zwelinzima Vavi-led new trade federation Saftu have called on South Africans to mobilise in Pretoria to “symbolically occupy the Treasury”.

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