absence from the ANC’s 99th anniversary celebrations was “deliberately designed”
to “manufacture” schisms that do not exist, the union federation said
that President Jacob Zuma is presiding over a predatory elite,” the Congress of
SA Trade Unions said.
had said this.
will be left with no option but to report the paper to the ombudsman.”
January 14, relations between Vavi and top ANC leaders, including Zuma and ANC
secretary-general Gwede Mantashe, appeared to have hit a new low, as suggested
by Vavi’s absence from the ANC’s January 8 celebrations in Polokwane.
unveiled the ANC’s plans for the year, raised eyebrows in the alliance with some
leaders reading it as a sign of deepening tension between him and the ANC
leadership,” the article read.
publicised remarks that Zuma was presiding over a “predatory” state plagued by a
paralysis of leadership and that ANC leaders were “political hyenas”.?