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Daily Dispatch
Vavi on ANC violence: ‘People who call each other comrade will plot to kill one another’DispatchLIVENational Congress (ANC) as comrades plot to kill their opponents in order to as
Vavi on ANC violence: ‘People who call each other comrade will plot to kill one another’DispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 hours ago
National Congress (ANC) as comrades plot to kill their opponents in order to ascend to positions of leadership and wealth‚ Zwelinzima Vavi believes. The former secretary-general of the Congress of South African Trade Unions said that violence... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Violence and murders around ANC positions about 'instant wealth' – Vavi2016-06-26 13:29 Zwelinzima Vavi (Netwerk24) Johannesburg – The violence that
Violence and murders around ANC positions about 'instant wealth' – Vavi
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
2016-06-26 13:29 Zwelinzima Vavi (Netwerk24) Johannesburg – The violence that erupted in parts of Tshwane over the past week, the political killings in KwaZulu-Natal and the... Read more
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iol.co.za
The lapdogs have their daythe largest affiliate was sticking to its decision not to participate. Suddenl
The lapdogs have their day
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the largest affiliate was sticking to its decision not to participate. Suddenly, however, things took a dramatic turn when Zwelinzima Vavi’s appeal against his suspension as Cosatu’s general secretary was heard by the South Gauteng High Court in... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Union members in EC face risk of being evictedDispatchLIVECOSATU-aligned union members sympathetic to the federation’s former general sec
Union members in EC face risk of being evictedDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
COSATU-aligned union members sympathetic to the federation’s former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi are on the verge of being evicted from their offices in the Eastern Cape. Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Union members in EC face risk of being evictedCOSATU-aligned union members sympathetic to the federation’s former general sec
Union members in EC face risk of being evicted
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
COSATU-aligned union members sympathetic to the federation’s former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi are on the verge of being evicted from their offices in the Eastern Cape. Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union... Read more
4d
News 24 South Africa
ANC making same mistakes as 2007 - VaviGenevieve Quintal, News24 Zwelinzima Vavi (File, Netwerk24) Johannesburg - Th
ANC making same mistakes as 2007 - Vavi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Zwelinzima Vavi (File, Netwerk24) Johannesburg - The ANC is on its way to making the same mistakes it did ahead of its watershed 2007 Polokwane congress, when President Jacob Zuma unseated Thabo Mbeki, former Cosatu... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another axe fallswas to announce the result of a ballot - taken in my absence from the meeting -
Another axe falls
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
was to announce the result of a ballot - taken in my absence from the meeting - on a motion for the summary dismissal of Zwelinzima Vavi. It was 31 votes for, one against. Bheki Ntshalintshali immediately stepped in as the new general... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hospital workers are tired of struggling: unionmarched to city hall on Thursday to hand over a memorandum to KwaZulu-Natal Pre
Hospital workers are tired of struggling: union
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
marched to city hall on Thursday to hand over a memorandum to KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu. The march was led by Zwelinzima Vavi, as part of marking June 16. The Daily News sent questions to the department of health, but they had not... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Cheryl Carolus: Restore the Dignity of Parliament“Get a wake-up call, you politicians, you unions and business people. Stop snip
Cheryl Carolus: Restore the Dignity of Parliament
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
“Get a wake-up call, you politicians, you unions and business people. Stop sniping at one another. It is shocking how Zwelinzima Vavi has allowed Cosatu to disintegrate around his own misdemeanours and how Cosatu comrades have in turned abused... Read more
11d
Namibia Economist
South Africa is in need of an oppositionof its three deputy chairmen are white, as are many other senior officials. “It
South Africa is in need of an opposition
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 days ago
of its three deputy chairmen are white, as are many other senior officials. “It’s a white party with a black face,” scoffs Zwelinzima Vavi, a trade union leader who has nonetheless turned against the ANC, which he says “is neither pro-worker,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
WATCH:the Nation at The Gathering 2016 Daily Maverick Editorial Team Jay Naidoo, Si
WATCH:
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
the Nation at The Gathering 2016 Daily Maverick Editorial Team Jay Naidoo, Sisonke Msimang, Iraj Abedian, Mark Heywood, Zwelinzima Vavi and Robert McBride engage in a spirited debate about the state of South Africa with Marianne Thamm and John... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Hope adored murder-accused son - VaviHope Zinde adored her only son – who has now been arrested in connection with h
Hope adored murder-accused son - Vavi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Hope Zinde adored her only son – who has now been arrested in connection with her death, Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Sunday. “She adored him so much; she spoke about him all the time,” Vavi told News24. “She loved... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
McBride: People have lost faith in policeand render useless independent state institutions and institutions of accountab
McBride: People have lost faith in police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
and render useless independent state institutions and institutions of accountability." Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi added that "there has to be an agenda" for appointing someone like Ntlemeza as head of the Hawks, and Riah... Read more
17d
Eye Witness News
‘Anti-corruption bodies are under attack’ Robert McBride and Zwelinzima Vavi say there is an orchestrated attack on ins
‘Anti-corruption bodies are under attack’
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
Robert McBride and Zwelinzima Vavi say there is an orchestrated attack on institutions of accountability. Suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride. Picture:... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
Letter to the Editor - Stephen Grootes Mistakes Vavi for Cosatuhe believes was the old leadership of Cosatu and sighs with despair. It's also
Letter to the Editor - Stephen Grootes Mistakes Vavi for Cosatu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
he believes was the old leadership of Cosatu and sighs with despair. It's also interesting that by old leadership he means Zwelinzima Vavi. The entire article is the regurgitation of old and tired clichés and propaganda that have been deployed by... Read more
17d
Daily Maverick
Letter to the Editor: Stephen Grootes mistakes Vavi for Cosatuhe believes was the old leadership of Cosatu and sighs with despair. It’s also
Letter to the Editor: Stephen Grootes mistakes Vavi for Cosatu
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
he believes was the old leadership of Cosatu and sighs with despair. It’s also interesting that by old leadership he means Zwelinzima Vavi. The entire article is the regurgitation of old and tired clichés and propaganda that have been deployed by... Read more
19d
Daily Dispatch
Vavi: ANC, alliance selfish thieves – ordinary folk neglected by elite in powerExpelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi yesterday lashed out at leade
Vavi: ANC, alliance selfish thieves – ordinary folk neglected by elite in power
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi yesterday lashed out at leaders of the ANC and its alliance partners, Cosatu and the SACP, labelling them “thieves who had transformed from principles of selflessness to those of selfishness”. Vavi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu, Cosatu, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Us?tragedy. For workers, for South Africa, for all of us. By STEPHEN GROOTES. In
Cosatu, Cosatu, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Us?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
tragedy. For workers, for South Africa, for all of us. By STEPHEN GROOTES. In 2010, just five-and-a-half short years ago, Zwelinzima Vavi was the general secretary of Cosatu. The press conferences he held, representing the Central Executive... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
You risk your life if you speak out against state capture SACP's Mapailaout of the five men accused of his murder were ANC members. In 2010, then-Cong
You risk your life if you speak out against state capture SACP's Mapaila
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
out of the five men accused of his murder were ANC members. In 2010, then-Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi also complained about having received death threats after he spoke out about corruption. Deputy Finance... Read more
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24d
iol.co.za
Cosatu affiliates not leavingby the latest, next year. It is spearheaded by the country’s largest union, Num
Cosatu affiliates not leaving
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
by the latest, next year. It is spearheaded by the country’s largest union, Numsa, and axed Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi. Phetoe was addressing over 700 delegates at the National Union of Mineworkers central committee meeting in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Matosa calls out those who attend 'secret meetings' to 'weaken NUM'defend the National Union of Mineworkers.” Matosa says members should be wary
Matosa calls out those who attend 'secret meetings' to 'weaken NUM'
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
defend the National Union of Mineworkers.” Matosa says members should be wary of the United Front, which is being led by Zwelinzima Vavi and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, which he believes harbours ill intentions towards the... Read more
25d
iol.co.za
Moonlighting leaders to blame - NUMto defend Cosatu against the yet to be launched federation. A new union federa
Moonlighting leaders to blame - NUM
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
to defend Cosatu against the yet to be launched federation. A new union federation is being launched by, among others, Zwelinzima Vavi. It will focus on exposing and fighting anti-worker legislation by putting pressure on the state to improve... Read more
28d
Mail & Guardian
Communications minister welcomes SABC ban on violent proteststhe move signalled a return to apartheid times, when the national broadcaster w
Communications minister welcomes SABC ban on violent protests
Mail & Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
the move signalled a return to apartheid times, when the national broadcaster was a mouthpiece for the ruling party. Zwelinzima Vavi, former general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), said the move was an... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Minister welcomes SABC's broadcast ban on violent proteststhe move signalled a return to apartheid times, when the national broadcaster w
Minister welcomes SABC's broadcast ban on violent protests
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
the move signalled a return to apartheid times, when the national broadcaster was a mouthpiece for the ruling party. Zwelinzima Vavi, former general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), said the move was an... Read more
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29d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Public Protector drops ‘up in the air’ probecalled this investigation "Up in the Air" and it began on November 26‚ 2012 whe
Public Protector drops ‘up in the air’ probe
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 29 days ago
called this investigation "Up in the Air" and it began on November 26‚ 2012 when the then General Secretary of COSATU Zwelinzima Vavi asked the Public Protector to investigate allegations in the media that the South African Air Force was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Broadcaster SABC Condemned for 'Censorship'elections scheduled for August, they accuse ANC of trying to control any furthe
Broadcaster SABC Condemned for 'Censorship'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
elections scheduled for August, they accuse ANC of trying to control any further damage to their image ahead of the polls. Zwelinzima Vavi, former general-secretary of the Congress for South African Trade Unions (COSATU), said the move was an... Read more
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29d
News 24 South Africa
More criticism for SABC's 'apartheid like censorship'accuse ANC of trying to control any further damage to their image ahead of the
More criticism for SABC's 'apartheid like censorship'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
accuse ANC of trying to control any further damage to their image ahead of the polls. 'Censorship through the backdoor' Zwelinzima Vavi, former general-secretary of the Congress for South African Trade Unions (COSATU), said the move was an... Read more
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Aljazeera
S Africa broadcaster SABC condemned for 'censorship'elections scheduled for August, they accuse ANC of trying to control any furthe
S Africa broadcaster SABC condemned for 'censorship'
Aljazeera / Posted 30 days ago
elections scheduled for August, they accuse ANC of trying to control any further damage to their image ahead of the polls. Zwelinzima Vavi, former general-secretary of the Congress for South African Trade Unions (COSATU), said the move was an... Read more
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