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Eye Witness News
Numsa commends Fawu for leaving Cosaturesolution taken is irreversible. It has also fought consistently against Cosa
Numsa commends Fawu for leaving Cosatu
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
resolution taken is irreversible. It has also fought consistently against Cosatu’s expulsion of Numsa and the dismissal of Zwelinzima Vavi. Numsa’s Patrick Craven says trade union federation is no longer effective voice of the workers. “We hope... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Numsa lauds Fawu decision to leave Cosatuimplementation as of now”. Fawu has consistently fought against Cosatu’s expul
Numsa lauds Fawu decision to leave Cosatu
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
implementation as of now”. Fawu has consistently fought against Cosatu’s expulsion of Numsa and the dismissal of Zwelinzima Vavi. Numsa praised Fawu’s bold attempts at the two Cosatu Congresses in 2015 to reverse those actions. Fawu has... Read more
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3d
Mail & Guardian
Cosatu: We are partly to blame for the ANC's poor election resultsthe umbrella body dropped significantly after the expulsion of metalworkers uni
Cosatu: We are partly to blame for the ANC's poor election results
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
the umbrella body dropped significantly after the expulsion of metalworkers union Numsa in 2014. Its general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, was dismissed the following year and a host of other unions split over conflicting loyalties. Dlamini said... Read more
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3d
iol.co.za
Cosatu not opposed to early ANC elective congressdecided to leave the federation at its elective congress on Wednesday. It has b
Cosatu not opposed to early ANC elective congress
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
decided to leave the federation at its elective congress on Wednesday. It has been unhappy with Cosatu giving Zwelinzima Vavi and metalworkers union, Numsa, the boot. Ntshalintshali said that Fawu owed Cosatu R5-million alone in... Read more
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4d
iol.co.za
Fawu quits Cosatunew organisation being championed by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA,
Fawu quits Cosatu
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
new organisation being championed by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA, Numsa and axed Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. While not all provinces had mandates on the move, delegates made it clear that the latter was considered a... Read more
4d
iol.co.za
Faction fights eating our profits, says food unionfederation to be formed by next year. Many members and leaders have butted head
Faction fights eating our profits, says food union
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
federation to be formed by next year. Many members and leaders have butted heads with Cosatu over its decision to give Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa the boot. If members vote yes, the union will not have to pay its debt to Cosatu. Yesterday, the... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Politicians Mum On Coalition Talks At Marikana CommemorationHolomisa, who is facilitating coalition talks for the smaller parties, told jou
Politicians Mum On Coalition Talks At Marikana Commemoration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Holomisa, who is facilitating coalition talks for the smaller parties, told journalists. Former Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi, who was seen sharing a light moment with EFF chairperson Dali Mpofu, said his advice to the EFF was: "Don't... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
EFF Leads Marikana Trust Donations With R1 Million Contributiondonate from his own personal funds. When the crowds demanded that former Congr
EFF Leads Marikana Trust Donations With R1 Million Contribution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
donate from his own personal funds. When the crowds demanded that former Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi chip in, Mathunjwa joked that Vavi was unemployed and like the families of the victims of Marikana, Amcu... Read more
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11d
Mail & Guardian
EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1-million contributiondonate from his own personal funds. When the crowds demanded that former Congr
EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1-million contribution
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
donate from his own personal funds. When the crowds demanded that former Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi chipped in, Mathunjwa joked that Vavi was unemployed and like the families of the victims of Marikana, Amcu... Read more
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11d
iol.co.za
Marikana remembered - but where was ANC?Nokhamba. Those who addressed the gathering included the EFF’s Julius Malema,
Marikana remembered - but where was ANC?
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Nokhamba. Those who addressed the gathering included the EFF’s Julius Malema, the DA’s Mmusi Maimane, Cope’s Mosiuoa Lekota, the UDM’s Bantu Holomisa and Zwelinzima Vavi, who spoke on behalf of unions working to launch a new labour f... Read more
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11d
iol.co.za
#Marikana shamewho addressed the gathering included the EFF’s Julius Malema, the DA’s Mmusi Ma
#Marikana shame
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
who addressed the gathering included the EFF’s Julius Malema, the DA’s Mmusi Maimane, Cope’s Mosiuoa Lekota, the UDM’s Bantu Holomisa and Zwelinzima Vavi, who spoke on behalf of unions working to launch a new labour... Read more
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11d
News 24 South Africa
EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contributiondonate from his own personal funds. When the crowds demanded that former Congr
EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contribution
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
donate from his own personal funds. When the crowds demanded that former Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi chip in, Mathunjwa joked that Vavi was unemployed and like the families of the victims of Marikana, Amcu... Read more
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11d
Rappler
South Africa's ANC under fire 4 years after Marikana massacredied for – they are closer now than any other time to the 12,500 demand, but th
South Africa's ANC under fire 4 years after Marikana massacre
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
died for – they are closer now than any other time to the 12,500 demand, but that's the only thing that has changed," Zwelinzima Vavi, former general secretary of the powerful ANC-allied trade union group Cosatu, told local broadcaster... Read more
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12d
The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacremany were sceptical of the progress made. "The squalor, the poverty all over -
ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacre
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
many were sceptical of the progress made. "The squalor, the poverty all over -- very little has changed since 2012," Zwelinzima Vavi, former general secretary of the powerful trade union group Cosatu, told local broadcaster ANN7. A lengthy... Read more
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12d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Workers’ Day must be moved to August 16 to honour Marikana fallen - AMCUare eating this elephant called the ANC piece by piece‚" he said. United Front
Workers’ Day must be moved to August 16 to honour Marikana fallen - AMCU
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
are eating this elephant called the ANC piece by piece‚" he said. United Front co-ordinator and former Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said work would continue on building a new federation of uni... Read more
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12d
iol.co.za
Vavi in Rustenburg to #RememberMarikanaMarikana - Expelled Congress of SA Trade Union (Cosatu) general secretary Zweli
Vavi in Rustenburg to #RememberMarikana
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Marikana - Expelled Congress of SA Trade Union (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi attended the Marikana tragedy commemoration for the first time on Tuesday. Vavi was Cosatu general secretary when Lonmin workers downed tools and demanded to... Read more
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12d
iol.co.za
Marikana miner: We won't forgive and forgetthe platinum mine strike four years ago. Many of those in attendance are dress
Marikana miner: We won't forgive and forget
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
the platinum mine strike four years ago. Many of those in attendance are dressed in Amcu T-shirts and in traditional attire. Some political leaders were also present including DA leader Mmusi Maimane, Eff leader Julius Malema and Zwelinzima... Read more
14d
iol.co.za
ANC cannot look beyond here and nowallies in Cosatu. They were the political equivalent of digging your own grave
ANC cannot look beyond here and now
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
allies in Cosatu. They were the political equivalent of digging your own grave, especially after they drove out Numsa and Zwelinzima Vavi, some of the most energetic troopers for the ANC in the past. Like Trotsky in the aftermath of the failed... Read more
16d
iol.co.za
Chikane warned ANC its soul was in jeopardyabout the possibility of voters turning against it. In a series of social medi
Chikane warned ANC its soul was in jeopardy
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
about the possibility of voters turning against it. In a series of social media posts, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi suggested he had also hinted of the current state of affairs during his time as a leader in the tripartite... Read more
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18d
iafrica.com
Vavi: ANC its own worst enemyCosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi. Credit: Vumani Mkhize/EWN. CAPE TOWN – Former C
Vavi: ANC its own worst enemy
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi. Credit: Vumani Mkhize/EWN. CAPE TOWN – Former Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says the African National Congress has become its own worst enemy and will continue to lose supporters if its leaders continue to... Read more
18d
Eye Witness News
Vavi: ANC is its own worst enemyworst enemy The former Cosatu general secretary says the ANC’s decline has bee
Vavi: ANC is its own worst enemy
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
worst enemy The former Cosatu general secretary says the ANC’s decline has been a long time coming. Former Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN. 2016 local government elections,African National Congress,2016 Municipal... Read more
19d
Daily Maverick
#RememberKhwezi: ‘It worked like a beautiful theatre piece’EFF. Malema’s comments promoted rape culture and were “in fact, vile”, she said
#RememberKhwezi: ‘It worked like a beautiful theatre piece’
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
EFF. Malema’s comments promoted rape culture and were “in fact, vile”, she said. Malema, former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula need to apologise for their comments during the rape trial as a first... Read more
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20d
Daily Dispatch
Tutu's words return to bite ANC— returned to sting the ruling party at the weekend. Former Congress of South A
Tutu's words return to bite ANC
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
— returned to sting the ruling party at the weekend. Former Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary‚ Zwelinzima Vavi‚ reminded the electorate about Tutu’s words‚ in a tweet as the final election results rolled in on... Read more
20d
Eye Witness News
Sharp-tongued voters give ruling ANC stiff rebukeregional party, the United Front of the Eastern Cape established by former trad
Sharp-tongued voters give ruling ANC stiff rebuke
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
regional party, the United Front of the Eastern Cape established by former trade union federation Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and breakaway metalworkers’ union Numsa, got 5%. The DA gained modestly, from 1.6% to 4%. The position in... Read more
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20d
Daily Maverick
Response to #RememberKhwezi protest highlighted Zuma’s ambiguity on women’s rights issuesKhwezi fled. This seems to be no country for women who accuse powerful men of r
Response to #RememberKhwezi protest highlighted Zuma’s ambiguity on women’s rights issues
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
Khwezi fled. This seems to be no country for women who accuse powerful men of rape. Lest we forget though, it was Zwelinzima Vavi and Julius Malema who mounted a fierce defence of Zuma at the time of the rape trial, denigrating the woman –... Read more
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21d
Daily Maverick
LGE2016: Live updatesChronicle's Diana Neille is in Hammanskraal. 15:20: ANC demands investigation
LGE2016: Live updates
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
Chronicle's Diana Neille is in Hammanskraal. 15:20: ANC demands investigation into campaign conduct: 15:20: Zwelinzima Vavi says he has not cast his vote yet, but will vote "in a manner that makes me feel not guilty when our daily... Read more
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23d
Daily Dispatch
‘Jesus is back!’ Vavi tweets as ANC loses Nelson Mandela Bay(ANC) had all but conceded defeat in the contested Windy City‚ former Congress
‘Jesus is back!’ Vavi tweets as ANC loses Nelson Mandela Bay
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
(ANC) had all but conceded defeat in the contested Windy City‚ former Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi took to Twitter in the early hours of Friday with a supposed photo of the Messiah. “Jesus was seen walking... Read more
23d
iol.co.za
Horse-trading begins in Western Cape(COPE). The Active United Front, affiliated to the United Front – the workers’
Horse-trading begins in Western Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
(COPE). The Active United Front, affiliated to the United Front – the workers’ party for which former Cosatu strongman Zwelinzima Vavi and National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) general secretary Irvin Jim had vociferously campaigned –... Read more
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24d
AllAfrica.com
Cracks in South Africa's Governing Alliance Could Cost the ANC Dearlyeight unions joined the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) to support
Cracks in South Africa's Governing Alliance Could Cost the ANC Dearly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
eight unions joined the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) to support the federation's then general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Unions that remained in the federation included the National Union of Mineworkers, the National Education,... Read more
24d
iol.co.za
Student activists don’t see polls changing SAthe United Front, a movement set up by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA
Student activists don’t see polls changing SA
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
the United Front, a movement set up by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and supported by former trade union leader Zwelinzima Vavi. One of Kamanzi’s “Fall” colleagues, 20-year-old Simon Rakei, also chose to abstain for ideological... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
Port Elizabeth's Ward 26 - an ANC Dividedoutline of the current split in the ANC between supporters of President Zuma ca
Port Elizabeth's Ward 26 - an ANC Divided
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
outline of the current split in the ANC between supporters of President Zuma cabal versus former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa General Secretary Irvin Jim, before linking it to the struggles at ward level. The essential... Read more
27d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Fighting for Nelson Mandelakid on the block, the United Front, which could deal the ANC a blow in a number
Fighting for Nelson Mandela
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
kid on the block, the United Front, which could deal the ANC a blow in a number of wards. Yesterday, former Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi, former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Zanoxolo Wayile, and Numsa boss Irvin Jim held a press conference in support... Read more
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27d
Daily Maverick
Port Elizabeth's ward 26 – an ANC dividedoutline of the current split in the ANC between supporters of President Zuma’s
Port Elizabeth's ward 26 – an ANC divided
Daily Maverick / Posted 27 days ago
outline of the current split in the ANC between supporters of President Zuma’s cabal versus former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa General Secretary Irvin Jim, before linking it to the struggles at ward level. The essential... Read more
30d
Eye Witness News
Cracks in SA’s governing alliance could cost the ANC dearlyeight unions joined the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) to support
Cracks in SA’s governing alliance could cost the ANC dearly
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
eight unions joined the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) to support the federation’s then general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Unions that remained in the federation included the National Union of Mineworkers, the National Education,... Read more

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