Zwelinzima Vavi

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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Parties Unite in Call to Fire Zumathe only crime that he has committed. He is the greatest sell-out. We are here
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the only crime that he has committed. He is the greatest sell-out. We are here to say we will not sell South Africa out." Zwelinzima Vavi, general secretary of the SA Federation of Trade Unions said that the President was "using the credibility of... Read more
12d
AllAfrica.com
Barriers Used to Keep Pro - and Anti-Zuma Protesters Apart Outside ParliamentMalema, letting Zuma go and rest in Nkandla was letting him off easily. South
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Malema, letting Zuma go and rest in Nkandla was letting him off easily. South African Federation of Trade Unions leader Zwelinzima Vavi told the thousands of anti-Zuma marchers that Zuma had "mortgaged South Africa for a plate of cheap... Read more
12d
News 24 South Africa
Barriers used to keep pro- and anti-Zuma protesters apart outside Parliamentwas a strong police presence outside Parliament. (Jenni Evans, News24) South A
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
was a strong police presence outside Parliament. (Jenni Evans, News24) South African Federation of Trade Unions leader Zwelinzima Vavi told the thousands of anti-Zuma marchers that Zuma had "mortgaged South Africa for a plate of cheap... Read more
12d
iol.co.za
Vavi compares Zuma to Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler, who posed a security threat to the world, South African Federatio
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Adolf Hitler, who posed a security threat to the world, South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said. Addressing thousands in a march organised by civil society and opposition parties in Parliament ahead... Read more
12d
AllAfrica.com
Zuma 'The Tsotsi' Must Go - Opposition Parties Unite Over Callmust go to jail... If you're a tsotsi, you must end up in jail." SA Federation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
must go to jail... If you're a tsotsi, you must end up in jail." SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi addressed the crowd saying that Members of Parliament, "for the sake of our country, for the sake of your own... Read more
12d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma 'the tsotsi' must go - opposition parties unite over callmust go to jail... If you're a tsotsi, you must end up in jail." SA Federation
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
must go to jail... If you're a tsotsi, you must end up in jail." SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi addressed the crowd saying that Members of Parliament, "for the sake of our country, for the sake of your own... Read more
12d
AllAfrica.com
'State Taken Over By Crooks Eating What's Left of Our Carcass' - Vavidecision of the president," ANC Youth League secretary Njabulo Nzuza said. SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
decision of the president," ANC Youth League secretary Njabulo Nzuza said. SA Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi agreed and said a collective was to blame for the state of the country. "The collective decided to stick... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
Secret Vote or Not, Zuma Will Still Be President - Youth Leaguewhich included United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa and SA Federati
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
which included United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa and SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi discussing the upcoming motion of no confidence in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon and the possibility of... Read more
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13d
News 24 South Africa
'State taken over by crooks eating what's left of our carcass' - Vavi2017-08-07 22:55 Zwelinzima Vavi. (File, Elizabeth Sejake, City Press) "In th
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
2017-08-07 22:55 Zwelinzima Vavi. (File, Elizabeth Sejake, City Press) "In the economy, there are many issues that play a part, and the Cabinet reshuffle was approved by the ANC... Read more
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13d
News 24 South Africa
Secret vote or not, Zuma will still be President by end of tomorrow – ANCYLwhich included United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa and SA Federati
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
which included United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa and SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi discussing the upcoming motion of no confidence in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon and the possibility of... Read more
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15d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma turned SA into 'mafia-style lawless kleptocracy' - SaftuZwelinzima Vavi (File, Gallo Images) Cape Town – ANC MP’s should have courage
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi (File, Gallo Images) Cape Town – ANC MP’s should have courage and vote for what they know is right during the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, regardless of whether the vote is secret or not, says the... Read more
17d
Daily Dispatch
Vavi on recruitment drive in BCMSeasoned unionist Zwelinzima Vavi criss-crossed Buffalo City Metro (BCM) yester
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Seasoned unionist Zwelinzima Vavi criss-crossed Buffalo City Metro (BCM) yesterday converting hundreds of South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) members to join his newly established union. Speaking to the Daily Dispatch while more than 50... Read more
18d
Daily Dispatch
Samwu members confirm defection to Vavi-aligned unionsection this morning as more than 50 Samwu members signed forms confirming thei
Daily Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
section this morning as more than 50 Samwu members signed forms confirming their defection to a newly-established Zwelinzima Vavi-aligned municipal workers union this morning. 50 Samwu members signed forms confirming their defection to a... Read more
19d
iol.co.za
Civil society ratcheting up pressure for Zuma to goAfrica in a direction that undermines what we dreamt of as a country,” the SA F
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Africa in a direction that undermines what we dreamt of as a country,” the SA Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said. He called on MPs to put the interests of the country above their own. Vavi’s sentiments echoed those... Read more
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20d
Eye Witness News
Save SA plans countrywide march during Zuma's motion of no confidence debateto come out in their numbers on 8 August. We are calling for a lunchtime shutdo
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
to come out in their numbers on 8 August. We are calling for a lunchtime shutdown from 12 to 2 pm.” Veteran trade unionist Zwelinzima Vavi is among others who have joined Save SA. “We are concerned about the escalating litany of poor service and a... Read more
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20d
iol.co.za
#FutureSA calls for 'National Day of No Confidence' in Zumaas an ambassador to the United States. Leader of the newly formed newly-formed
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
as an ambassador to the United States. Leader of the newly formed newly-formed South African Federation of Trade Unions, Zwelinzima Vavi, was also in attendance. "We are calling for a lunchtime shutdown on August 8. From 12pm to 2pm we want... Read more
20d
iol.co.za
#FutureSA: Civil society demands that MPs vote against Zumaincluded Kumi Naidoo from the Campaign for Just Energy Future, South African Fe
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
included Kumi Naidoo from the Campaign for Just Energy Future, South African Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, Ahmed Kathrada CEO Neeshan Balton, OUTA chairman Wayne Duvenage, Cas Coovadia, Mosibudi Mangena, Adrian... Read more
21d
Eye Witness News
Vavi: Saftu attracting new members, other union becoming irrelevantVavi says workers have lost faith in unions and they no longer represent the ne
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
Vavi says workers have lost faith in unions and they no longer represent the needs of low-income earners. FILE: Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: EWN CAPE TOWN - Zwelinzima Vavi says his newly-formed South African Federation of Trade Unions... Read more
24d
Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Why is racist St John's teacher still at work?shows her bias [LISTEN] Will DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] I
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
shows her bias [LISTEN] Will DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum? [LISTEN] Why Zwelinzima Vavi won't vote for the ANC [LISTEN] #SACPCongress: An overview of Ramaphosa’s... Read more
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25d
AllAfrica.com
Former Labour Federation Chief Regrets Praising ZumaLeft: President Jacob Zuma. Right: Former Cosatu Secretary General Zwelinzima V
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Left: President Jacob Zuma. Right: Former Cosatu Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi. He accuses Cosatu of "bootlicking" Ramaphosa who "will never liberate workers" On Sunday, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, said he regretted the... Read more
26d
Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Interested in buying a franchise? Learn from this guyWill DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a goo
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
Will DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum? [LISTEN] Why Zwelinzima Vavi won't vote for the ANC [LISTEN] #SACPCongress: An overview of Ramaphosa’s address [LISTEN] Boris Becker... Read more
26d
Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Lindiwe Sisulu opens up on her ANC leadership bidWill DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a goo
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
Will DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum? [LISTEN] Why Zwelinzima Vavi won't vote for the ANC [LISTEN] #SACPCongress: An overview of Ramaphosa’s address [LISTEN] Boris Becker... Read more
28d
News 24 South Africa
Nzimande: Yes, I was wrong about Zumawere certain decisions he still stood by. Among those were the fights against p
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
were certain decisions he still stood by. Among those were the fights against privatisation alongside sacked Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi and the use of state organs to fight political battles. Nzimande, Vavi and Zuma were once an unbreakable... Read more
28d
Eye Witness News
Vavi takes a jab at unionsZwelinzima Vavi was drumming up support for the newly-formed South African Fede
Eye Witness News / Posted 28 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi was drumming up support for the newly-formed South African Federation of Trade Unions in Cape Town this weekend. Former Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi addresses members of the public... Read more
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29d
Eye Witness News
Vavi: Saftu is not affiliated with any political party Zwelinzima Vavi says Cosatu’s membership numbers have suffered because of the
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi says Cosatu’s membership numbers have suffered because of the trade union federation’s relationship with the ANC. FILE: Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. CAPE TOWN... Read more
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29d
iol.co.za
Union wants to shut down 10111 call service entirelyand get a lower salary. It’s unacceptable,” the member said. On Thursday, SA F
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
and get a lower salary. It’s unacceptable,” the member said. On Thursday, SA Federation of Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi confirmed his federation’s support for the strike. Vavi called on police management to come to the... Read more
30d
Eye Witness News
Vavi drumming up support for Saftu in CT prior to launching structures Zwelinzima Vavi is on a charm offensive in the Western Cape, as he looks to b
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi is on a charm offensive in the Western Cape, as he looks to build a membership base of at least a million members by the end of 2017. FILE: Leader of the newly... Read more
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30d
Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] Naledi Pandor: ANC failed to handle Nkandla saga properlyWill DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a goo
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
Will DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum? [LISTEN] Why Zwelinzima Vavi won't vote for the ANC [LISTEN] #SACPCongress: An overview of Ramaphosa’s address [LISTEN] Boris Becker... Read more
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30d
Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] MiWay CEO: Racist email is fake news on steroidsWill DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a goo
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
Will DBE drop maths as compulsory subject? [LISTEN] If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum? [LISTEN] Why Zwelinzima Vavi won't vote for the ANC [LISTEN] #SACPCongress: An overview of Ramaphosa’s address [LISTEN] Boris Becker... Read more
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30d
AllAfrica.com
Amabhungane - How Gupta Associates 'Fleeced' Cosatu in HQ DealSalim Essa in an earlier scandal in 2011 that appears to have ripped off Cosatu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Salim Essa in an earlier scandal in 2011 that appears to have ripped off Cosatu and helped force out its general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Matjila, at that time in charge of Cosatu investment arm Kopano ke Matla, was tasked with securing a new... Read more
30d
Eye Witness News
Vavi urges Mbalula to intervene in ending 10111 staff strikeby these operators and warns the strike will intensify. FILE: South African Fe
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
by these operators and warns the strike will intensify. FILE: South African Federation of Unions (Saftu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN JOHANNESBURG – With no end in sight to the 10111 call centre operators strike,... Read more

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