Speaking ahead of its national congress Cosatu has hinted that it will push for a national minimum wage to be legislated across all sectors.
Analysts are predicting that events at Lonmin's mine in Marikana will heavily influence next week's Cosatu national congress.
The National Prosecuting Authority will apply to have the chairperson of Glynnis Breytenbach's disciplinary inquiry removed, its lawyer says.
The ANC has no appetite for the youth wage subsidy put forward by the Treasury last year in an attempt to alleviate the high youth unemployment rate.
Glynnis Breytenbach's suspension was linked to her probe into former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, her disciplinary hearing has heard.
President Jacob Zuma has told the national cohesion summit the 2010 World Cup should be an example of what a united South Africa could be like.
International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane says South Africa's $2-billion loan to the IMF will help the country gain influence.
The ANC needed to change from a resistance movement to a "transformative movement and effective governing party".
ANC NEC member Joel Netshitenzhe says the significant change in South Africa's class structure over the past 18 years has implications for the party.
The ANC Youth League says the Constitution must be changed to allow the expropriation of land without compensation.