South Africa has not made the most of hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup to develop world-class soccer players, says Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi may have survived a bid to oust him at this week's trade union federation meeting, but faces a new battle.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will continue to serve in his position, says the trade union.
Congress of South African Trade Unions general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will continue to serve in his position, the trade union federation has said.
Sources say Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi was not removed from his position as general secretary at the central executive committee meeting.
An investigation into Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has brought tensions to a boil between leaders in the trade union federation.
South Africa faces massive problems in its economy despite achieving democracy 19 years ago, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.
South African Transport and Allied Workers Union leader, Zenzo Mahlangu says a plan to 'eliminate' union bosses is aimed at toppling the alliance.
Over the past few months, the role of the political journalist has joined those of the cartoonist as being one of the most scrutinised.
The ANC has no agenda to remove Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, spokesperson Jackson Mthembu has said.
Of late, I have read too many stories in the paper that do not work hard enough to persuade me as the reader that the central facts are established.
Cosatu has warned Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga not to take action against protesting teachers at the Sadtu march.
Corruption Watch has denied reports by the Mail & Guardian that it used the paper's investigative capacity to "meddle in Cosatu power battles".
Unlike Julius Malema, who is shivering in exile, a Vavi operating outside the alliance would pose a far greater threat than he does on the inside.
Disaffected Cosatu leaders have accused general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi of using a probe into financial impropriety against them.
Ordinary workers at the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) bargaining council spoke up for Cosatu's embattled general secretary.
Individuals leaking divisive information within Cosatu will be harshly dealt with, its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has told a workers' summit.
Numsa leaders have come out in defence of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is being investigated on allegations of financial impropriety.
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's supporters in Cosatu, including Numsa, believe he is being targeted for political reasons.
Cosatu has denied a report that its affiliates are investigating general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.