Cosatu report: A hodgepodge of perplexity

A paper presented at its congress shows Cosatu leaders may have drunk too much ANC Kool-Aid.

Cosatu top brass clings to leadership

Despite resistance from Fawu, five out of six national leaders retained their positions uncontested – Zwelinzima Vavi the only exception.

How to turn SAA around – again

South African Airways’s new boss, Musa Zwane, believes he can address the company’s problems in five years.

Sports MEC shuffles off under a cloud

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has "demoted" Molebatsi Bopape to MEC for social development instead of firing her over allegations of corruption.

The eloquence of stony-faced defeat

Slate politics trumped calls for unity at last weekend's elections for ANC KZN.

Cosatu appeals for congress cash

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says the organisation needs more money than it has to fund its national congress.

Senzo Mchunu still has his job … for now

New ANC KZN chairperson Sihle Zikalala has said that he will not recall his political rival as premier, but the decision may not be his to make.

‘Kingmaker’ Zikalala calls for ANC unity

Zuma-backed Sihle Zikalala has called for unity in the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal after being elected to the "kingmaker" post of provincial party chair.

Mbete: ANC cadres can never be enemies

Baleka Mbete laid a clarion call for unity at the opening of the ANC KwaZulu Natal elective conference amid tension in the leadership race.

Six critics of the ANC who may have pissed off Mantashe

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe is not happy with former ANC leaders who "lambast the governments and parties they were once proud to serve".

Does Motlanthe still think the tripartite alliance is dead?

Cosatu insists it had a constructive meeting with the former president following his scathing comments about the expulsion of Vavi and Numsa.

Divided KwaZulu ANC prepares for a showdown

The race between incumbent Senzo Mchunu and provincial secretary Sihle Zikalala for the position of chairperson has added to the factional battles.

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