Congress Of South Africa Trade Unions

Nedlac struggles with inclusivity

The labour council has battled to defend its representation of workers’ interests, given that union membership is on the decline across the country

Cosatu rejects above-inflation tariff hikes to bail out ‘drug addict’ Eskom

Nersa is holding public hearings over the next three weeks, relating to Eskom’s application for the regulatory clearing account (RCA) balance.

Cosatu dogfight leaves Vavi limping

The beleaguered general secretary's pack came off second best at a meeting of the divided federation.

Satawu hit by sex scandal

South African Transport and Allied Workers' Union leader has been accused of an inappropriate relationship with an employee.

Affiliates ‘owe’ Cosatu millions

The federation has denied that its affairs are as bad as financial statements show and says unions are paying up.

Vavi camp to reveal ‘worse’ Cosatu affairs

Supporters of suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's reinstatement have called for consistency in dealing with sexual indiscretion.

Cosatu’s role is also to speak for the poor

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is a political force that should fill the gap to the left of the ANC, writes Frank Meintjies.

Open season on Vavi amid sex scandal

Zwelinzima Vavi's foes in the trade federation say he has brought Cosatu into disrepute and must face the music.

Vavi opens case of extortion after blackmail allegations

A case of extortion has been opened against a woman who allegedly tried to blackmail Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi over a rape claim.

Cosatu’s Vavi denies rape claim, admits to cheating

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has denied rape allegations made by a colleague but admitted to cheating on his wife.

Vavi says critics are govt turncoats

The Cosatu leader has accused his attackers of abandoning the working class agenda to appease government.

Bikers and churches rally behind Cosatu in e-toll fight

Cosatu will be joined by 10 civil society bodies and some religious leaders in a series of protests against the e-tolling of Gauteng highways.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories