Congress Of South African Trade Unions

Cosatu takes to the streets over Eskom, job losses

​The country’s largest trade union federation will embark on a one-day nationwide strike against job losses and Eskom restructuring

Union plans to close taps countrywide

Nehawu will embark on an indefinite nationwide strike at the Department of Water and Sanitation on Thursday

ANC laments Numsa’s ‘tragic’ expulsion from Cosatu

The ANC says the expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa from trade union federation Cosatu is a tragic development.

Numsa expelled from Cosatu

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has been expelled from Cosatu after a grueling special central executive committee meeting.

Vavi not interested in ‘revenge’

Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will not be out for revenge when he returns to work on Monday.

Numsa won’t respond to Cosatu’s ultimatum

Numsa says it won't respond to Cosatu's demands about whether the union should be suspended or expelled until it received certain documentation.

DA march on ANC headquarters an ‘election stunt’

Cosatu claims the Democratic Alliance's plan to march to the ANC's headquarters in Johannesburg is an election stunt and an act of pure opportunism.

E-tolls: Cosatu happy with drive-slows that ‘irritate’ politicians

Cosatu says it will continue its campaign against e-tolling by staging drive-slows in Gauteng that "irritate a number of politicians".

Cosatu will rally for ANC despite signing of e-tolls law

The decision by President Jacob Zuma to sign the contentious e-toll Bill into law will not deter Cosatu's election campaign for the ANC.

Vavi accepts ‘humiliating’ Corruption Watch censure

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has accepted the censure imposed on him by Corruption Watch while calling for better protection of women.

Vavi: Cosatu could lose either way

Whether charges go ahead against Cosatu's embattled general secretary or not, the real loser is the trade union federation's credibility.

Vavi’s woes mirror Cosatu’s

Cosatu's relevance is ebbing away and if this trend continues, it will be a federation for unions of petit-bourgeois government employees.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.