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Cosatu throws down the gauntlet to government

Cosatu has staged the largest planned civil protest since the dawn of democracy, giving a loud voice to discontent over labour "slavery" and e-tolls.

E-tolls: We’ll barricade the highways, vows Vavi

Zwelinzima Vavi says Wednesday's march is the first warning shot in Cosatu's war on e-tolling, "and we've got lots of bullets".

No love for Malema at Cosatu’s Polokwane protest

Incidents of intimidation and disruption of services characterised Cosatu's national strike against labour brokers and the e-tolling system.

Juju: ‘Today, Comrade Vavi is my leader!’

Julius Malema has told thousands of Cosatu marchers that the ANC must be reminded of the needs of the masses who voted the party into power.

Vavi, Malema share spotlight as Cosatu march kicks off

Zwelinzima Vavi and Julius Malema have joined the Cosatu march in Jo'burg against e-tolling and labour brokers, swept up by a swarm of supporters.

ANCYL thumbs nose at ANC by joining Cosatu march

The ANC's young lions are set to confront the government by joining Cosatu's national strike against labour brokers and the e-tolling system.

Will pupils join truant teachers in Cosatu’s march?

Teachers are marching with Cosatu, but their pupils must be in class tomorrow. Except maybe in Cape Town, where children have been invited to join in.

Routing for the cause: Cosatu’s march mapped out

Protesters will be taking to the the streets of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban tomorrow. Here's where they'll be going.

Cosatu: Even labour brokers welcome to march

Despite calling labour brokers more evil than slavery, Cosatu says they are welcome to join the march if they oppose the toll roads.

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