Sidumo Dlamini

Judgment expected on Vavi suspension challenge

Judgment on the bid by Cosatu's Vavi to have his suspension set aside is expected to be delivered by the high court in Johannesburg on Friday.

Vavi is still our comrade, says Cosatu

Cosatu has not written off suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, says the trade union federation, despite handing him a charge sheet.

Dlamini supporters strike blow to Vavi’s reinstatement hopes

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini's supporters won almost all the debates at its central executive committee meeting - another blow for Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu’s Dlamini denies bowing to pressure

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini has denied bowing to pressure from union affiliates to hold a special congress.

Cosatu’s Dlamini bows to calls for special congress

After nine out of 19 Cosatu affiliates have pushed for a special national congress, president Sidumo Dlamini has agreed to call one soon.

Dlamini: The midwife accused of delivering factionalism

Cosatu's president has been thrust into the spotlight since Zwelinzima Vavi's much publicised struggle at the federation. So who is Sdumo Dlamini?

Fawu wants Cosatu’s Dlamini to pack his bags

The Food and Allied Workers' Union has called for an urgent Cosatu special congress to fast-track the removal of its president, Sidumo Dlamini.

Vavi faces more hearings, possible sanctions

Zwelinzima Vavi has been released from all his official duties as general secretary of Cosatu pending an investigation.

Cosatu: Vavi is here to stay

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will continue to serve in his position, says the trade union.

Zuma ally elected unopposed in ‘corrupt’ ANC election

Mpumalanga ANC chair David Mabuza has been re-elected unopposed amid alliance partner claims that his pro-Zuma camp "corrupted the conference".

The next 25 years

The challenges facing Cosatu in the coming years amongst others is to build economy and alleviate the unemployment crisis and distribution of wealth.

Remembering Cosatu’s past

Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini reflects on the past 25 years in his address at the anniversary celebrations.


‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences