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A new continental free trade agreement is here: But what about the regional economic communities?

The agreement could go beyond economics towards the political unification of Africa

ANC has a responsibility to build the unity of the alliance

Unity cannot and should not be equated to the absence of differences within the structures of the organisation

Give alliance partners teeth so the ANC can govern better

Clear policy, coupled with a push to identify high-impact projects, will accelerate change

Make joining Numsa’s new worker’s party your new year’s resolution – Jim

The Numsa general secretary called on those who "genuinely see themselves as communists" to swell into the ranks of the party.

Zuma: Conference must decide the tripartite alliance’s future

The ANC entered into an alliance with the SACP, Cosatu and Sanco in 1993, and has won elections with the three bodies campaigning for them since.

The SACP has the ANC over a barrel in Metsimaholo municipality

By taking on its alliance member, the SACP is ‘making history’ in the small Free State district

Axing Blade ‘could be fatal for comatose alliance’

'Whether comrade Blade is removed or not is not important. How we will act will be determined by the reasons given for the reshuffle,' says the SACP

Why the SACP needs to cut the ANC umbilical cord. Or perish

After tiptoeing around contesting power the SACP is looking to strengthen its position now that the ANC is no longer the dominant force it used to be.

Remembering Chris Hani: Lessons for today

The name of SACP struggle hero Chris Hani, who was assassinated in 1993, is regularly invoked to win political arguments in South Africa.

Blade Nzimande blasts ANC’s ‘parasitic bourgeoisie’

Addressing the Cosatu national congress, Nzimande launched a veiled attack against factions he believes are trying to derail the tripartite alliance.

Alliance to tackle internal divisions head-on

The tripartite alliance says it wants to address all "irritations" that are causing internal divisions at their five day summit.

Vavi calls on union leaders to ‘wake up’

Zwelinzima Vavi says union leaders must stop acting like bosses who can make decisions without touching base with their union members.

Editorial: A marriage of inconvenience

If the tripartite parties' interests have diverged, then the parties should diverge. Rather give the voters a democratic contestation of issues.

Vavi expresses discontent with Numsa’s expulsion

Three and a half days after a vote to expel Numsa from Cosatu, a formal letter it received was not signed by Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Unions threaten mass action to force Cosatu’s hand over Numsa

The unions will consult members before participating in any Cosatu meetings, and talks of forming an alternate federation have not been ruled out.

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