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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.

Earth to Vavi: There are worse labour issues than Generations

Why is Zwelinzima Vavi spending his precious political capital on a boycott of Generations in support of highly-paid actors, asks Verashni Pillay.

Unity is the only way, says Vavi to Numsa

Following his reinstatement at Cosatu, the trade union federation's general secretary has responded to Numsa's call for him to "abandon Cosatu".

The people’s court rules for Vavi

Suspended Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi doesn't need a judgment to be vindicated, say backers.

Dlamini: Good job playing the victim, Vavi

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini says ousted general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi must address the auditor's findings against him.

‘Rebel’ unions rally behind Vavi

Threats of suspension or expulsion have failed to shake the nine Cosatu affiliates that want the union federation’s president Sdumo Dlamini removed.

Death of investigator delaying Vavi corruption report

The murder of a senior investigator at an auditing firm has delayed a report into allegations of corruption against Zwelinzima Vavi, says a report.

Vavi disciplinary? Cosatu won’t comment

Cosatu would not confirm reports on Sunday that its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi would face a disciplinary hearing.

Nzimande: SACP concerned about Cosatu

The SACP was calling for unity within the Congress of SA Trade Unions, general secretary Blade Nzimande told reporters in Johannesburg on Sunday.

M&G Hangout: Lonmin, Cosatu and more

Join the M&G's live video chat as Verashni Pillay puts your questions to Rapule Tabane about the Lonmin violence, Cosatu's internal crisis and more.

Is Vavi eyeing an ANC crown at Mangaung?

Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi is fast becoming a serious contender for a senior ANC leadership position in Mangaung.

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