Zwelinzima Vavi

Cosatu: We are partly to blame for the ANC’s poor election results

The trade union federation wants to convene with its partners to address the concerns raised by voters during campaigning.

Zizi Kodwa is not being truthful with South Africans – Vavi

Zizi Kodwa is diverting attention away from real issues at the SABC, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Vavi must account for his role in Cosatu’s demise

Ebrahim Harvey challenges the former leader of the labour federation to examine his role in its unravelling.

Get on board the new federation train, Harvey

Ebrahim Harvey didn’t check his facts, says Zwelinzima Vavi.

Cosatu ‘shop stewards for the Guptas’, says Numsa president

At a workers' summit held in Ekurhuleni on Saturday, at least 30 unions nationwide attended and discussed the need for a new trade union federation.

ANC, politicians react to ConCourt’s Nkandla ruling

The ANC, Public Protector and various political figures responded the Constitutional Court's judgment on Thursday.

Vavi-backed labour bid aims to win back people power

A new federation could introduce a host of problems or revitalise the unions, change many lives and benefit the economy.

Cosatu top brass clings to leadership

Despite resistance from Fawu, five out of six national leaders retained their positions uncontested – Zwelinzima Vavi the only exception.

New coalition plans march against corruption

Over 200 organisations have formed a coalition to campaign against state and private-sector looting, with Zwelinzima Vavi and union leaders on board.

Cosatu show of strength isolates Zwelinzima Vavi

Support for the trade union federation's ex-general secretary seems to be waning and his allies splintering.

Gone, not forgotten, Vavi still divides Cosatu

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has called on rebel unions aligned with Numsa and former general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to "free themselves".

Media removed from Cosatu special congress

Cosatu's special national congress began on Monday with the media being kicked out before the formal programme began.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders