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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.

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