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Nzimande makes unity a priority

<b>Rapule Tabane</b> spoke to Blade Nzimande about his continued support for President Zuma, his fight with Cosatu and views on nationalisation.

Jimmying up the battle for succession

Numsa boss Irvin Jim, who is leading the national metal and engineering workers' union wage strike, has been touted as a possible successor to Vavi.

Malema does not speak for poor youths

The ANC Youth League is opportunistic in trying to privatise unemployed young people's struggle, writes <strong>Ayanda Kota</strong>.

Numsa throws down the steel gauntlet

The nationwide strike by 170 000 members of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA is expected to bring the steel industry to a standstill.

Vavi’s delicate dance with the ANCYL

The relationship between Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and the ANC Youth League may play a crucial role in Vavi's political career.

The battle for Cosatu

The battle for Cosatu is on a knife edge. This week its central committee postponed debates as lobby groups pulled it in different directions.

Claim no easy victories

Zwelinzima Vavi is right: Cosatu's increasingly vocal opposition to the Protection of Information Bill was enormously important.

Union grows through white-collar members

Cosatu's membership has grown 3.8%, but its secretariat report shows this is due to an increase in the membership of its public-service unions.

Cosatu sashays around elephants in the room

Cosatu has ended its central committee meeting without resolving its stance on key issues such as nationalisation, land reform or the ANC succession.

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