Browsing All posts tagged under »Vavi«

Party politics dominates Cosatu crisis

December 5, 2013


Fudging and delay. That was what emerged from yesterday’s eagerly awaited Cosatu press conference. As a result, the questions about the future of suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and the prospect of a Special National Congress (SNC) remained unanswered. And it soon became obvious, as the conference progressed, that the reason for the fudging and […]

The ANC-Alliance soap opera trundles on

May 30, 2013


“Confusion hath made his masterpiece.” That Shakespearian quote sums up the statements, comments, reports and machinations surrounding the latest episode of the ANC-Alliance soap opera.

Politics, ambition & bad journalism obscure vital issues

April 26, 2013


Politics and personal ambition compounded by some sloppy journalism have clouded and confused the issues surrounding the bitter internecine feud within Cosatu and the governing ANC-led alliance.