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Mabuyane elected Eastern Cape ANC chairman at troubled conference

 EAST LONDON, October 1 – Outgoing African National Congress Eastern Cape secretary Oscar Mabuyane has been elected provincial chairman at the ANC’s strife torn conference in East London this weekend. Following the voting at the conference held at the East London International Convention Centre, Mabuyane swept in with 931 votes against outgoing chairman Phumulo Masualle’s […]

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We are not interfering, says Cosatu president on national shutdown

DURBAN, September – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) was not interfering in the work of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) by taking to the streets to protest state capture, according to Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Speaking at Durban City Hall on Wednesday during the trade union federation’s national shutdown, Dlamini told well over […]

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SA’s Chamber of Mines support trade union’s nationwide march against corruption

JOHANNESBURG, September 27 – The Chamber of Mines of South Africa said on Wednesday that it would join Business Unity South Africa and Business Leadership South Africa in support of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) stance against state capture and corruption. Thousands of workers and civil society organisations were expected to take […]

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Cosatu-led national strike underway

Sello Theletsane Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led national strike supported by the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng and the South African Communist Party (SACP) is reportedly underway and said to focus at expedite the process of setting up an inquiry into state capture. The Cosatu-led strike is expected to take place in each of the country’s nine provinces, with the biggest […]

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Nationwide strike to ‘defeat the elite’, says SA Communist Party

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – The nationwide strike by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) against corruption and state capture is a rolling action to defeat the corrupt elite and save the African National Congress-led movement, SA Communist Party (SACP) deputy secretary Solly Mapaila said on Tuesday. He said President Jacob Zuma was the ”elite predator” […]

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SACP condemns detoriorating Metrorail service in the WCape

CAPE TOWN, August 24 – The South African Communist Party in the Western Cape has lashed out at the deteriorating state of Metrorail trains operating in Cape Town, threatening possible mass action as a result. In a statement, SACP provincial secretary, Benson Ngqentsu, said the party “condemns in the strongest terms possible the deteriorating state of Metrorail trains operating […]