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ANC Women’s League comment on its male delegates ‘laughable’ – Cosatu

JOHANNESBURG, July 5 – The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) criticised the African National Congress’ Women’s League (ANCWL) for bringing six male delegates to the party policy conference, accusing the league of ”playing into the hands of patriarchy”. ”We find it laughable that the ANC Women’s League could not find even six women amongst […]

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Cosatu, Saftu welcome Public Protector’s Reserve Bank remedial action

JOHANNESBURG, June 20– Trade union federation Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) and its rival, the SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have welcomed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s directive that the Constitution be amended regarding the role of the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb), adding that nationalising the bank would assist in the emancipation of poor […]

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‘Allow us space to work please,’ Masina pleads with Guptas

JOHANNESBURG, June 9 – Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina appealed to the controversial Gupta family to allow the governing African National Congress (ANC) to do its work and refrain from interfering in the ANC-led government. Masina was addressing delegates at the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) fifth elective conference held in Boksburg. “Comrade President Jacob […]

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Zuma has failed, must go – NUM

PRETORIA, June 8– The African National Congress-aligned National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Thursday called on President Jacob Zuma to step down and to be replaced by his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa. In his opening remarks at the two-day NUM central executive committee meeting underway in Tshwane, union President Piet Matosa said South Africa needed “sober […]