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Zwelinzima Vavi

Date of Birth: 20/12/1962
Place of Birth: Hanover, Northern Cape

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The plots thicken

Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said: 'We are sending a warning that nobody should be tempted to settle a score of a purely political and democratic nature within the structures of the ANC and the Alliance by involving the might of the state' adding that the government's treatment of the allegations could turn South Africa into a 'banana republic' (for once potential investors may agree with him)...

Calling labour's bluff

Another SACP member Cosatu's usually hard-line General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi recently pledged his federation's constructive participation in the newly created Millennium Labour Council (MLC) which is meant to overcome blockages in negotiations between labour business and government...

Old unions, new ANC

Zwelinzima Vavi a militant who has been Cosatu's Acting General Secretary since Mbhazima Shilowa left for full-time ANC work and the premiership of Gauteng Province was unopposed as Shilowa's formal successor...

Gauteng for Mbeki

He may be replaced as Cosatu's General Secretary by Zwelinzima Vavi an anti-Mbeki member of the SACP Politbureau although moderates in Cosatu may put forward their own candidate...

Mbeki's money men

Key critics of Mbeki's strategy are Blade Nzimande an academic who recently defeated Mbeki loyalist Charles Nqakula in the contest for the general secretaryship of the SACP; Jeremy Cronin SACP Deputy General Secretary (a former political prisoner academic and poet) and Zwelinzima Vavi Deputy General Secretary of Cosatu...

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