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Zwelinzima Vavi

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


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The ANC’s top hundred

Unionists are being rewarded for their stance against the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and government critic Zwelinzima Vavi...


Which ANC will win?

Among the most vocal critics of the government's record on corruption is Zwelinzima Vavi, the suspended General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions...


Restrained budget could be Gordhan’s last

Mboweni has been saying all the right things to please Zuma, recently lambasting the suspended Confederation of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi...


Zuma fights for his job

The current civil war within the Congress of South African Trade Unions over efforts by Zuma’s loyalists to expel suspended Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi will further divide the movement and complicate relations with the governing party...


Self-inflicted wounds

The ANC cannot provide direction to organised labour while it is in dispute with Cosatu over the suspension of General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is being pushed aside over his opposition to President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 54 No 17, Sexual congress)...


Political mould starts to break

Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been suspended, nominally over a sex scandal but mainly because he was too critical of ANC corruption and of Zuma’s leadership (AC Vol 54 No 17, Sexual congress)...


Sexual congress

The suspension of Congress of South African Trade Unions Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi on 14 August, after he admitted to sexual misconduct with a Cosatu employee in his office, is a victory for President Jacob Zuma...


ANC wields the long knives

Many of Motlanthe’s supporters, including Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), had warned Zuma that Motlanthe should be allowed to stay on...


The left-right clash on economics

Cosatu’s General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who rejected an offer from Zuma to join the NEC, calls the NDP ‘self-contradictory’ and ‘lacking clarity’...


Ramaphosa’s price

Motlanthe’s supporters, including Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, warn of ‘dire consequences’ should this happen...


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