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Zwelinzima Vavi says the federation would be a new vehicle which would be used to advance the interests of workers.

New labour federation expected by year end

Monday 2 May 2016 10:27

Former Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says they hope to launch the new labour federation by the end of the year.

New labour federation expected by year end

Monday 2 May 2016 10:27

Former Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says they hope to launch the new labour federation by the end of the year.

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Eyeing an Indiana victory, Trump says, 'It's over'

Monday 2 May 2016 08:40

Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will have essentially sealed the Republican U.S. presidential nomination if he wins Tuesday's contest in Indiana.

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Political messages dominate Workers’ Day events

Monday 2 May 2016 07:30

Parties largely used Workers' Day, which was observed on Sunday, to convey political messages ahead of the August the third local government elections.

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IFP leader concerned about high levels of unemployment

Sunday 1 May 2016 21:25

In celebration of Workers Day on May 1, the President of the IFP, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, addressed a rally in KwaMachi in Harding on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Cosatu has stood the test of time: Dlamini

Sunday 1 May 2016 19:47

Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says Cosatu has stood the test of time and will still prevail despite the formation of break away unions.

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Mbete urges workers to circulate ANC’s election manifesto

Sunday 1 May 2016 17:55

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete, has called on members of the ANC alliance partners to circulate the party's local government election manifesto to communities.

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Blade urges working class to vote ANC

Sunday 1 May 2016 15:08

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has called on the working class to vote for the ANC on August 3, 2016.

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SA will be in big trouble if the ANC is not in power: Zuma

Sunday 1 May 2016 14:54

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa will be in big trouble if the ANC is not in power.

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The new struggle is the struggle for jobs, says Maimane

Sunday 1 May 2016 13:39

While the struggle pre-1994 was to secure workers’ rights, the struggle post-1994 is the struggle for jobs and employment, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Sunday.

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SACP vows to be Cosatu’s dependable ally

Sunday 1 May 2016 12:40

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has vowed to be Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) dependable ally.  

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