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Zwelinzima Vavi tweeted on Saturday that he has an important announcement at a news conference.

Vavi mum on his 'big announcement'

Saturday 28 March 2015 20:14

Embattled Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is keeping mum on what he says is an important announcement due on Sunday.

Vavi mum on his 'big announcement'

Saturday 28 March 2015 20:14

Embattled Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is keeping mum on what he says is an important announcement due on Sunday.

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Lawyers at EFF meeting want to form new association

Saturday 28 March 2015 20:05

The Economic Freedom Fighters has roped in a small army of lawyers to assist the party with what it calls the legal struggle for economic freedom.

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IFP gears up for 2016 LGE

Saturday 28 March 2015 19:30

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi says his party is prioritising rebuilding branches in preparation for the 2016 Local Government Elections.

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Zuma urges party leagues to revive themselves

Saturday 28 March 2015 15:24

President Jacob Zuma has called on the ruling party’s different leagues to use its national conferences this year as opportunities of rebirth and renewal.

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Vavi is deepening divisions within Cosatu: NUM

Saturday 28 March 2015 10:53

NUM has accused Cosatu General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi of deepening the divisions within the trade union federation.

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ANC blames energy crisis on growing population

Saturday 28 March 2015 06:40

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has blamed the energy crisis on more people getting access to electricity.

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Thumb print to prevent high level of MP absenteeism

Friday 27 March 2015 20:18

Parliament will start holding members to account for their attendance by simply using a thumb print.

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Great anticipation ahead Marikana commission findings release

Friday 27 March 2015 17:24

The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) says it is hopeful that the recommendations of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry will be implemented fully.

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Andile Lili still fears for his life

Friday 27 March 2015 07:55

Cape Town based Ses'khona Movement leader, Andile Lili, says he fears for his life following a shooting incident outside his home in Makhaza on the Cape Flats in November 2014.

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Wits honours Rivonia trial lawyer Bram Fischer

Thursday 26 March 2015 20:27

The late Bram Fischer, credited with saving Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu from death sentences during the Rivonia trial, was honoured posthumously at University of the Witwatersrand.

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