Zwelinzima Vavi

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Aug 26th, 2013
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Next year, at least 23-million eligible voters in South Africa will have the dilemma of deciding whom to entrust with their vote. It will not be an easy decision, given how public trust in political leaders and government has been eroded, particularly over the past decade. Agang leader Mamphela Ramph...
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Mar 20th, 2013
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After the rape of Anene Booysen and other acts of violence outraged many South Africans, some organisations have publicly demonstrated their view that enough is enough. GREG NICOLSON & SHASHA MODIKE look at a few groups who have expressed their outrage and want to do something about violence agai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 1st, 2012
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The NUM will use their Marikana Commission appearance to deny that their members committed the first murders. But the defence teams will try to pin the first deaths squarely on the shoulders of South Africa’s biggest union. Just who is responsible for the macabre climate that eventually led to the sh...
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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Pietermaritzburg – Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has demanded immediate answers on corruption allegations involving top ANC and government leaders. This includes a charge that Gugu Mtshali, partner of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, solicited bribes in exchange for facilitating a...
By benim
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Dec 14th, 2010
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Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma is suing Avusa Media for R5 million for Zapiro’s Lady Justice rape cartoon, The Times reported on Tuesday. Zuma started proceedings against Avusa, the cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro and former Sunday Times editor-in-chief Mondli Makhanya in a summons issue...
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Oct 31st, 2010
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ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has launched savage attacks on both Premier Helen Zille and Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi at two events in the Cape Winelands. At a rally in Stellenbosch yesterday Malema called Zille, the DA leader, “a cockroach” and a representative of the past and a...
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Oct 28th, 2010
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Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has railed against lavish parties such as the recent R700 000 bash held by business tycoon Kenny Kunene as examples of “corrupting morality” infecting political high-flyers and public servants who attended them. “It is this spitting in the face of the poor and...