Zwelinzima Vavi speech at BOPEU Congress

Zwelinzima Vavi
Zwelinzima Vavi

After years of paralysis as a result of internal battles, COSATU has now virtually imploded and now remains impotent; it has become little more than a labour desk for the ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC).

This has been a real tragedy for many of us, who spent years building the Federation.

The decision to derail the Federation, and turn it into a conveyor belt for Government, was not an accident, but a deliberate act, a conscious strategy to ensure that COSATU did not challenge Government’s slide into full-scale neo-liberalism.

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