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.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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