Politics of South Africa

ANC, SACP and Cosatu: Some overdue stock-taking in the alliance

Leaders of the ANC and its alliance partners, the SACP and Cosatu, are holding a week-long meeting at a time of grave difficulties afflicting the alliance

Cosatu affiliates will fight for Numsa

Cosatu affiliates vowed to take the fight for Numsa’s reinstatement to the trade union federation’s national congress.

Alliance Summit - Nkandla and E-Tolls Spoil the Bonding Party

[Daily Maverick] The alliance summit called by President Jacob Zuma ends on Wednesday after a marathon meeting. Zuma called the summit to ensure a better working relationship between the ANC, the SACP and Cosatu, and help resolve the conflict in the trade union federation. There appears to have been a lot of hot air and political posturing but also a few surprises.

ANC Western Cape must be 'better prepared' financially

New Western Cape treasurer Maurencia Gillion plans to win back the trust of funders and stabilise the ruling party's finances in the province.

Cosatu faction to attend special national congress

The group of rebel Cosatu unions will attend the upcoming special national congress to voice discontent with the federation’s handling of a number of issues.

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