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Cosatu to discuss SACP's decision to contest elections alone

Cosatu says only the federation's special congress next year can give the green light for it to support the SAPS.

FILE: Cosatu's top brass addresses the media at Cosatu House in Braamfontein. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says it will discuss the decision by the South African Communist Party (SACP) to contest elections alone for the first time when its central executive committee (CEC) meets next week.

When the communist party resolved at the end of its national congress in July to contest future elections, it made it clear it needs the backing of the federation's workers.

Cosatu’s Sizwe Pamla says while the CEC will debate the SACP’s decision, only the federation's special congress next year can give the green light for Cosatu to support the communist party.

“The CEC will have to reflect on it, we’ll also allow affiliates to be able to come in and express their own views and position.”

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