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ANC members want us out - COSATU

COSATU believes some members of the ANC’s National Executive Committee are bitterly opposed to trade...

Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi

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The federation has admitted the alliance formed to oust former president Thabo Mbeki as ANC leader in Polokwane in December 2007 had no other unifying ideology.

COSATU’s General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said it was an organised faction within the upper echelons of the ANC.

“This is reinforced by this use of the concept of the left as some form of a swear word in the mainstream media, so everybody is chasing this left,” he explained.

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