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SAFTU boss Zwelinzima Vavi tests positive for COVID-19

2 April 2020, 2:30 PM

The General Secretary of trade union federation, SAFTU, Zwelinzima Vavi has tested positive for coronavirus. He is one of at least six prominent South Africans who have contracted the virus.

Vavi speaks out on stigma surrounding COVID-19 victims

27 April 2020, 11:06 AM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions’ General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, has called on people to refrain from creating a stigma against those diagnosed with the coronavirus – saying the country needs to observe Freedom Day by uniting in the fight against the virus

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Vavi discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

8 April 2020, 7:24 AM

SAFTU General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will test for coronavirus on Monday again after being treated for the virus and discharged from hospital.

Vavi applauds Ramaphosa’s leadership in tackling coronavirus

16 March 2020, 4:00 AM

South African Federation of Trade Unions’ General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says President Cyril Ramaphosa displayed leadership when he was delivering his nation address on coronavirus. He says President Ramaphosa’s intervention was critical to South African citizens. However Vavi says the measures that the President took could have been much better if they were introduced in […]


Unions should work together to fight battles in memory of Marikana victims: Vavi

16 August 2019, 1:10 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has expressed disappointment at unions not being further united in their fight for workers’ rights – post the Marikana tragedy.

SA has been led by people with no backbone: Vavi

15 May 2019, 9:57 AM

The General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), Zwelinzima Vavi, says the South Africa has had a lacking, spineless leadership in the last 25 years.

SAFTU does not support SRWP: Vavi

2 May 2019, 8:20 AM

SAFTU general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says the trade union federation does not support the Socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Party(SRWP) because the federation has not had a chance to discuss the issue yet.

Vavi preaches unity among workers to build solidarity

1 May 2019, 8:49 PM

South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) Secretary-General Zwelinzima Vavi says the issues underlying a SAMWU strike that caused major disruption in the Durban area, can be found all over South Africa.

Venezuelan citizens have a right to choose their own leader: Vavi

1 May 2019, 1:10 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has weighed in on the political and economic crisis in Venezuela saying the citizens need to make a decisive choice on who should lead them.

SA govt continues to present budget which only serves rich: Vavi

20 February 2019, 2:14 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Union (Saftu) and its affiliated partner unions have accused the government of presenting a Budget Speech which only serves rich.



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