Cosatu dismisses Zwelinzima Vavi

Cosatu’s Central Executive Committee has voted to dismiss Secretary General Zwelinzima Vavi.

Last year, he was suspended for eight months after admitting to having sex with a junior Cosatu employee in 2013, but was reinstated following a court ruling.

Nine affiliate unions, including Numsa, supported Vavi during his suspension.

Listen to the audio in which 702/CapeTalk’s Stephen Grootes provides more detail.

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