Yet another Cosatu union calls for Zuma to step down

Clyde Mervin, President of Communications Workers Union (CWU), says "in principle" the President should step aside because there's too many issues hanging over his head and he needs to clear his name.

He says the union is currently having discussions on who should be the next president of the ANC. They are also focusing on the current state of affairs within the party.

The current tensions within the ANC are affecting the working class, says Mervin.

As an individual I've raised that. As the president it is my view... obviously we will have a discussion around that with our members.

Clyde Mervin, President of Communications Workers Union

Already some of the members are of the view that he must step aside so that we can rebuild the strong ANC and Cosatu.

Clyde Mervin, President of Communications Workers Union

All unions in the country are having this conversation around the leadership and state of affairs within the alliance, says Mervin.

He says the CWU will abide by whatever the majority decides on after they've had respective executive meetings.

Listen to another Cosatu union call for Zuma to step down by CWU president:

Read More
Tshwane residents to ‘buy back’ electricity in solar programme

Tshwane residents to ‘buy back’ electricity in solar programme

Countries like Germany have been doing this for over a decade.

Taxi ranks a risk for female commuters - Sonke Gender Justice

Taxi ranks a risk for female commuters - Sonke Gender Justice

At least two women have spoken to EWN about being sexually attacked in a white and grey taxi.

Mystery man implicated in Chief Justice burglary 'well connected' - Times journo

Mystery man implicated in Chief Justice burglary 'well connected' - Times journo

Times journalist Stephan Hofstatter gives the lowdown on Nkosinathi Msimango, the man allegedly linked to the investigation.

Cosatu's 'unhappiness with ANC' statement due to grassroots pressure - anlayst

Cosatu's 'unhappiness with ANC' statement due to grassroots pressure - anlayst

Labour analyst, Gavin Brown says statement released by Cosatu on Thursday lets others in alliance know whose side they are on.

Zuma mustn't be forced out, he must go willingly - Nehawu

Zuma mustn't be forced out, he must go willingly - Nehawu

The union says Zuma's leadership has lost credibility and he is no longer able to instill trust and confidence in the citizenry.

Nehawu ready for ANCYL attacks after calling for Zuma to resign

Nehawu ready for ANCYL attacks after calling for Zuma to resign

Nehawu has called on President Jacob Zuma 'to do the honorable thing' and resign from the Presidency before 2019 elections.

Popular articles
Cape's blusterous winds too risky for the Mercedez Benz fashion week

Cape's blusterous winds too risky for the Mercedez Benz fashion week

Several shows of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 had to be postponed due to the gusting winds.

Fake numbers, addresses for Chief Justice break-in suspects exposed

Fake numbers, addresses for Chief Justice break-in suspects exposed

Fifteen computers were stolen containing info about the Chief Justice, Judges and courts.

Naked Scientist reveals the real cure for a hangover (and its not hot wings!)

Naked Scientist reveals the real cure for a hangover (and its not hot wings!)

Dr Chris Smith gives insights on what peaks your interest.

10-year-old girl provides shoes and socks for those who don't have any

10-year-old girl provides shoes and socks for those who don't have any

Rubi Nates wants to help the less fortunate with shoes and socks in her drive and is encouraging others to do the same.

The rand is on a rampage

The rand is on a rampage

The rand is going from strength to strength. The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Treasury One’s Andre Cilliers.

[CARTOON] Poephol With a Taste For Strife

[CARTOON] Poephol With a Taste For Strife

EWN's Dr Jack & Curtis take a look at the Spur confrontation that has taken the country by a storm.

Spur tightens its belt as 'two for the price of one' Monday burger special ends

Spur tightens its belt as 'two for the price of one' Monday burger special ends

The CEO of Spur says food inflation has played a big role in making this difficult decision.