ANC is dragging Cosatu down with it - Justice Malala

Political analyst Justice Malala described what happened at the May Day rally on Monday in Bloemfontein as a bloody nose for Jacob Zuma and a moment of truth for Cosatu.

President Jacob Zuma was prevented from giving his speech at the rally as he was booed by workers. Organisers of the rally called it off as chaos erupted.

The ANC is dragging Cosatu down with it and Cosatu leaders need to be very aware that they will not end up with a united federation...

Justice Malala, Author and political commentator

Malala says as the December conference approaches, it is becoming clear that there is a rising tide against Jacob Zuma and his leadership of the ANC.

Malala was responding to the fact that Zuma was not the only one booed at the May Day rally, ANC's national chairperson Baleka Mbete and deputy-general secretary Jessie Duarte were also heckled.

Read: May Day rally cancellation is regrettable - Dr. Blade Nzimande

Those who support Jacob Zuma are going to have to think hard about what he brings to the table.

Justice Malala, Author and political commentator

To hear more of Justice Malala's analysis of the May Day rallies, listen below:

Read More
Affiliates disagree on whether Zuma should address members - Cosatu

Affiliates disagree on whether Zuma should address members - Cosatu

Cosatu says some affiliates would not have been happy if President Zuma had been banned from speaking at May Day rally.

Cosatu won't back Dlamini-Zuma as ANC President - analyst

Cosatu won't back Dlamini-Zuma as ANC President - analyst

Political analyst Karima Brown says the role of Cosatu members can't be written-off as they are active in ANC branches.

Cosatu has always been divided - Sdumo Dlamini

Cosatu has always been divided - Sdumo Dlamini

Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says Cosatu shouldn't be divided by issues that have nothing to do with workers.

Naledi Pandor first person booed at Cosatu's main Workers’ Day rally

Naledi Pandor first person booed at Cosatu's main Workers’ Day rally

Cosatu's May Day rally cancelled as organisers failed to calm the crowds.

May Day rally cancellation is regrettable - Dr. Blade Nzimande

May Day rally cancellation is regrettable - Dr. Blade Nzimande

Cosatu's main Workers’ Day rally in Bloemfontein was cancelled without any speeches.

Songs cheering and denouncing President Zuma sang at Cosatu May Day rally

Songs cheering and denouncing President Zuma sang at Cosatu May Day rally

President Jacob Zuma is due to deliver the keynote address at Cosatu's May Day rally in Bloemfontein.

Zuma expected to address workers despite objections by Cosatu affiliates

Zuma expected to address workers despite objections by Cosatu affiliates

Cosatu affiliates are not happy with Zuma addressing the workers on May 1 after they've taken a decision that he must step down.

Political cost for Zuma if he addresses Workers' Day rally - labour analyst

Political cost for Zuma if he addresses Workers' Day rally - labour analyst

Nehawu has asked that the President not address Cosatu's Workers' Day celebrations in Bloemfontein.

Cosatu unions give Zuma the brush off on Workers' Day

Cosatu unions give Zuma the brush off on Workers' Day

Karima Brown takes a look at unions refusing to have Zuma address rallies on Workers' Day and other developing political stories.

Popular articles
5 reasons why South Africa granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

5 reasons why South Africa granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

 Simon Allison, Africa Editor at the Mail & Guardian explains the political considerations behind Mugabe's diplomatic immunity.

"ANN7 and  New Age sale is effectively a transaction between  Manyi and Guptas"

"ANN7 and New Age sale is effectively a transaction between Manyi and Guptas"

Phillip de Wet, Associate Editor at Mail & Guardian breaks down the sale of Gupta owned ANN7 TV Station and The New Age paper.

This is incredibly embarrassing for both countries - SAIIA Head of Governance

This is incredibly embarrassing for both countries - SAIIA Head of Governance

On Saturday international relations minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane granted diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.

Read and weep: 10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa

Read and weep: 10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa

These super luxury houses with enormous price tags will induce some serious house envy.

44 drivers arrested for drunk driving in WC traffic blitz

44 drivers arrested for drunk driving in WC traffic blitz

Western Cape provincial traffic chief, Kenny Africa gives traffic updates of what he described as a very hectic weekend in the WC.

Grace Mugabe immunity: SA between ‘rock & hard place’

Grace Mugabe immunity: SA between ‘rock & hard place’

Professor Christopher Landsberg has praised the International Relations and Cooperation Minister for her 'honest approach'.

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

A caller wanted to know what the alleged victim had done in order for Grace Mugabe to assault her.

Meet Bonang Mohale, BLSA's outspoken (‘don’t blame colonialism’) Chairperson

Meet Bonang Mohale, BLSA's outspoken (‘don’t blame colonialism’) Chairperson

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Business Leadership South Africa’s Mohale for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.