Zuma blocked from attending and addressing Cosatu meetings

President Jacob Zuma has been asked not to attend the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) central executive committee (CEC) meeting on Monday.

The President is not even invited, never mind being asked to address.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

Coastu announced that it decided Zuma will no longer address its central committee meetings and all other federation events.

Read: President Zuma barred from addressing Cosatu events

This comes after Zuma was booed and heckled during Cosatu's main May Day Rally in Bloemfontein earlier this month and prevented from addressing workers.

Also read: Cosatu deliberates on whether Zuma should ever speak at future events

EWN reporter Clement Manyathela explains that in addition to being barred from speaking, the labour federation may want Zuma to stay away from events all together.

The ANC will have to decide on which other leader to deploy to Cosatu speaking engagements.

Take a listen to the EWN update:


Read More
Zuma lashes out at 101 ANC stalwarts in policy conference opening salvo

Zuma lashes out at 101 ANC stalwarts in policy conference opening salvo

President Zuma went 'off script' on Friday when he castigated his detractors saying many denied being on the 101 stalwarts list.

"Whackhead" Simpson's song about Carl Niehaus was one of Redi's faves

"Whackhead" Simpson's song about Carl Niehaus was one of Redi's faves

In 2009 Carl Niehaus was forced to step down as ANC national spokesperson after fraud allegations surfaced.

"Our interpretation of sleeping around is sleeping around"

"Our interpretation of sleeping around is sleeping around"

A throwback to Floyd Shivambu talking about Helen Zille during his ANCYL days, interrogated by Redi Tlhabi in 2009. #FarewellRedi

Mr. Tlhabi bids Mrs Tlhabi farewell on her last radio show #FarewellRedi

Mr. Tlhabi bids Mrs Tlhabi farewell on her last radio show #FarewellRedi

Brian Tlhabi says his wife, Redi Tlhabi makes him super happy and continues to wish her the best with her future endeavours.

President Zuma barred from addressing Cosatu events

President Zuma barred from addressing Cosatu events

The ANC's alliance partner has justified the actions of workers who booed and heckled President Jacob Zuma at May Day rally.

Cosatu deliberates on whether Zuma should ever speak at future events

Cosatu deliberates on whether Zuma should ever speak at future events

Cosatu will determine if President Zuma can ever speak at another of its events, in light of booing and calls for him to resign.

Popular articles
Military coup feared after Zim army chief demands a stop to Mugabe regime purge

Military coup feared after Zim army chief demands a stop to Mugabe regime purge

Zimbabwe's army chief Constantino Chiwenga has demanded a "stop" to the purge in President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF.

WATCH: Innovative spray limits toilet flushes and saves water

WATCH: Innovative spray limits toilet flushes and saves water

Loo Me is a simple yet effective scented foam that takes the yuck out of "mellowing" toilets preventing multiple flushes.

Employers better think twice before booting out an older staffer

Employers better think twice before booting out an older staffer

Doris Viljoen says SA should regard older people as valuable contributors in the advancement of our economy.

Zuma denies state capture, describes it as a fake political tool

Zuma denies state capture, describes it as a fake political tool

On Monday night, President Zuma sat down for an hour long interview on ANN7.