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numBusiness Report writes that the divided National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has been weakened by leaders who are interested in forming part of the mooted new union federation.  

This is according to the union’s President, Piet Matosa, who in his opening address to the union’s central committee on Thursday urged NUM members to defend Cosatu against the yet to be launched federation.  A new union federation is being launched by, among others, former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi.  Matosa also described as “superficial” divisions within the union, saying these would be overcome by a strategic and united leadership.

  • Read this report by Heidi Giokos and Theto Mahlakoana in full at Business Report


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