ramaphosaeNCA reports that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to fill President Jacob Zuma’s shoes on Tuesday to address the Cosatu midterm review central committee conference in Irene, Gauteng.  

Traditionally the governing party sends its president to address this meeting, but the trade union federation has banned Zuma from speaking at its events.  Ramaphosa is the federation's preferred candidate for ANC president.  The four-day CC meeting got under way on Monday.

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