Numsa’s expulsion from Cosatu has shaken South African politics, leaving many to wonder its effect on the tripartite alliance (made up of the ANC, SACP and Cosatu) as well it’s impact. Numsa was the biggest union under Cosatu – SA’s biggest trade union federation – with more than 232 000 members. As the saga has unfolded, there has been a lot of finger-pointing, debate and backing-and-forthing between the leaders, but who are Zwelinzima Vavi, Irvin Jim, S’dumo Dlamini and Gwede Mantashe and why do their viewpoints and what they do all matter? We connect the dots for you with this info-graphic:
With a better understanding of the figures involved, how do you expect Numsa’s expulsion from COSATU to impact South African politics? Tell us. #LiveVIPZA
The #2014Elections has set an exciting and vibrant context for the future of South Africa politics to unfold upon. What happens now that you’ve voted? How do we gauge whether we’re “moving the country forward”, whether we’re “bringing change” or “economic freedom in our lifetime”? Stick with #LiveVIPZA and we’ll give you analysis, debates, comments, polls and all YOU need to understand, enjoy and interact with SA politics.
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