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Vavi went on to condemn the 77 year old nationalist's troubles as caused by 'near-dictatorial governance'.
Although the Democratic Party is the official opposition in parliament, most of the sparks fly between ANC MPs and Cosatu, whose boss Zwelinzima Vavi is regarded as leader of the unofficial opposition.
The fact that Godsell and Vavi shared an airplane at all is astonishing.
Naidoo believes NUMSA's "unprecedented" expulsion by "a few dozen people around the table", and the subsequent ejection of COSATU's general secretary Vavi shows the urgent need for new direction.
According to the publishers, Zwelinzima Vavi (COSATU General Secretary) was invited to debate these views as a member of a panel discussion held at last year's Cape Town Book Fair, but didn't respond.
Zwelinzima Vavi, general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, called Kunene's flaunting "spitting in the face of the poor and insulting their integrity.
In the cartoon, the president, who was acquitted of a rape charge in 2006, was shown loosening his trousers while ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe look on, saying, "Go for it, boss.
Event Two (Under 16) - Vavi Manichuk, Laura Grocock, Christopher Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence, Joe Holdsworth.
Zwelinzima Vavi, Cosatu's general secretary, said that the federation had not wanted a strike and had recommended civil servants accept the government's offer.
COSATU General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, stated that "we will not agree to de-unionise the military" and that they "would challenge this in court".
Zwelinzima Vavi, the general secretary of the ANC, who had been a major force behind Zuma's campaign to replace Mbeki at the organization's helm, has called the government's responsible and generally market-oriented course, which has served South Africa exceptionally well, "this flirtation with neo-liberal policies that have been absolutely disastrous for our development.
As COSATU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi (2005) noted, "we [have] won democratic space within which to operate, underpinned by a progressive Constitution.