Ntshalintshali: Cosatu to finalise strike bid against state capture

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says it is finalising plans to launch and secure a section 77 strike notice against the socio-economic effects of state capture.

Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says the trade union federation is in the process of concluding the technicalities and terms of the strike.

We are finalising it by this week.. In the next two weeks we will be submitting section 77 [against] state capture.

Bheki Ntshalintshali, Cosatu general secretary

Ntshalintshali says Cosatu's lawyers are working to apply for a section 77 protest notice which will be approved under the terms of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac).

Last week, Cosatu and Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) met to discuss collaborative ways to tackle state capture.

Take a listen to


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Ntshalintshali: Cosatu to finalise strike bid against state capture


702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
ANC diagnostic report lacks accountability - analysts

ANC diagnostic report lacks accountability - analysts

Political analysts Ebrahim Fakir and Sthembile Mbete explore the policy conference and diagnostics report on the state of the ANC.

Zuma using his platform in divisive, un-ANC way, says stalwart Cheryl Carolus

Zuma using his platform in divisive, un-ANC way, says stalwart Cheryl Carolus

Cheryl Carolus has called President Jacob Zuma out for being dishonest about the concerns of veterans at the policy conference.

Jessie Duarte: The new SACP speaks to the media first then speaks to the ANC

Jessie Duarte: The new SACP speaks to the media first then speaks to the ANC

Jessie Duarte weighs in on the SACP, the national policy conference, state capture and more during her interview with 702.

"Parliament is full of old people with old ideas"

"Parliament is full of old people with old ideas"

Sikhulekile ‘Khule’ Duma is a 22-year old researcher involved in writing the Betrayal of the Promise report into state capture.

Cosatu scraps bilateral meeting with ANC to explain call for Zuma to step down

Cosatu scraps bilateral meeting with ANC to explain call for Zuma to step down

EWN's Clement Manyathela reports that Cosatu wants to meet the ANC in an alliance political council, not a bilateral meeting.

Sdumo Dlamini told to shape up or ship out at Cosatu central committee meeting

Sdumo Dlamini told to shape up or ship out at Cosatu central committee meeting

The Cosatu president has been warned to be compliant with the federation's decisions calling for President Zuma to step down.

Popular articles
Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi opens up about his thesis

Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi opens up about his thesis

Ndlozi explains the significance of the the first chapter of his thesis: 'Trauma in the archives'.

German prosecutors probing Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste (for accounting fraud)

German prosecutors probing Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste (for accounting fraud)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Steinhoff International Chairperson Christo Wiese.

Is it normal to have a curved penis? Dr Shingai explains

Is it normal to have a curved penis? Dr Shingai explains

Urologist Dr Shingai Mutambirwa says penile curvature is only a concern if it impedes a man's ability to have penetrative sex.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's simply did not do her job as  AU chair - analyst

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's simply did not do her job as AU chair - analyst

Analysts weigh-in with very different views on Dlamini Zuma's failures and achievements as chairperson of the African Union.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

Meet Shoprite’s Christo Wiese, ruler of retail (and 3rd richest African)

Meet Shoprite’s Christo Wiese, ruler of retail (and 3rd richest African)

Bruce Whitfield interviews the remarkable Wiese (net worth R100 billion!) about how it all began and where it’s going.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?