Truce agreed but where’s Vavi?

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iol news pic vavi cosatu return 1 INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS Reinstated general secretary of Cosatu, Zwelinzima Vavi, outside Cosatu House. Picture: Dumisani Dube

Johannesburg - Despite a truce and return to the fold, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has yet to appear on a public platform for Cosatu.

He has also not shared a platform with SA Communist Party boss Blade Nzimande and Cosatu president S'dumo Dlamini. They are his chief opponents in the tripartite alliance.

Cosatu and the SACP held a bilateral meeting this week.

Vavi did not attend a press conference on Wednesday, which was attended by both Nzimande and Dlamini.

Cosatu spokesman Patrick Craven said Vavi "is not feeling too well".

The meeting discussed a range of issues, including that workers vote for the ANC in the elections.

* Amy Musgrave is the Group Labour Editor for Independent Newspapers.

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