“Let’s put this behind us” – Vavi

By Madimetja Mashishi Cosatu general-secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, says he hopes that South Africans can put his alleged rape accusation behind them. He said this after the complainant who claimed Vavi had raped her in January withdrew her grievance during a Cosatu internal hearing today. The woman, a Cosatu staffer, claims that Vavi came into her … Continue reading ““Let’s put this behind us” – Vavi”

Vavi’s statement after rape grievance was withdrawn

Zwelinzima Vavi’s statement on the withdrawal of a grievance by the Cosatu staff member who accused him of raping her Today, I attended the COSATU grievance hearing chaired by an outside and independent person. After about two hours, the grievant withdrew the grievance. I am pleased that the grievance has been finalized. I hope that … Continue reading “Vavi’s statement after rape grievance was withdrawn”