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Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Provincial Secretary Gerald Twala addresses delegates at the beginning of the three-day provincial congress at Bolivia Lodge in Polokwane.

Cosatu Limpopo re-elects top two

The provincial office bearers of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) were elected unopposed during its fourth Provincial Congress at Bolivia Lodge in Polokwane last weekend.
Essop Mokgonyana was re-elected as Provincial Chairperson and so was Gerald Twala as Provincial Secretary. Calvin Chamano is the Deputy Provincial Chairperson and Phuti Mahlaba the Provincial Treasurer.
More than 750 delegates gathered under the theme “Sebatakgomoo! Defend unity of the workers and reposition Cosatu towards the radical transformation of society”. The delegates represented 14 affiliates in good standing and collectively an estimated 190 000 members across the province. It was also attended by international partners Zimbabwean Congress of Trade Unions.

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Cosatu Provincial Chairperson Essop Mokgonya.

Cosatu Provincial Chairperson Essop Mokgonya.

African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Secretary Nocks Seabi and his deputy, Makoma Makurupetje, in discussion prior to the start of the occasion.

African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Secretary Nocks Seabi and his deputy, Makoma Makurupetje, in discussion prior to the start of the occasion.

Song and dance characterised the run-up to the opening of the Cosatu provincial congress.

Song and dance characterised the run-up to the opening of the Cosatu provincial congress.