In spite of the recent tension between the two, labour federation Cosatu has resolved to support the ANC during this year’s local government elections, a decision that could boost the former liberation movement’s political fortune at the polls.

Cosatu, which claims to have more than 1.8-million members, has been campaigning for the ANC during national elections since 1994, giving the ruling party access to its extensive grassroots structures and membership...

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