Disgruntled "former members" of the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) on Monday disrupted a Cosatu central executive committee meeting in a bid to vent their frustration. Samwu spokesperson Papikie Mohale said members who disrupted the meeting were not Samwu members in good standing as they were expelled from the union in March 2016. Samwu has been rocked by upheaval, with whistle-blowers‚ Save Our Samwu (SOS)‚ alleging that the union’s financial reserves have been looted. In February 2016‚ about 87 Samwu officials and leaders across the country were either expelled or suspended after they allegedly questioned the missing millions from Samwu coffers. On Monday Mohale said: "There are no grievances that have been raised by Samwu members in Cosatu so I would assume that whoever is behind this would not be our members. "We are for a united Cosatu and we believe that Cosatu should proceed in doing its work. We are looking forward to the central committee and it would not be ...

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