Cosatu came out guns blazing at the national executive committee (NEC) lekgotla of its key ally, the ANC, at the weekend, saying the party is in a mess, dying and faces the real prospect of losing power in the 2024 election.

In her speech during the lekgotla on Saturday, Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi said the party’s performance during the municipal elections was not a surprise. “It was expected, given an unemployment rate of 44%, rampant corruption and deteriorating public services...

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