SA’s labour federations, representing millions of workers and a crucial voting bloc for political parties, have called on the working class to vote for political parties advancing and safeguarding their interests and shy away from those espousing capitalism.

Zingiswa Losi, president of Cosatu, an alliance partner of the governing ANC, cautioned workers in Mbombela last week against “turning their back” on the ANC, saying socioeconomic gains the party has presided over would be reversed if it were voted out of power...

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