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ehrenreichDaily Voice reports that Cosatu in the Western Cape has slammed President Jacob Zuma for lack of leadership and has publicly endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa as the new ANC president.  

At the same, it said the Western Cape ruling party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has failed the people of the Cape Flats.  The trade union federation on Monday released its “report card” for the province, and said the DA had failed the final exams.  Cosatu provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich said Cosatu had done “a full evaluation” of the state of the Western Cape and found massive inequality along racial lines.  He noyed that while the “elitist white Capetonian lives in paradise with better services, provided by the DA, the Cape Flats is a horror story”.  Ehrenreich took a swipe at Zuma, saying:  “He must be held accountable and answer for his mistakes made.  The buck ultimately stops with him..."

  • Read this report in full at Daily Voice
  • Read too, Cosatu’s Ehrenreich accuses Zuma of ‘damaging’ ANC’s image, at The New Age

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