The Battle for Cosatu
Patrick Craven came to South Africa after having studied at the University of Sussex, where he was involved in the anti-apartheid movement. Craven was variously the Director of the Workers' Library and Museum in Johannesburg, the editor ofThe Shopstewardmagazine, and Cosatu's National Spokesperson from 2006 to 2015.
In the book, Craven recounts happenings of the last five tumultuous years of the biggest and most powerful labour federation, leading up to the expulsion of Numsa and Zwelinzima Vavi from the federation.
The Battle For Cosatuis an essential current affairs title that comes at a complex moment in South Africa's political, social and economic life.
Author: Patrick Craven