In a statement on Thursday, South Africa’s the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) said any assistance Cyril Ramaphosa’s government gives to Zimbabwe must be conditional.
COSATU said any assistance South Africa offers must not be free of charge. Said COSATU:
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has noted the comments by the South African government on giving assistance to our neighbouring country Zimbabwe. The federation is not opposed to any attempts to help our neighbouring country and its citizens in their hour of need, but we demand that any assistance be conditional.South African … taxpayers and workers will not agree to any propping up of any dictatorship in Zimbabwe.