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Elijah Barayi’s memory lives on

When Elijah Barayi was elected as Cosatu president at the federation’s launch in 1985, he brought with him years of struggle dating back to the 1950s. At the time he was 55 years old, the vice-president of Num and a personnel assistant at the Blyvooruitzicht mine. Born in 1930 in the Eastern Cape town of […]