COSATU congratulates Barack Obama
By Sasha Forbes
20 January 2009
As Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony draws closer, people and social movements around the world are coming together in order to celebrate this momentous occasion.
COSATU has issued a statement congratulating Barack Obama on his inauguration.
“Undoubtedly for an African-American to win to win such a crucially important election is a huge step forward for the America and we believe for the world.” said COSATU’s Patrick Craven
“We also hope that it will also bring a new fresher view on political views and that other issues are looked at.” said Craven