A key demand of the workers has been a monthly hike of R1,000 for the lowest paid among them. However, the company is refusing to give a raise of more than R800
Following the assassination of Nokuthula Mabaso on May 5, leaders from across the world expressed solidarity with Abahlali baseMjondolo as it faces intensified state repression and violence
On May 5, Nokuthula Mabaso, a militant land rights activist of Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa was assassinated.
Nokuthula Mabaso – a 40 year old mother of four leading AbM’s eKhenana commune – was gunned down the evening before she was supposed to appear in court to oppose the bail of the local ANC chief’s son, who is accused of murdering another eKhenana leader in March
As political killings continue in the city, claiming the lives of activists exposing ANC rot and failures, serious questions need to be asked of our democratic commitments.
Workers in health institutions in several provinces of South Africa have organized protests and industrial action as they face threats of job loss and reorganization of services
In the wake of the assassination of two activists from Abahlali baseMjondolo, six members of the movement have been charged with murder
South Africa’s metalworkers union denounces the CEO’s cost-cutting measures for compromising with safety
The 29-year-old deputy chairperson of Abahlali baseMjondolo’s eKhenana occupation was killed in Durban by four gunmen, allegedly led by the son of the local chief of the ruling ANC, against whom a police case had already been filed for an earlier attack on Sunday.
The sale of the restructured South Africa Airways (SAA) to a private consortium at an undisclosed price may provoke further labor unrest. The workers are already angry at the impending dismissal of 225 more workers
Organizers of the annual International Public Arts Festival being held in South Africa have dropped Israeli sponsorship for the event following sustained pressure from the South African BDS chapter.