Around 120 members of NUMSA employed by South African transporter PUTCO, who were suspended following an unprotected strike in 2022 over a wage dispute, have been subject to undignified conditions including a lack of access to decent toilets at the company’s depots.
The South African National Assembly voted to close down the Israeli embassy until a ceasefire is declared and Israel commits to binding UN-facilitated negotiations. Addressing the BRICS Summit on Tuesday, President Ramaphosa said Israel’s actions in Gaza were “tantamount to genocide”
South Africa held its first democratic elections post apartheid on April 27, 1994. While the day is observed as ‘Freedom Day’, movements including Abahlali baseMjondolo have used it to highlight the continued repression and inequality faced by poor communities in the country
On the anniversary of the assassination of Malibongwe Mdazo, South African trade union activist Vuyolwethu Toli writes on the importance of continuing his work
The South African Communist Party and the Communist Party of Swaziland along with several pro-democracy groups have vowed to continue the struggle for Swaziland’s liberation from the rule of King Mswati III, the last absolute monarch in Africa, for which Mbedzi paid the ultimate price
The South African activist and man of letters used language as a weapon to defend the marginalized and reflect upon the people, places and culture that defined him
On August 9, 1956, nearly 20,000 women marched in South Africa against apartheid-era Pass Laws. The struggles they waged and the demands they raised are especially relevant today
Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, a watershed moment in the anti-apartheid struggle and an event that drew much of the world’s attention to the atrocities committed by the apartheid regime in South Africa
The Educators Union of South Africa is seeking the resignation of education minister Angelina Motshekga following the spike in COVID-19 cases after schools reopened. The unions had warned against reopening schools
The recent “revelations” about the investigation into the assassination of Olof Palme have brought little closure to Swedes but offer a necessary reminder to revive his radical political legacy
With a robust healthcare system and one of the world’s highest ratios of the number of doctors in a country to its population, the communist state has already sent over 1,200 doctors to 22 countries.