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“South Africa’s ‘Just’ Transition climate deal with the west is a betrayal of the working class”

South Africa is set to implement an $8.5bn plan funded by western countries to transition from coal-based energy to renewables. The country’s biggest union NUMSA has warned this plan will only intensify privatization while burdening South Africans with debt and poverty.

South Africa’s escalating power crisis explained

Vashna Jagarnath of the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party talks about the escalating power crisis in South Africa and the impact it is having on the poor. She also analyzes the failure of the government to come up with solutions to the problem

The electricity crisis in South Africa continues to brew

South Africa will not move into the light until the social value of access to electricity is affirmed.

South Africa’s energy crisis escalates

Behind rolling power cuts in South Africa loom deep-seated socioeconomic issues worsened by the rich countries of the world

3,000 workers in South Africa’s mining and smelting sector may lose their jobs

Samancor Chrome Limited has cited operational reasons for preparing to retrench nearly 3,000 employees. Workers organized by the National Metalworkers Union of South Africa (NUMSA) are preparing to resist the retrenchments

The crisis of South Africa’s energy company and unions’ plan to save it

Union’s solution to the crisis in Eskom is a reversal of the government’s policy of decommissioning Eskom’s power production units and outsourcing the energy requirement to private companies