Accountability

SADC EPA Implementation: Understanding the Role of Business and Civil Society

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was signed in June 2016 and has been provisionally implemented since October 2016. Various...

“The Workers Cup” Captures The Misery Behind The 2022 FIFA World...

Everyday millions of people migrate all around the world. They move within their countries, to neighbouring countries and over the seas. They could be...

#JoburgFire: NEHAWU Members Warned Officials 3 Years Ago Over Unsafe Building

Three firefighters lost their lives on Wednesday while battling a fire that broke out the Gauteng provincial human settlements and cooperative governance building. One...

‘Workers Cup’ Producer Ramzy Haddad On Prioritising Workers In Film

Migrant workers around the world work in very dangerous conditions and live in even worst conditions. The Workers Cup is a documentary by director...

SA Students: ‘Grant FMF Activists Blanket Amnesty’

It’s been almost a year since then-president Jacob Zuma announced free tertiary education, legitimising the call of South African students. However, a number of...

Anti-Choice Culture Is Allowed To Flourish At UCT. Why?

I am not one to write open letters, but I am enraged. I am very tired but unfortunately for “racist cishetero patriarchal Christian torture”...

NSFAS In Parliament: 5 Takeaways From The Hearings

Applications for the 2019 the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will open in early September. This was confirmed by the department of higher...
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No Record Of 30 Suicide Attempts At Rhodes, University Says

Rhodes University and its Student Representative Council (SRC) have refuted claims floating around on social media that 30 of its students have attempted suicide...

We All Have To Demand Justice For Marikana

“Marikana could happen again” was the powerful message that emerged from a film screening and panel discussion which took place at the Chalsty Centre....

Here’s What #TheTotalShutdown Movement Is Demanding

August 1 marked the day thousands of womxn and gender nonconforming people marched throughout South Africa and neighbouring countries. The march was an intersectional...

Case Against Total Shutdown GP Canned By Police Top Brass

UPDATE: In a media statement issued by the office of the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, on Monday afternoon, National Commissioner spokesperson...

UCT BAC Demands Thorough Investigation Into Prof Mayosi’s Death

On Friday, the University of Cape Town announced that they were in the process of an inquiry into the death of the dean of...

Celebrating Mam’ Albertina Sisulu In The Hundredth Year Of Her Birth

Chanting “Wathint` abafazi, Strijdom! Wathint` imbokodo uzo kufa!” outside the Union Buildings 62 years ago, it was Albertina Sisulu and other women anti-apartheid activists...

In Pictures: The #TotalShutdown March In Pretoria

Spirits were heightened as womxn* gathered at the old Putco depot in Pretoria on Wednesday before the Total Shutdown march began. We were singing...

#TotalShutDown in Durban: “I Am Here To Send A Strong Message”

On Wednesday scores of women and gender non-conforming people marched in the streets of Durban to the City Hall over violence against women and...

#TotalShutdown: “We Are Dying At The Hands Of Men, It Has...

In a sea of black and red, thousands of womxn* from all over Gauteng gathered in Pretoria on Wednesday morning to take a stand...

Professor Phakeng: “That day he was called a sellout. He just...

Following the death of University of Cape Town (UCT) health dean and world-class cardiology researcher, Professor Bongani Mayosi, allegations have emerged that the Fees...

As Zimbabwe Votes, Here’s What You Need To Know

July 30 marked the day that Zimbabweans head to the election polls to vote a president that will definitely not be former President Robert...

Activists Raise Their Voices Against BRICS

Amid the backdrop of the beginning of the 10th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit, activists and community organisations held a...

ESCR: SA Must Fulfil Its Human Rights Obligations For All South...

On Saturday the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) co-hosted a solidarity meeting with Abahlali baseMjondolo in partnership with Socio-Economic Rights...
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