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    PART TWO: Zero Interest in net-zero, Atlantis community members say

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    The construction of a solar plant in Atlantis is one of the City of Cape Town’s (COCT) many projects to depend less on our...

    Cosatu Marchers Call For Better Teaching Conditions

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    Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) members on strike have called on the president to address issues faced by the basic education sector,...

    DUT strike: the unions stand firm on the 10% wage increase...

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    The management of the Durban University of Technology (DUT) and the executive council has called on trade unions to meet and negotiate earnestly. This...

    Joburg’s New Gold: Women In The Inner-City

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    The discovery of gold in 1886 saw Johannesburg as a city laced with promise. While this precious resource has been mined away, the city...

    Xolobeni: Pro-Mining Youth Group Has Strong Ties To Mining Company

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    Fractures are emerging in the Xolobeni community of the Eastern Cape, as the fallout from a 2018 High Court ruling effectively barring an Australian...

    Racism, Exploitation Accusations Levelled At Durban Market Agents

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    Transgression, racism and exploitation are the given reasons for an uproar at the Durban Fresh Produce Market. Workers under Delta Market Agents embarked on...

    The Price of a Criminal Record

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    In a small conference room on the 11th floor at the Wits Journalism Department, Thuba Sithole is mentally re-visiting the days he spent in...

    South Point workers to strike until demands are met

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    Since September 1, South Point staff have been on strike. Workers are demanding that the student accommodation company meet their demands before they return...

    May Day, May Day! Save us from “economic freedom” – and...

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    Between recovery from the hangover of South Africa’s 21st birthday celebrations and Workers’ Day, political analyst EBRAHIM FAKIR considers whether “economic freedom” is appropriate in helping...

    Palestinian Solidarity Alliance: Plight of striking Clover workers and that of...

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    The campaign against MILCO/CBC, the Israeli consortium that owns Clover, has intensified in recent weeks. Workers have been on strike against the company since...

    UCT will not be shut down on Wednesday morning

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    Plans to shut down the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Wednesday have been delayed in order to comply with labour laws. The South...

    “A Stroke Changed My Life For The Worse”

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    Balungile Mkhize*, 34, of Mfume in the south of Durban suffered a major stroke some years back and because of the speech difficulties that...

    The Butchers Of Marikana Won

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    COMMENT What to make of the fact that the people who set the Marikana massacre in motion now sit in South Africa’s halls of power?...

    This Zim Immigrant Is Giving SA Youth Skills

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    After being attacked by unknown people for running community upliftment programmes, a forty-year-old Zimbabwean man, Paul Soti came to South Africa to seek asylum....

    Here’s why metered taxis are so pissed off with Uber in...

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    A driver has died, vehicles have been set aflame, and passengers are thinking twice before hailing a taxi - or at least an Uber....

    Domestic Workers Can Now Claim For Occupational Injuries

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    Maria Mahlangu had worked for the De Clerq family as a domestic worker for 22 years when she drowned in her employer’s pool. As...

    Who Is Really To Blame For SA’s Jobs Crisis?

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    Subscribe to our newsletter. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent admission that South Africa is facing punishing job losses is in direct contradiction with the promises he made...

    Now there’s a crowdfunder to help the Shoprite 8

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    A crowdfunding initiative has been started for the eight women who were fired by Shoprite, allegedly for accepting tips. The women, most of whom are...

    Reinforcing privilege – The tale of social capital

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    Graduation ceremonies are meant to mark the start of a new chapter where degrees equal opportunities. But entrenched structures of privilege mean that graduates...

    CCMA rules in favour of drivers in Uber case

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    The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) ruled last week that Uber drivers are employees of Uber SA in terms of the Labour...