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Assembly of Unemployed: We Want Basic Income

The 2019 National Elections are going to be very interesting. The current political scene in South Africa has given rise to many...

Running South Africa like the AU might not be a good...

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma recently said that if she became president of South Africa, she could do for South Africa what she did...

Revive ANCYL: Old ANCYL Can’t Be Replaced By ANC Seniors

A group lobbying for disbandment of ANCYL says it will give the African National Congress the last chance to sort out their...

Rebels & Rage: How Adam Habib Saw #FeesMustFall

The Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests that seized South Africa from 2015-2016 were a right mess. On the one hand, students were protesting for...

The EFF Speaks To The Youth With Its #SizafundaNgenkani Campaign

The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) launched its #SizofundaNgekani Campaign at a press conference in Braamfontein on January 7. Timeously launched in the...

Obama: An Antithesis Of Mandela’s Values

As South Africans, we are ashamed that the war mongering human rights abuser, Barack Obama has been called upon to honour a man whose...

The Origins Of The South African Students Organisation

BOOK EXTRACT During 2015 and 2016 student protests swept across South Africa campuses. In her new book...

Johannesburg Teachers Tired Of “Cash For Post” Corruption

Teachers from a school in the far north of Johannesburg say they are tired of the corruption in the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE)....

A Response To Comrade Siya Nyulu’s On The EFF Student Command

COMMENT The proposal to dissolve the EFF student command is plausible and worth debating. In...

We don’t buy into the rainbowist fairytale of Cyril Ramaphosa

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was supposed to be Nelson Mandela's successor. Now finally at 65, 'Mandela's heir' is the new president of South...

Book Extract: How the police spied on Fees Must Fall

Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw’s new book, The President’s Keepers, contains many explosive revelations about President Jacob Zuma’s ties to underworld figures, his tax returns...

Remembering PAC anti-pass activist Philip Kgosana (1936-2017)

Former student leader and PAC activist Philip Kgosana has died. He was 81. Kgosana is best known for mobilising students in anti-pass protests in...

Politicians finally visit Indian professor on hunger strike

Friday marks assistant professor Joshil Abraham’s seventeenth day on hunger strike as way of protesting against the Delhi government. Abraham, a professor from GB...

What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

Mandela’s Pan-Africanism: In His Own Words

On 12 January 1962, seven months before his infamous life sentence that banished him to Robben Island, Nelson Mandela gave a speech at the...

South African politics needs better campaign ideas

There have been some ridiculous things that happen during South African political campaign seasons - who can forget that from awkward kiss between Helen...

“It’s Highly Unlikely That The ANC Will Deliver On Its Promises”

The African National Congress launched its elections manifesto, and a promise of 275,000 new jobs per year is a key pillar of it. While...

Sipho’s Political Newsletter 26012019: The Holes In The Law Meant To...

Subscribe to Sipho's Weekly Political Newsletter. This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the Political Party Funding Bill , which regulates how parties may...

Stung DA Right Wing Lashes Out At The People

Subscribe to Sipho’s Weekly Political Newsletter. The dust is settling on the 2019 national elections, and the recriminations amongst the...

Students at the University of Harare: “I don’t think Zimbabwe will...

Following the military coup in Zimbabwe last week, students at the University of Zimbabwe took part in demonstrations on Monday, saying that they would...
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