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#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...

Shooting At TUT: “We Went Back to 1976”

UPDATE** The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two police officers in connection with the death of Katlego Monareng, the slain Tshwane University...

FMF Activist Calls For Fees Must Fall TRC, All Protest-Related Charges...

During the 2015 and 2016 Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests, many student activists were charged with public violence and destruction of property....

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...

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...

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...

Zimbabwean Civil Society Remain Cautious Over Upcoming Elections

On June 28, the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition held a press briefing at Cosatu House in Johannesburg. The briefing was on the upcoming Zimbabwean...

National Shutdown Planned Against Gender-Based Violence

An organisation of feminist and gender activists is calling for a Total Shutdown and Intersectional Women's March Against Gender-based Violence on August 1. It...

Cato Manor Community Protests As Red Ants Destroy Shacks

The never ending battle between the eThekwini Municipality and shack dwellers in various informal settlements continues. The latest one comes after the Anti-Land Invasion...

Johannesburg South Residents Embark On Roll-On Community Action

Residents of areas in the south of Johannesburg including Eldorado Park, Freedom Park, Slovo Park, Lehae, and Soweto have embarked on a wide-scale service...

From Andries Zwane to Andries Tatane – Repression, Austerity, and A...

Amidst the last few months of turbulent parliamentary politics and fierce leadership battles within the ruling ANC, bitter struggles on the forgotten streets, classrooms...

Gupta Raid: The Saxonwold Shebeen Is Being Closed Down

Happy Valentines Day South Africa! South Africans woke up to news on Wednesday that the Hawks had raided the Gupta compound which houses infamous...

Durban cop sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for killing a protester

A Durban police officer was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on Monday, for the murder of a young woman who was shot during a...

Danger from above: rocks thrown off bridges is an increasing robbery...

Drivers in northern KwaZulu-Natal are familiar with the trend of rocks thrown at cars from bridges. This is a robbery tactic that has been...

Safety concerns mount as thousands flock to Durban beaches

Thousands of people have descended on the city of Durban for the festive season, with many people taking advantage of the sunny weather to...

Ukuthwala: the sex trafficking scandal devastating rural South Africa

“Back home in the Eastern Cape, ukuthwala is normal and has always been, so long as one has the means to pay lobola and...

Nuclear, security, fees and the ties that bind

In 2017 South Africa has faced rising electricity costs, near drought conditions in the Western Cape, a corruption crisis with the state social grant...

Legal toolkit for student protesters in South Africa

On Tuesday the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (Seri) released a legal and practical guide to student protests. It is a user-friendly guide...

#FeesMustFall: Wits failed to provide healthcare and police targeted first responders

New report echoes the warnings of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry and says police and schools must plan for protests.

Don’t be intimidated; security guards don’t have any special policing rights

Security guards in South Africa are known for abusing their power but what a few people know is that security do not hold any...
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