[The following letter was issued by the Global Women’s Strike, a network of women organisations and activists that campaign on the need to value women’s work in the home, and on women’s lives. The Global Women’s Strike is active in

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The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) views the appointment of Cyril Ramaphosa to the position of President of the Republic of South Africa, as a new era in the war against workers and the working class majority…

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Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete,Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise,Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Former President Thabo Mbeki, Former…

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The Right2Know Campaign is greatly dismayed by the Film and Publication Board’s act of homophobic censorship. The FPB appeal board recently reclassified award winning film Inxeba to X18 with the classifiable elements of Sex, Language, Nudity, Violence and Prejudice. …

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Award winning poet and Guest of the Jozi Book Fair 2017, held the audience in rapt attention on Saturday, 2 September when she performed some of her poems. Among other poems Patel performed ‘Shilling Love’, a poem that left those…

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On 1 March 2017, the Constitutional Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg heard an urgent application for leave to appeal against an order of the Supreme Court of Appeal. This application arose from an arrest related to the Fees Must Fall movement….

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The results of a study led by South African researcher Dr Francesca Conradie offers hope for patients with strains of tuberculosis (TB) that have been extremely difficult to treat. Conradie presented the findings of the NIX-TB trial in Seattle…

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Workers at Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) in Sipitang, Sabah (Malaysia) have been picketing for eight days now, demanding action on unpaid wages, health and safety and union recognition. They have not yet received their wages from last month and their…

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With many finding it increasingly difficult to survive in the current economic climate in the country, African nationals have become easy targets and South Africa has seen an increase in violent Xenophobic attacks…

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