On 14 December 2017 the South African Federation of Trade Unions and #OutsourcingMustFall gathered at Beyers Naude Square in Johannesburg to march against the exploitation of workers through the outsourcing of work, retrenchment of employees, and the increased use of…

On 12 December 2017 more than 300 people marched with African Diaspora Forum (ADF) against slave trades and human trafficking in Libya. The mood of the marchers was emotional as others roped themselves with chains to express their feelings…

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On the 30 November to 01 December 2017 Oxfam South Africa hosted the Second People’s Economic Initiative at Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg. According to Oxfam SA a People’s Economy (PE) is an economy that moves away from individual profit…

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Tracy Ledger is a South African researcher in the field of economic development, with 25 years of research experience. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from the…

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On 15 May 2017, the Constitutional Court heard arguments for and against the motion of a secret ballot vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. The case was brought to the Constitutional Court by the United Democratic Movement (UDM),…

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Karabo Mokoena’s body was found burned beyond recognition in the veld in Johannesburg on the 19 May after Mokoena was reported missing by her family on 28 April. A few days later her boyfriend, Sandile Mantsoe was arrested and charged…

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On 21 May 2017 Soweto Women’s Forum (SWF) held a community mass meeting at Naledi Hall in Soweto, Johannesburg and more than 35 women attended. Some of the issues that were addressed included the recent cases of taxi rapes, and…

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More than 2000 comrades from different unions attended the first Congress launching the new trade union federation, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), held on 21-23 April 2017 at Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng. Speaking to Karibu!, Felecity…

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On 10 February 2017, the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) marched to ABSA Bank’s headquarters in Johannesburg to handover a memorandum to demand ABSA ‘pay back the…

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I am from a village that shares two borders with South Africa and Botswana. So it was easier for me to come to South Africa. Secondly the language that I speak is Ndebele so when I am in any province…

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