The 54th ANC elective conference held on 16 to 20 December 2017 at Nasrec, Johannesburg, shocked many when it resolved to amend the constitution to enable the government to expropriate land without compensation. Supporters of the newly elected ANC President…

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Among the many controversial resolutions of the 54th National Conference of the African National Congress (ANC) held at the end of December 2017 was the decision to nationalise the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). The Reserve Bank is responsible for…

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On 16 May the Minister of State Security David  Mahlobo made claims that South Africa’s recent mobilisations against President Zuma is the result of a foreign plot for regime change. He accused unnamed civil society and community organisations,…

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Several organisations based in the Gauteng area met in Johannesburg a number of times over the last few weeks to reflect on the situation facing the country at the moment, and discussed the need for working class organisations and social…

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On the 7th of April 2017, tens of thousands of South Africans across the country gathered in different cities and townships in support of “Shut down SA” a national day of action planned for the following week. About 40 000…

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On Sunday, 18 March 2017, a woman traveling with her 10-year-old son in Soweto got into a Quantum minibus on Ontdekkers road, Johannesburg, thinking it was a taxi. When inside the taxi, three men held her and her son at…

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On 28 March 2017, African Diaspora Forum (ADF) organised and led a peaceful march from Pieter Roos Park to the Library Gardens in Johannesburg CBD. The march was held against the recent xenophobia attacks that have been happening in South Africa, and was attended by…

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Karibu! Journalists attended a training workshop on Reporting on Climate Change at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) on 7 March 2017 at their offices in Richmond, Johannesburg. The workshop was fasilitating by Mandi Smallhorne and Gus Silber…

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On 24 February 2017 an anti-immigrant march took place in Pretoria. The march was organised by Mamelodi Concerned Residents, with other Pretoria residents, who marched to Pretoria…

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More than 200 CHWs were present on the 2nd floor of the House of Movements in Johannesburg, for the arbitration proceeding that began on 7 February 2017, and which was set to continue until 9 February. The case against the…

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