For many living in South Africa, 2017 has been a constant battle to survive the ‘dry season’. This dry season has been constituted by the onslaught of rising food and transport prices, lack of adequate service delivery, worsening working…

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Though not the end of this struggle, a victory was won at Arbitration hearings that took place on 18 and 19 September 2017 at the House of Movements, Johannesburg. According to the press statement issued by Gauteng Community Health Care…

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South Africa has been gripped in recent weeks by countless accounts of gender based violence against women and children at the hands of men they have often known, and in some cases been intimate with. The trending #MenAreTrash hashtag expressed…

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Although South Africa is known as the world capital of protest, in recent weeks protests in the townships of southern Johannesburg suggest that ordinary people have had enough of unfulfilled promises by 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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As Freedom Day and May Day/ Workers Day approach, recent events provide us with a chance to reflect on the promises made to the majority Black working class of South Africa by the elected representatives during the period of transition,…

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“Plans together for after work today. Today today today. Take destiny in our? False hopes. Today. Plans to attend. Plans to attend to. Plans assembling in her mind on her mop. They’ve had enough of it…”Getting Rid Of It was…

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