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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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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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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On the 8th of March, International Women’s Day, Johannesburg residents were treated to a lecture hosted by the University of Johannesburg at SciBono Diversity Centre in Newtown. The audience was a diverse mix of students, high schoolers, workers…

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As this month’s edition of Karibu! prepared to go to print, the Constitutional Court ruled that CPS continue paying social grants for another year. This ruling comes as an anti-climax after the unfolding scandal around Minister of Social Development, Bathabile…

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As we embark in a new year of struggles, the first Karibu! edition of 2017 seeks to provide a view of the state of South African society in the current post-Marikana context, and link it with the rest of Africa…

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