Women protest Gender Summit

Women protest Gender Summit

Women protest Gender Summit

Women protest Gender Summit

Women protest Gender Summit

Women protest Gender Summit

On 15 May 2017 during lunchtime in the Johannesburg CBD, a picket took place that was aimed both as a build up to a rally scheduled for later that evening, and as a way to raise public awareness regarding 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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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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Wilson Jona and Kudakwashe Watura, are both Zimbabwean citizens who lost their jobs as labourers at a construction company in Paarl, Cape Town, after they had asked for their overtime money. “The guys had no permits so I sent them…

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An HIV-positive woman living in Cape Town claims that she was turned away at the hospital because she is a refugee. “I have no solution to the type of life I am leading. The bread winner in my family is…

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The South African Medical Association (SAMA) and public interest law firm SECTION27 are warning that the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) health system is in dire straits. On 5 May, over a thousand health workers marched in Durban to highlight the crisis. …

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“I called the 112 [emergency] number. I told them a guy got stabbed not far from my home. I gave them directions. The person I spoke to assured me that the ambulance was on its way,” Nandipha Sinaye. Sinaye lives…

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Families who are set to benefit from the Vulindlela Development Association (VDA) housing project in Pietermaritzburg have been waiting four years for their homes to be completed.The R2.1 billion housing…

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Marikana today is a land of rock dust and muddy water, where thousands of people live in informal settlements without access to electricity, adequate sanitation facilities or running water. They are desperate and angry; it is exactly as it was…

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A massive land occupation is underway in Town Two, Khayelitsha, near the Magistrates’ Court with hundreds of sites demarcated on the land. If the occupiers are successful, thousands of people will live on the privately owned land. The occupiers are…

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