A massive body of protesting student at the Union Buildings, Pretoria

Protesting Students Watch on as fire burns

Students and workers at a joint meeting

Same Struggle, different generation

Tertiary students from Johannesburg march to Luthuli House

16 june commemoration

16 JUNE COMMEMORATION

16 JUNE COMMEMORATION

16 JUNE COMMEMORATION

16 june commemoration

16 june commemoration

As a nationwide trucker strike enters its fifth day in Brazil, impacting several industries across the country, president Michel Temer announced today (25) on live television that he will use the Army, the Air Forces, the Navy, and the Federal Highway Police…

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South Africa

“The most historic and progressive changes to South Africa’s labour legislation were adopted overwhelmingly by the National Assembly on Tuesday [29 May 2018]. They were the most significant and progressive amendments to our labour laws…

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In November 2017 the Department of Labour published the National Minimum Wage Bill (NMW) which proposes that the lowest wage should be R20 each hour for general labourers; R18 for farmworkers and all working in the Forestry sector; R15…

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With claims that the South African Federation of Trade Unions(SAFTU) is planning to embark on a 3 day strike to intensify the struggle against the recent…

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In Southern Africa “the land question” looms large. After decades, even centuries, of being suppressed, the land question again and again rises right back up to the top of the agenda. In Zimbabwe…

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At the Freedom Day Rally (27 April 2018) in Bloemfontein, President Ramaphosa stated that the national minimum wage of R20 per hour is not a…

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On the 25th of April Johannesburg residents awoke to an emptier than usual CBD. It was not too long before the city became red with the colour of tee-shirts worn by a sea of protesting workers. Workers under…

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On 25 April 2018 (Wednesday) workers around the country will strike to defend their rights. The proposed labour laws will take away the workers right to strike and enforce a slave wage of R3200….

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President Cyril Ramaphosa hopes to raise over a trillion rand new in investment over the next five years to boost the economy. The ambitious…

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Immediately following the “children’s revolt” in Soweto in June 1976 and the massacre and repression with which the apartheid regime countered it, Mrs…

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