Download PDF Release date: 15 March 2024 For the almost 9 million adults who receive the SRD grant the promise by the President, in his State of the Nation Address (SONA), that the grant would be expanded, brought hope in their daily struggle to have enough food to eat. In his Budget Day speech, the …

“United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “deeply concerned” by the situation in Haiti, as a surge in gang violence has displaced tens of thousands of people and effectively paralysed the capital of Port-au-Prince. Guterres’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters on…”

“Fourteen countries on the 15-member council on Friday backed the resolution proposed by the United Kingdom, with only Russia abstaining from the vote.The resolution called on “all parties to the conflict to seek a sustainable resolution to the conflict through…”

“The feeding scheme for children, operating in extension 9, Orange Farm, was founded by Mr Ibrahim Rahaman. The 64-year-old man from Somalia aimed to help as many children as he could all around the township which is in the City…”

“On 23 February 2024, students from the University of the Witwatersrand went on strike after being unable to register to study this year. The strikes happened because the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) failed to pay for full tuition…”

“The working class does not need to know the food poverty line, the lower-bound poverty line, or the upper-bound poverty line to know that it is starving. The 1 March increase in the national minimum wage from R25.42 to…”

Download PDF Release date: 9 March 2024 On Wednesday 6 March, 60 villagers gathered in Sigidi to meet a representative of M Kona Engineers Consulting, a contractor employed by SANRAL to survey in the village for the proposed N2 Wild Coast Toll Road. The villagers want to move N2 from the coast to the inland …

“As the 2024 elections approach, politicians appear to think that it is okay to attack vulnerable minority groups to gain votes. This is like what the leader of the Patriotic Alliance, Gayton McKenzie, has been doing, spreading xenophobic hate speech…”

“Eddie accepted differences, worked on his craft, prepared for every seminar and never took his many years in the academy for granted. Together with Jacklyn Cock, Sakhela Buhlungu and Michael Burawoy, they were formidable mentors in research methodology, debates and…”

Download PDF Release date: 6 March 2024 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) mourns the passing of Professor Edward Webster. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family, his many students, and colleagues. We celebrate his life which has resourcefully contributed to the working-class struggle in many ways and left an indelible mark …

“Massive demonstrations were held over the weekend in cities across the world to protest against Israel’s threat to invade Rafah and to call for an immediate ceasefire. Over 100 protests took place on all continents as part of the “Hands…”

“On March 1, students gathered on the steps of Suzzallo Library to stand in solidarity with individuals impacted by the conflicts in Sudan and the Congo. The protest was hosted by UW’s Black Student Union (BSU), Black Student Journal, Somali…”

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