I am from a village that shares two borders with South Africa and Botswana. So it was easier for me to come to South Africa. Secondly the language that I speak is Ndebele so when I am in any province…

The Housing Assembly (HA) was founded following a series of activist workshops facilitated by ILRIG. It is currently operating in the Western Cape, in communities like Tafelsig, Gugulethu and Blikkiesdorp. With many of the activists…

On [9 March], a number of people (members of the community say more than 20 families) were evicted by City of Cape Town law enforcement officers from houses in Wolwerivier, the City’s housing project about 30km from the Cape Town…

More than 200 CHWs were present on the 2nd floor of the House of Movements in Johannesburg, for the arbitration proceeding that began on 7 February 2017, and which was set to continue until 9 February. The case against the…

There has been a long and intensified mass struggle to force the Department of Health and Smartpurse to take the CHWs struggle seriously. On 8 November 2016, the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) decided to take the struggle…

The results of a study led by South African researcher Dr Francesca Conradie offers hope for patients with strains of tuberculosis (TB) that have been extremely difficult to treat. Conradie presented the findings of the NIX-TB trial in Seattle…

“The ANC committed a crime when they introduced outsourcing and labour brokers”. These are the words of John Appolis from GIWUSA on 18 February 2017, when Outsourcing Must Fall (OMF) activists held a rally at the Mary Fiztgerald Square in…

Workers at Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) in Sipitang, Sabah (Malaysia) have been picketing for eight days now, demanding action on unpaid wages, health and safety and union recognition. They have not yet received their wages from last month and their…

On 25 March 2017, Community Healthcare Workers from various Clinics, including Dark City Clinic, Westonaria Central Clinic, Ekangala Clinic and Mogale City Clinic, participated in a workshop on sexual harassment, and particularly sexual harassment…

According to Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA), inflation on the PACSA Food Basket has decreased in February 2017. But it is too soon to tell whether this drop signals the start of a general downward trend in food…

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