Peace activist and country coordinator for World Beyond War, Terry Crawford- Browne, kept a diary of the inquiry into the explosion that happened in September 2018 at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition. These are his notes.
The explosion at the munitions plant in Macassar in the Western Cape took place in September 2018, taking the lives of eight workers and injuring one other.
The pandemic has targeted the vulnerable in society, and the economic fallout is hurting the ‘precariat’ the most.
The Public Service Commission announced that all civil servants will receive a top-up on their salaries but it does not match teachers’ salary demand.
Mining unions in Zimbabwe blame the employer and poor inspections by the mining ministry for the deaths last week of two miners.
For the second time under the covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, community care workers in Khayelitsha protested for better conditions of work.
There could be a showdown between the teachers’ unions and government when schools re-open in Zimbabwe next week.
During his visit to the Port Elizabeth area, Health Minister, Dr. Zweli Mkhize admitted that the health facilities in the Eastern Cape are in an appalling state.
Healthcare workers at Frere hospital in East London say that their working conditions have not changed since they last protested in June.
A joint inspection survey by trade unions and the government reveals that most food producers in Zimbabwe are complying with covid-19 regulations but testing remains a challenge.