To round off the year, here are just a few snippets of stories Elitsha overed this year.
The union called in thugs to assault members who had come to its offices to terminate their membership.
Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Cross-border migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the country face harassment and discrimination. Hundreds of incidents of anti-immigrant hate crime […]
School patrollers and covid-19 brigades say they have not been paid for the past three months.
The pandemic has targeted the vulnerable in society, and the economic fallout is hurting the ‘precariat’ the most.
On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
Affected by the pandemic and the lockdown, early childhood development centres around the country are calling for government support.
The City of Johannesburg is adamant that it will ensure that “anarchy” does not “prevail” as it continues to demolish houses despite the ongoing national state of disaster that prohibits evictions.
Civil society, community-based organisations, trade unions and activists protested in major cities and towns around the country to demand better living and working conditions.
Protests around the country to mark the start of a national campaign by different organisations to build and connect community struggles against covid-19 and government austerity took place on Saturday, 1 August.
Residents who have been without electricity for years marched to City Power demanding that they be connected to the grid.
Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown has affected communal food gardens that contribute to food security for the poor in Alexandra.