The ANC’s forked tongue over Glebelands

30th October 2017 Vanessa Burger 0

Political killings continue unabated in KZN and more especially in Glebelands Hostels in Umlazi. Vanessa Burger asks all the open questions about the violence, all evidence and circumstances of which point to a particularly toxic trajectory of the ANC.

Toilet cleaners work under poor working conditions

28th October 2017 Manqulo Nyakombi 1

Toilet cleaners in East London are complaining about bad working conditions. Working under the Expanded Public Works Programme, the cleaners, the majority of them women, say they do not get protective gear and sometimes have to buy cleaning materials themselves. Some work without an uniform.

57-year old Eastern Cape woman without an ID

25th October 2017 Manqulo Nyakombi 0

“This is very frustrating. I just thank God that I do not have children otherwise they were going to suffer just like me. I’m being treated as a stranger in my own country. I feel like I do not belong here because I do not have anything that identifies me as South African”

Growing support for dismissed Shoprite workers

20th October 2017 Mzi Velapi 0

The Shoprite workers dismissed from the Pelican Park Cente supermarket picketed outside the shopping centre in Cape Town on Friday. They have galvanized support from activists and community members, and have started a crowd funding initiative to sustain their struggle.