The mining-affected community of Bapong village blames mining companies for the environmental deterioration of the area.
The number of journalists killed in Palestine in the last three months is almost double the 63 killed over 20 years in the Vietnam War.
Protesters from across South African political divisions agree that a just and lasting peace in Palestine requires the end of Israeli occupation.
Demonstrations in solidarity with Palestine were held today, 11 October, in major cities in South Africa.
Unions and NGOs convened a meeting this Saturday to build a collective response to the housing crisis in inner city Johannesburg.
The Jagersfontein community say that they are worried about the snail pace to implement the recommendations of the report following the 2021 mine tailings dam collapse.
Four members of the Simunye Workers Forum and bystanders were shot on Saturday afternoon after a meeting with the owner of a bakery in Germiston, east of Johannesburg.
The good news that it is indeed a union able to represent workers came sooner than anticipated for Simunye Workers Forum.
The forum argues that it does not want to follow the traditional model of current union structures while the registrar insists that it must for it to be a registered union.
There was no looting or any of the public violence that occupied media attention in the build-up to the shutdown.