Advocate Ayanda Gladile was described as someone who had dedicated his life to the struggle. A R100,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest of his killer/s.
There was no looting or any of the public violence that occupied media attention in the build-up to the shutdown.
Saftu’s support for an action led by the EFF threatens to sow division within the federation say critics.
Saftu says the EFF has agreed on the mobilisation of the broadest possible front of working class formations for an effective National Shutdown.
The illusion of South Africa’s rainbow nation has become even more unreal at many ex-model C schools.
The striking by MyCiti project workers have been on strike for two weeks and there has been no negotiation with the outsourced companies or the City of Cape Town yet.
The City of Cape Town says it will seek a court interdict against the “violent, EFF-led” striking workers.
The wildcat strike by workers under the MyCiti project in Cape Town is not resolved and will continue into a third day.
Four accused of destroying shack belonging to a community leader of the Siyahlala land occupation in Khayelitsha appear in court,
Community and EFF members threaten to shutdown Khayelitsha District Hospital if the service it provides does not improve.
Speaking at a public seminar organised by PLAAS, Professor Ruth Hall from the University of the Western Cape argued that there is no need to change the Constitution to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.