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.
Today’s youth must stand up and form institutions that are unapologetic to the current situation in South Africa said Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh at his book launch, “Democracy and Delusion: 10 MYTHS of South African Politics” in Khayelithsa
Following a similar proceeding the previous day by the United Behind Movement led by Mcebisi Jonas, the former Deputy Finance Minister, the more than 10,000 marchers from the ACDP, Cope, DA, EFF, and UDM, trade unions and Save South Africa declared that they will continue to mobilise until they get rid of the head of state.
The student strike at Wits University gained momentum when the vice chancellor and his executive deadlocked in negotiations with maybe 2,000 students in the occupied Senate House (renamed Solomon Mahlangu House) over a fee hike of 10.5% for next year.