South Africa

South Africa: Anti-immigrant protests erupt in Pretoria

An anti-foreigner mob of about 1,000 people rampaged across South Africa’s capital city on Friday, assaulting and looting, in the latest dangerous escalation of tensions over immigration. The march nearly turned disastrous when the mob entered a Pretoria neighbourhood dominated by…

Little progress for South Africa’s miners

Four years ago today, the Marikana massacre shook South Africa. Police officers shot 34 workers dead and injured 78 others during a protest. DW asked governance expert Gareth Newham what has changed since then. DW: Why has so little changed…

South Africa: Rhodes must fall

PRESS RELEASE Rhodes Must Fall Colonialism Reparation supports the requests of the Rhodes Must Fall movement and invites all academic institutions to decolonize their past repairing the abuses committed. On April 9, 2015, after a month of protests of the…

South Africa’s foreign nationals displaced again

KwaZulu Natal- In South Africa’s a group of foreign nationals temporarily staying on Cato Ridge Farm known as ”Hope” in KwaZulu Natal province are in pain again. The agonies rose out the moment when fire broke out in their camps…

South Africa: who is putting public school teaching jobs up for sale?

Once again time there are rumours that suggest certain teachers belonging to a particular union are selling teaching posts in public schools. Earlier when such rumours were spread the South African Democratic Teachers Union was the first to deny the allegations, stating…

South Africa’s three (3) Finance Ministers in one week

It was a political drama in South Africa last week when President Jacob Zuma announced out of the blue that Mr. David Van Rooyen is the new Minister of Finance, taking over from Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Such an shock and untimely…

South Africa: minimum wage is needed

South Africa- The struggle for a minimum wage in South Africa is not a new thing, it has been going on for sometime and still it comes out now and then, where workers fight against slavery wages and want decent…

South Africa and Aids-HIV: public health sector rolling out free ARVS

South Africa- 1 December is World Aids day. As a result of such days emphasising the problem and the ensuing campaigns that are related to the issue South Africa has come a long way regarding this struggle and the fight against…

South Africa: 16 Days of Activism – NO to women or child abuse

  Pretoria- It is that time of the year again for 16 Days of Activism in South Africa, where Non Government Organisations (NGOs) are saying NO to women and child abuse for these 16 days from 25 November to 10…

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Johannesburg – The ‘business of God’ is not operating properly in South Africa these days, particularly on the side of the so called ”charismatic churches”, though the other religions are also on line for investigation by the Commission For Rights of…

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