Leader in Khayelitsha Land Occupation Murdered

[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi ‘Ras’ Zuma, was shot dead in May.

[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi 'Ras' Zuma, was shot dead in May.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Victory for Workers Hired Via Labour Brokers

[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.

[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Immigrants Are Welcome Here

[Daily Maverick] I dare say, human dignity has no nationality. Our Bill of Rights enjoins us all to confirm that there shall be no moment where we deliberately attack human dignity or not protect it.

[Daily Maverick] I dare say, human dignity has no nationality. Our Bill of Rights enjoins us all to confirm that there shall be no moment where we deliberately attack human dignity or not protect it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Fight Against Trio Crimes Is Still Yielding Positive Results

[SAPS] The scourge of trio crimes taking place in a number of Clusters throughout the Province, are still being dealt by a dedicated joint intelligence-led operation composed of various Police Units, led by the Provincial Tracking Team. The operations,…

[SAPS] The scourge of trio crimes taking place in a number of Clusters throughout the Province, are still being dealt by a dedicated joint intelligence-led operation composed of various Police Units, led by the Provincial Tracking Team. The operations, which is focusing mainly at crime infested areas where incidents of business robberies, house robberies and hijackings are still showing an upward trend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ICC Not the Only Instrument for Balancing Justice and Reconciliation

[Daily Maverick] The court was in essence forcing South Africa to choose between carrying out its obligations in terms of the Rome Statute and arresting a sitting Head of State while he was attending a summit as a guest of the African Union: a decision…

[Daily Maverick] The court was in essence forcing South Africa to choose between carrying out its obligations in terms of the Rome Statute and arresting a sitting Head of State while he was attending a summit as a guest of the African Union: a decision with far-reaching and potentially disastrous foreign policy implications.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Meet Khayelitsha’s Guerilla Gardeners

[GroundUp] In April 2016, a group of about 12 people cleared a patch of public land previously used as an illegal dumping ground next to the Khayelitsha Football for Hope Centre. They are known as Ujamaa: a collective of guerrilla gardeners. They are e…

[GroundUp] In April 2016, a group of about 12 people cleared a patch of public land previously used as an illegal dumping ground next to the Khayelitsha Football for Hope Centre. They are known as Ujamaa: a collective of guerrilla gardeners. They are encouraging people from surrounding communities to be less dependent on supermarkets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Options for Healing and Growth in a Post-Zuma Era

[Daily Maverick] Let’s face it, matters will not simply return to normal when Jacob Zuma is out of power, for his tenure has enabled the development of a corrupt psyche that has taken root throughout all levels of government but tackling such challenge…

[Daily Maverick] Let's face it, matters will not simply return to normal when Jacob Zuma is out of power, for his tenure has enabled the development of a corrupt psyche that has taken root throughout all levels of government but tackling such challenges is not new to us. Many have spoken of the need to introduce an amnesty process as a potential mechanism to allow those caught up in the furore of plundering to come clean and help to repatriate their ill-gotten gains, or face the consequences - a Corruption Confessions and

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SA Inc – Gigaba Releases Grand Plan for SA Economy

[Daily Maverick] Amidst extreme levels of unemployment and the economy in a recession, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced a plan on Thursday to improve confidence in the economy and boost growth. While the intervention was welcomed, issues of political credibility and government’s implementation abilities could hold it back. By GREG NICOLSON & ORATENG LEPODISE.

[Daily Maverick] Amidst extreme levels of unemployment and the economy in a recession, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba announced a plan on Thursday to improve confidence in the economy and boost growth. While the intervention was welcomed, issues of political credibility and government's implementation abilities could hold it back. By GREG NICOLSON & ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Sends Condolences to Republic of India Following the Attack On Amarnath Pilgrims

[Govt of SA] South Africa was deeply concerned and saddened to learn about the cowardly attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims in India on 10 July 2017, that has left scores of people dead and others injured.

[Govt of SA] South Africa was deeply concerned and saddened to learn about the cowardly attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims in India on 10 July 2017, that has left scores of people dead and others injured.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jeremy Cronin’s Shallow and Decidedly Incorrect View Is Not a Surprise

[Daily Maverick] The so-called communists in the SACP, who were deployed in government, are nothing but careerist cowards and opportunists with no capacity to introduce anything leftward. Instead those like Jeremy Cronin and Secretary-General Blade Nzi…

[Daily Maverick] The so-called communists in the SACP, who were deployed in government, are nothing but careerist cowards and opportunists with no capacity to introduce anything leftward. Instead those like Jeremy Cronin and Secretary-General Blade Nzimande are stumbling blocks to progressive proposals in government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa