Three feminists from different parts of the world and speaking on a panel hosted by the Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education, argued that strict laws are not a deterrent to gender-based violence and rape.
SADTU and SATAWU have vowed to make submissions against the essentialisation of education and public transport sector
The Western Cape COSATU Western Cape elective conference will be remembered for the farewell of Tony Ehrenreich. Malvern de Bruyn was elected as the new provincial secretary.
To mark World Refugee Day, foreign nationals marched to Parliament to call for for the re-opening of the Cape Town Refugee Reception Centre which has remained closed despite a court ruling that it must be reopened.
A protest march to Parliament has called for the immediate expulsion of the Israeli Ambassador from South Africa.
Trade unions in the bus industry are consulting with their members on a new wage offer from the employers.
The situation was calm at Siqalo informal settlement on Thursday morning following a protest for land, housing and provision of better services by the City of Cape Town. The protest, which saw the barricading of Jakes Gerwel Drive with burning tyres and communal waste containers, resulted in a counter-protest from residents of Colorado Park. The protest has been suspended following a meeting between community groups in Mitchell’s Plain.
In what was a show of force to the rival federation SAFTU and to opposition parties ahead of the 2019 general elections, COSATU and tripartite alliance leaders used the platform of Workers’ Day to defend the proposed labour law amendments and national minimum wage.
Community and EFF members threaten to shutdown Khayelitsha District Hospital if the service it provides does not improve.
The bus strike may continue into the long weekend. While a 9% salary increase has been agreed, other demands remain unresolved between unions representing bus drivers and employers.