Obituary – Comrade Seele Lebohang Patrick

He was the first born of three children of mme Masechaba Mohapi and was born on the 19/08/1991. He started school at Lerole Intermidiate school and moved on to Raohang and wrotes his matric at Reamohetse Articon School in Botshabelo doing arts subjects. He was born and bred in Botshabelo Section E in Mangaung Metro. … Read more

Struggle of Coffee Bay local communities

Members of the provincial executive of Coastal Links have undertaken a cultural and political exchange with the community of Coffee Bay with the aim of forging deeper links. The exchange allowed the Coastal Links comrades to observe conditions in the village as well gain greater insight into the local culture and heritage. At they same … Read more

Rural movements tackle water crisis

The TCOE has initiated a conversation among some rural movements in the Western Cape to address the water crisis in their local communities. At a meeting held in Stellenbosch in January, several organisations reported on how the water crisis was affecting them and specifically how poor communities were affected differently. The aim of the meeting … Read more

Inyanda confirms solidarity with small-scale fishers

Inyanda National Movement has confirmed it’s solidarity with small-scale fishers at the inaugural meeting of the Collective of South Africa, a new formation bringing together several fisher organisations and communities. At the meeting held on the West Coast last month, Denia Jansen from Inyanda confirmed the movement’s support for local fishers in their struggles, including … Read more

Children’s party reveals occupational hazards on farm

A charity Christmas party held at Leeuwenkuil farm in December revealed numerous occupational health violations on the farm. Close onto 200 farm dewellers, adults and children, attended the event hosted by the Claremont Main Road Mosque community and held in the barn at the farm. CSAAWU Western Cape Metro Organiser, Boitumelo Thumi Ramahlele, also attended … Read more

Give us a plan on land expropriation and redistribution

PRESS STATEMENT  20 February 2018 LAND EXPROPRIATION VS MASS COMMERCIAL FARMING The Inyanda Land Movement welcomes and applauds President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to follow through on the ANC National Conference resolution to pursue a policy of land expropriation without compensation. However, this bold step forward by our new President that gives hope to struggling landless … Read more

Vavi invigorates CSAAWU Congress in keynote address

By Robin Campbell The CSAAWU national congress occurred on the 24th and 25th November 2017. A major event as part of the congress was the key note address by Mr. Zwelinzima Vavi, the General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU). The address opened with an account of the Vavi’s childhood, growing … Read more