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21 November 2017
Zimbabwe's autocratic president Robert Mugabe has effectively been ousted through a 'soft' military coup
29 October 2015
On 24 October the homes of several members of Ršttvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI, Sweden) as well as a party office in Gothenburg were fire bombed
15 July 2015
In August 2012, 34 striking miners were shot dead by South African police. Not unexpectedly, the newly released report completely exonerates the government.
12 February 2014
South African president and ANC leader Jacob Zuma has announced the country's 2014 general elections will take place on 7 May
27 March 2013
On 21 March - coinciding with the 1960 Sharpeville massacre memorial day - over 500 Tshwane workers, mineworkers' delegates, trade union and community activists launched WASP
22 August 2012
Stop the exploitation of workers by ruthless multinational: Trade unionists in Britain have been stunned by the scenes of slaughter on TV from the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, writes Rob Williams.
1 September 2010
THE COSATU trade union federation in South Africa has warned the African National Congress (ANC) government to meet 1.3 million public sector workers' demands for an 8.6% pay increase and a housing allowance of R1,000 a month, writes Weizmann Hamilton of the Democratic Socialist Movement in South Africa.
9 June 2010
NOTHING SYMBOLISES more graphically the ugliness that forms the backdrop to the beautiful game than all the scandals, corruption and greed surrounding the 2010 World Cup, writes Sheri and Weizmann Hamilton, Democratic Socialist Movement, South Africa.
8 October 2008
THE RESIGNATION of South Africa's president Thabo Mbeki on 20 September after being 'recalled' by the executive committee of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) allied to Mbeki's rival - Jacob Zuma - has plunged the ANC into its most serious political crisis and a potential split. Weizmann Hamilton of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM, CWI in South Africa) explains the background and the likely consequences.
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