13 October 2020
Over three million workers in South Africa’s four largest trade union federations held a national strike on Wednesday of last week.
02 October 2020
The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain follows a veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle taking on corruption in the governing elite
23 June 2020
Coronavirus is set to reach a horrifying new milestone this week—10 million cases and a death toll of 500,000.
10 June 2020
Around 4,000 people gathered on Tuesday to call for the removal of the statue of the racist and imperialist Cecil Rhodes that fronts Oriel College in central Oxford.
01 May 2020
Moffie, a new film released to Curzon Home Cinema, is about two soldiers in apartheid South Africa struggling with their sexuality
21 April 2020
06 April 2020
Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces
02 April 2020
The effects will be even more harrowing if the virus spreads through the vast pools of extreme poverty in the Global South.
30 March 2020
Workers have suffered repression and evictions to try and stop the spread of the virus, but there has also been fightback in the form of strikes.
24 March 2020
If coronavirus rips through countries ravaged by imperialism, it would spell catastrophe for millions.
20 March 2020
Sixty years ago this week the small township of Sharpeville in South Africa hit the headlines around the world. In 1985 Socialist Worker’s Alan Gibson looked at what happened.
10 September 2019
Women say that the government does not keep them safe from rape and assault, and are demanding urgent action from the authorities
30 June 2019
On 19 June, 290 members of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa at Lanxess Chrome Mine commenced an underground sit-in strike. The strike was against sexual harassment and in solidarity with dismissed co-workers.
10 May 2019
The ruling ANC did badly in South Africa’s elections this week. Charlie Kimber says building up resistance is the way forward
07 April 2019
The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party has been formally launched in South Africa.
25 March 2019
Hundreds, and probably thousands, of people have died as a result of Cyclone Idai.
10 July 2018
Makhanya Siphamandla faces life imprisonment
04 April 2018
Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela represented some of the most courageous elements of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, but also its weaknesses.
26 February 2018
Plus, cuts to mental health services, South Africa after Zuma and more
20 February 2018
South African socialist and former African National Congress minister Ronnie Kasrils spoke to Charlie Kimber about the significance of president Jacob Zuma’s resignation