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
13 February 2018
Zuma has gone, but a new face at the top won’t deliver real change for the people, argues Charlie Kimber
26 January 2018
Rehad Desai looks at the life of the most influential artist of the anti-apartheid movement and argues that it can inspire people fighting for a better world
18 December 2017
Delegates at the African National Congress conference have elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the party’s new leader.
05 December 2017
The African National Congress is facing its biggest crisis since the end of apartheid
03 October 2017
The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George
20 September 2017
The Cosatu trade union federation in South Africa has called a general strike for next Wednesday, 27 September.
16 May 2017
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma was facing a vote of no confidence in parliament this week—just as protests surged in areas around the largest city Johannesburg.
04 April 2017
Protests in South Africa have rocked the state and could topple the president, writes Charlie Kimber
25 October 2016
The Royal African Society presents its sixth film festival showcasing its pick of the best new African film and filmmakers this month.
25 October 2016
South African authorities are trying to criminalise a wave of protests on campuses, writes Charlie Kimber