A book fair for working people

The 10th Jozi Book Fair hosted atMary Fitzgerald Square from 31 August to 2 September brought together children,youth, authors, social justice activists, workers, publishers, artists and members of the public. The festival hosted 140 sessions over the 4 days, and included roundtables, seminars, workshops, film, jazz, street theatre and photo exhibitions. The theme of the…
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December 19, 2018 0

Khanya Finance Trains Activists

KhanyaCollege’s commitment to building social movements goes beyond politicaleducation, organizing and campaign support. An important part of thiscommitment is to build the capacity of social movements to run their ownorganisations and manage their own resources. On 6 November the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum Finance team met with the Khanya College Finance team at the…
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December 19, 2018 0

Karibu-Online is 1-year-old

After more than a decade as ananti-xenophobia newsletter, and then as a working class newspaper, Karibu wentonline towards the end of 2017. Karibu was launched in 2004 as ananti-xenophobia newsletter, thus its name Karibu, which means “Welcome” inkiSwahili. The newsletter became an important platform of struggle againstxenophobia in South Africa, and following the outbreak of…
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December 18, 2018 0

Forum Wins Permanent Status for CHWs in Gauteng

After a legal battle that lasted over 2years, Community Health Workers(CHWs), led by the Gauteng Community Health CareForum,  have finally been declared permanent workers of the GautengDepartment of Health. On the 27 September 2018, Advocate James Matshekga from the PublicHealth and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Council(PHSDSBC) handed down the judgementto declare CHWs as permanent workers…
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December 18, 2018 0