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10 February 2021
The Johnson government's much-trumpeted Covid vaccine roll-out programme has taken a knock.
21 October 2020
Hundreds of workers on the ANC government's 'slave-labour' Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) took part in a day of action in their struggle for permanent jobs and a living wage
30 September 2020
Marxist Workers Party and [email protected] members marched through eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga, South Africa, on 23 September calling for working-class unity to stop violence against women.
24 June 2020
On 17 June, hundreds of workers marched in Johannesburg, South Africa, demanding permanent jobs and a monthly living wage of R12,500 (£580).
18 March 2020
The beginnings of revolutionary working-class struggle against a brutal capitalist regime
4 December 2019
The outcome of the South African Airways (SAA) strike is a victory. The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) and the Cabin Crew Association of South Africa deserve the applause of all aviation workers, and the working class, as a whole.
18 September 2019
The rape and murder of a Cape Town student was the spark that lit a new wave of protests demanding an end to violence against women
11 September 2019
The Socialist Party of Nigeria condemns the raging xenophobic attacks in South Africa which have affected Nigerians alongside other African migrants in South Africa.
19 September 2018
Non-fiction - Striking Back: "This movement was not led by affluent men, well-educated lecturers or powerful politicians... instead it was led by us, a predominantly female group of working class citizens"
19 September 2018
Exclusive interviews with Workers and Socialist Party activists: What is the state of working class in South Africa?
29 August 2018
Each year, the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - the international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated - hosts a summer school bringing together its members based throughout Europe and the world. Here, we carry a report written by Kevin Parslow, outlining the opening discussion on the worldwide crisis of capitalism and the development of the workers' and socialist movement internationally
21 February 2018
ANC president Zuma ousted: Inside two months following his election as ANC leader at the party's December conference, Cyril Ramaphosa has realised his ambition to become the country's president
14 February 2018
No to profiteering from water crisis! Cape Town is facing its worst drought in almost 100 years
21 November 2017
Zimbabwe's autocratic president Robert Mugabe has effectively been ousted through a 'soft' military coup
31 May 2017
The constant smoke from wood fires, as township residents attempt to keep warm from the freezing winter nights in their flimsy tin shacks, is just one of the reasons for the night-time smog surrounding Johannesburg
29 March 2017
Over recent months a new wave of xenophobic violence has threatened to engulf South Africa.
9 November 2016
Two leading activists of the #OutsourcingMustFall movement, both members of the Workers and Socialist Party (WASP, CWI South Africa), are facing legal harassment for their role in supporting the struggle for free education.
26 October 2016
Non-fiction: Pitch Black: Raph Parkinson's letter in the Socialist issue 920 on racism in football highlights an issue which has sadly been long present in the game. A recent book by Emy Onuora - 'Pitch Black: the story of black British footballers' - looks at the history of racism in football, and the effect this has had on the footballers themselves.
12 October 2016
University students have resumed their battle from last year against tuition fees hikes and for free education. In doing so, they have taken on South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) political establishment. Workers and Socialist Party (Wasp, CWI South Africa) activists explain what's at stake.
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