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southern africa / repression / prisoners Wednesday January 25, 2006 23:57 por Jonathan
A woman is dead as a result of the injuries incurred from her torture, by the Swazi police, for being married to a member of the Peoples’ United Democratic Movement

This appeal for international solidarity with Swaziland comes after 16 pro-democracy activists were arrested in December after a spate of firebomb attacks. There charges have now been upgraded to High Treason. They are awaiting their sentences of possible death or life imprisonment.

We radicals and revolutionaries in South Africa and worldwide must remember that the people of Swaziland aided South African freedom fighters during the anti-apartheid struggle and now it is time to repay the favor.

southern africa / repression / prisoners Thursday June 30, 2005 20:30 por Bukharin
Everyday the people of Zimbabwe pray that some miracle will save the country from degenerating into the curse of Malawi under Kamuzu Banda; Harsh brutal rule under a ruthless, insensitive, self-enriching dictator who lacked even the decency to die on time. Conversations are dominated by the talk of the Tsunami in reference of the devastation on ordinary peopleís lives caused by the government's so called "Operation Murambatsvina" [Sweep out the Trash] which is nothing but a senseless and callous attack on poor people of the townships.

The country is reeling under a massive economic crisis resulting from failed IMF/ World Bank neo-liberal economic policies that the government adopted under the Economic Structural Adjustment Program (ESAP) of 1990. Unemployment is widespread, now estimated at 80%. The formal sector continues to shrink with companies folding down everyday resulting in massive job loses.

southern africa / miscellaneous Wednesday May 18, 2005 20:12 por ZACF International Secretaries
Today the people of Swaziland are so completely downtrodden that the youth are starting to speak of going for guerrilla training and taking up the armed struggle. But that path is the road to disaster, as clearly shown by the ANC-lead state's military invasion of the constitutional monarchy of Lesotho in 1998 in order to crush a pro-democratic mutiny. The revolutionaries among SWAYOCO's youth must start building counter-power in Swaziland by forming horizontal links with like-minded groupings in the region, especially in South Africa, who have more members and resources to assist them. They must start building secret rank-and-file members' networks within SWAYOCO, PUDEMO, SFTU, SFL and the suspended unions, and within social groupings of the working class, peasantry and poor, whether of women, or high-school children.
southern africa / miscellaneous Thursday May 05, 2005 19:05 por Zababaza
South African anarchists analyse developments in Zimbabwe in the struggle for freedom. How did ZANU-PF defeat the popular mobilisations of the past decade. How did the MDC which was built by unions, students and township fighters, became a moderate party so that direct action - which had turned the tide against Mugabe - was now on the backburner and all efforts were to be concentrated on elections?
southern africa / anarchist movement Saturday April 09, 2005 20:36 por Unknown
The collectives we are members of are among the founding collectives of the ZACF. Some of them, like ZB, originated as underground collectives a decade ago in the twilight of apartheid.
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Bernard Sigamoney (1888-1963) imageBernard Sigamoney, Durban Indian revolutionary syndicalist Dec 12 15:38 by Lucien van der Walt 0 comments

fosatfoundingcongress.jpg imageOur History of Struggle: the 1980s “Workerist-Populist” Debate Revisited Dec 09 14:41 by Warren McGregor 0 comments

Hector Pieterson (1964 – June 16, 1976). Killed at age 12 when the police opened fire on protesting students. 16 June stands as a symbol of resistance to the brutality of the apartheid government. imageThe 1976 Struggle and the Emancipation of the Future Dec 06 22:58 by Bongani Maponyane 0 comments

graphicrama.jpg imageTraitor to the Working Class Majority: Cyril Ramaphosa Dec 03 14:03 by Siyabulela Hulu-Hulu 0 comments

web02westrandmunicipalworkers.jpg imageWest Rand Municipal Workers Fight Wage Cuts Dec 01 17:38 by Mzee 0 comments

web01bossneedsyou.gif imageWorking Class Livelihoods: Struggle against Each Other, or Revolt against the System? Nov 27 14:01 by Bongani Maponyane 0 comments

tokologo4cover.gif imageIssue #4 of the Newsletter of the Tokologo African Anarchist Collective Nov 19 23:44 by Tokologo African Anarchist Collective 0 comments

10170935_396142273860594_8013352971820945983_n.jpg imageCSAAWU South Africa: Plea for assistance Nov 19 03:03 by Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front 6 comments

tokologologo3_1.jpg imageTokologo supports the community march on the Merafong municipal offices Oct 30 18:25 by Tokologo African Anarchist Collective 0 comments

tokologologo3.jpg imageTokologo supports the Khutsong community march on the Teba offices, Carltonville Oct 30 18:20 by Tokologo African Anarchist Collective 0 comments

knowyourrightsprotectwhistleblowers.jpg imageWhat are your rights? Oct 13 14:37 by Nobuhle Dube 0 comments

cosatuusedtopumpmillionsofrandstosupporttheanc.jpg imageCosatu used to pump millions of Rands to support the ANC’s election campaigns Oct 13 14:33 by Mzee 0 comments

policekhutsongtragedy.png imageKhutsong: Pre-emptive “crime-stopping” leads to police brutality Sep 09 19:15 by Bongani Maponyane 0 comments

Photo: eNCA.com imageThe Khutsong Tragedy Sep 04 14:10 by Lucky Sumione 0 comments

erricomalatesta.jpg imageAnti-militarist United Fronts and Italy’s “Red week”, 1914 Sep 03 15:34 by Jonathan Payn 0 comments

NUMSA: The United Front is a weapon for uniting the working class. imageNUMSA and the ‘United Front Against Neoliberalism’ Sep 03 15:26 by Jonathan Payn 0 comments

orbituaryofousilawrencezitha.gif imageOrbituary of Ousi Lawrence Zitha Sep 01 15:03 by Nobyhle Dube 0 comments

tokologo3cover.gif imageIssue #3 of the Newsletter of the Tokologo African Anarchist Collective Sep 01 14:40 by Tokologo African Anarchist Collective 0 comments

305.gif imageLucien van der Walt: Speech to South African Movements on Politics at a Distance from the ... Aug 06 19:58 by Red and Black Action 0 comments

10436355_1463125620598802_5730913014986195359_n.jpg imageLesson of the 1976 Uprising for the African Working Class Jun 15 15:58 by Red and Black Action 0 comments

votecage.jpg imageTo vote or not to vote: Should it be a question? May 07 19:28 by Shawn Hattingh & Jonathan Payn 2 comments

images.jpg imageDon't Vote! Organise! May 05 19:36 by Warren McGregor 0 comments

saasha.png imageLaunch of the online Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive (SAASHA) May 01 03:07 by SAASHA 0 comments

rev_trade_unions.jpg imageRevolutionary Trade Unionism: The Road to Workers’ Freedom Mar 24 15:54 by Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front 0 comments

munic.jpg imageSpeech to Metalworkers: anarcho-syndicalism for South African unions? Mar 07 05:44 by Lucien van der Walt 0 comments

zacfront_symbol.jpg imageWhat does the ZACF stand for? Feb 17 13:37 by Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front 0 comments

khutsong.jpg imageSouth Africa: Activists Demand End to Misappropriation of Funds and Wasteful Expenditure Jan 09 14:56 by Mzee 0 comments

untitled1.jpg imageThe Struggle at Kwa-Masisa Hostel in Sebokeng Jan 04 19:50 by Siyabulela Hulu 0 comments

Nelson Mandela imageMandela, the ANC and the 1994 Breakthrough: Anarchist / syndicalist reflections Dec 15 23:39 by Shawn Hattingh and Lucien van der Walt 0 comments

Nelson Mandela's Spartan jail cell on Robben Island. Picture: Michael Schmidt imageNelson Mandela Dec 10 21:40 by Michael Schmidt 6 comments

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