Socio-economic Issues

AYANDA KOTA DIAGNOSIS – FUNDRAISER

AYANDA KOTA DIAGNOSIS – FUNDRAISER

Last week, our dear friend and comrade Ayanda Kota was diagnosed very unexpectedly with cancer and SIADH (Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion). A private hospital made the diagnosis following a very frightening time for Ayanda and his family....

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THE NHI AND THE STRUGGLE FOR HEALTH

THE NHI AND THE STRUGGLE FOR HEALTH

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” - Martin Luther King SOUTH AFRICA SUFFERS FROM AN enormous burden of disease and ill health that affects all of us. It affects us as individuals. But it also affects us as a...

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Land Reform – A critique of Traditional Leadership

Land Reform – A critique of Traditional Leadership

Land Reform - A critique of Traditional Leadership by Lwazi Ncapayi and Solomzi Ntungwa | 14 July 2018 | Amandla! Magazine The South African constitution recognises customary law as a source of law, and may be used in courts of  Law as evidence, as per s211(3) which...

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Land reform requires change to property clause

Land reform requires change to property clause

Addressing the opening of the House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament in February, President Zuma spoke passionately about the land question in South Africa. He said that political parties representing mainly black people should never argue about the need for...

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Changing the law to take the land

Changing the law to take the land

By Local Amandla! Correspondent for Amandla! Magazine Issue 51 The protection of community land is threatened. Right now, there are proposals on three laws being debated. They concern the removal of all such protection. A significant proportion of land in South Africa...

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