The bogus piety of St Ferial | by David Bullard

David Bullard on the curious case of the President’s honourable member Keen observers of bogus piety would have been enthralled last weekend as the South African Media Synchronised Hypocrisy team went into their final stages of training before this year’s...
Brothers in Arms – Q & A with James Ngculu

Brothers in Arms – Q & A with James Ngculu

James Ngculu joined Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) after the 1976 uprising of Soweto. He occupied a variety of posts within MK and spent most of his time abroad in exile, where he became one of Chris Hani’s closest companions. After 1994, he acted as the Provincial...

Letters – Working conditions on South African mines

Working conditions on South African mines Dear Amandla! There is an urgent need for intervention in the way in which mine workers continue to operate in South Africa, despite the presence of unions. The three existing unions seem to grapple with the nature of their...