The Congress of South African Trade Unions, the country’s largest trade union federation, has been losing members.
The membership base of South Africa's trade union movement has undergone significant changes which begs the question: has it moved away from its working class roots to become a middle class movement.
Meshack Mavuso played the role of ‘The Man with the Green Blanket’ in ‘Marikana the Musical’
Two musicals set in working class mining communities -- one in the UK and the other in South Africa -- have diametrically opposed messages: one of hope; the other, despair.
The Economic Freedom Fighters’ entry into parliament is the most dramatic example of political realignment in South Africa.
The Marikana massacre of 2012 triggered strikes across South Africa and political realignment. But could this, and the formation of the United Front to rival the ANC, have long-term significance?
Supporters listening to Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, at Freedom Park in Marikana, South Africa.
The much-awaited report into the Marikana Massacre of 2012 is finally out. A new book tells how the miners' struggles went on to influence labour relations across industries in South Africa.