Did Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions Overthrow the Apartheid Regime in South Africa?

Many earnest people in the West look to the BDS campaign as a “practical” way to show solidarity with Palestine. Its activists often point to the example of the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

EFF’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations in South Africa: To Fight for Real Radical Change, Break with Capitalism!

On Saturday, July 29 the Economic Freedom Fighters celebrated their 10th anniversary with a mass rally of 100,000 supporters at Johannesburg’s FNB stadium.

Eskom Crisis: How South African Capitalists Plunged the Country into Darkness

South Africa is experiencing one of the worst energy crises in its history. Rolling blackouts have become part of daily life as Eskom, the country’s energy supplier, is battling to keep the lights on.

South Africa: Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala Scandal Plunges ANC Deeper into Crisis

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa is embroiled in a scandal involving the theft of huge sums of undisclosed foreign currency from his game farm in the Limpopo province.

South Africa: A Ticking Time Bomb

Thousands of workers took to the streets across South Africa to protest against the massive cost of living crisis, which has hit the working class and poor people especially hard.

Riots in South Africa: the Poor Lash Out

Widespread riots in South Africa have been fueled by anger, desperation and frustration over deepening poverty and the economic impact of COVID-19 restrictions.

Dockworkers in South Africa Protest Offloading of Israeli ship: “An Injury to One is the Concern of All”

Dockworkers in South Africa have refused to handle cargo from an Israeli ship, in protest against Israel’s bombardment of the besieged Gaza strip.

South Africa: the Coming Explosion

South African capitalism is in crisis and the ruling class is divided. With worsening conditions of life, sooner or later the working class will place renewed class struggle on the agenda.

South Africa: Rising Anger as Mass Student Protests Return

On Tuesday, September 20, mass student protests erupted across South Africa after Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande announced that universities can raise tuition fees by up to 8% next year.

South Africa: The Meaning of the #FeesMustFall Movement

On Friday, October 23, South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, announced that there will be no increases to student university fees for next year. This was a clear attempt by the government to contain a movement […]

South Africa: COSATU Right Wing Class Collaborators Expel NUMSA—Time to Fight Back!

In the early hours of Saturday morning, November 8, the Central Executive Committee of South Africa’s largest labor federation, COSATU, voted by a margin of 33 to 24 to expel its biggest affiliate, NUMSA, from […]