Articles for Ihsaan Haffejee

Joburg protesters demand library opens immediately

“There is no democracy without books” says Wits professor who joins calls for an end to the City library’s four-year closure


Brief | 20 May 2024

Wits students set up Palestinian solidarity encampment

University senate expected to meet this week


Brief | 14 May 2024

Workers march against looming retrenchments at Sibanye-Stillwater

Unions call for resignation of top management and the CEO Neal Froneman


News | 13 May 2024

Protesters demand Wits take public stand on Gaza

Calls for “academic boycott of apartheid Israel”


Brief | 8 May 2024

Marchers say Yes! and No! to new cannabis law

The Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill is awaiting the President’s signature to become law


Brief | 6 May 2024

Mineworkers disrupt COSATU May Day rally in Soweto

“What are we celebrating, when we are losing our jobs?”


News | 2 May 2024

Protesters accuse coal mining company of damaging their homes

Ogies and Phola coal mining communities also demand that Seriti publish a labour plan


Brief | 5 April 2024

Beating a thousand drums for Palestine

This year’s Constitution Hill Human Rights Festival focused on the war in Gaza


Brief | 25 March 2024

Protesters call on SAFA to red card Israel

Palestine Solidarity Alliance calls for expulsion of Israeli Football Association from FIFA


Brief | 18 March 2024

Shabbat against genocide held at Nelson Mandela Foundation

The evening was co-hosted with South African Jews for a Free Palestine


Brief | 19 February 2024

Lawyer receives hero’s welcome at OR Tambo Airport

“We wanted to show our gratitude to the entire team who represented South Africa and the Palestinian people with such grace and dignity,” says Umayya Theba


News | 15 January 2024

Thousands rally in support of Palestine at Zoo Lake

Health and humanitarian aid organisation workers voice outrage over bombing of Gaza


Photo Essay | 4 December 2023

Solidarity demonstrations with Palestinians held in Joburg and Cape Town

“We also faced a very oppressive apartheid regime” says protester

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Photo Essay | 29 November 2023

Carnival brings “joy and fun” to Orange Farm

The theme was Revival of Ubuntu


Photo Essay | 13 November 2023

In photos: Springboks arrive home

Thousands of fans gather at OR Tambo Airport to welcome back the Rugby World Cup champions


Photo Essay | 31 October 2023

Video: Meet the disabled South African dancer who wowed Britain’s Got Talent

“When people see you on stage it’s not like, ‘Aw that’s so cute!’ but they see the actual performance. And then [you] steal the show.”


Video | 11 October 2023