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Waive “no work no pay” principle, say striking UCT workers

The union members downed tools for a full day on Tuesday after negotiations with management failed


News | 13 February 2024

UCT strike begins – support staff demand 7.5% increase for 2024

They also want a unified bargaining forum


News | 8 February 2024

UCT Employees Union to go on strike on Thursday

The union said negotiations with university has failed


News | 7 February 2024

Fishing companies take Creecy to court over quotas

Fishing Rights Allocation Process was “rushed and haphazardly allocated” says lawyer for fishers


News | 5 February 2024

Nine years later, here is how Wolwerivier is doing

Residents of the City’s emergency housing development face unemployment, extreme heat, and overcrowding. But “we have achieved a lot” says a community member

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News | 1 February 2024

Cape fishers worried about declining fish populations

“The South African story has already been written in Namibia” where there was a three-year moratorium on sardine and anchovy catch because stocks were so low


News | 24 January 2024

Workers take newly merged Heineken-Distell to the CCMA

Unions say merger conditions set by Competition Tribunal have not been met


News | 19 January 2024

Deadline to open Stellenbosch rail link pushed out two months

Metrorail to run again at the end of February


Brief | 17 January 2024

Small farmer makes a comeback after devastating floods

Genadendal farmer Johannes Arendse sells his produce in Cape Town


News | 13 December 2023

Victory for union at chicken plant

Workers celebrate as Rainbow Chicken agrees to recognise union


Brief | 13 December 2023

Picket against fossil fuels at Muizenberg beach

Protests coincide with COP28 summit underway in Dubai


Brief | 11 December 2023

South Africa needs to spend an extra R535-billion a year to meet climate goals

Climate investments need to jump from R131-million a year, Presidential Climate Commission says


News | 6 December 2023

African dinosaurs and the sixth mass extinction

Palaeobiologist Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan speaks at GroundUp’s Science for the People seminar


Science | 4 December 2023

Small farmers celebrate victory outside Cape High Court

Housing Development Agency agrees to drop eviction proceedings


News | 21 November 2023

Khayelitsha residents document their daily struggle with toilets

Photographic exhibition shows access to sanitation from the perspective of people living in informal settlements


Brief | 20 November 2023

South African Jews call for ceasefire in Gaza

“We are a diverse group of South African Jews who are dismayed by the situation that is unfolding in Israel and Palestine”

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News | 15 November 2023