Ebola kills – Underdevelopment and poverty kill more

Sensational reporting on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading fear and stereotypes about the so-called “dark continent”. The disease has killed over 1,500 people in West Africa this year. With decent health care facilities, access to clean water...

20 years of democracy: not yet Uhuru

As we mark 20 years since the end of apartheid and the advent of democracy, there is a deep rupturing of the post-apartheid social consensus in the face of intensifying class struggle. The signals for its end are the Marikana massacre, the great mineworkers’...