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Musawenkosi Cabe

Musawenkosi Cabe

Musawenkosi Cabe is from Pietermaritzburg. His areas of interest involve bottom-up social mobilization, social movements, and unions, football, social justice, spatial justice, and constitutionalism.
CCMA conference highlights minimum wage struggles
CCMA conference highlights minimum wage struggles
Numerous applications for exemption and institutional failure are hampering the government’s efforts to reach its target of six million...
Banks bungle sale of houses
Banks bungle sale of houses
“My father came home with a letter from the bank that he has finished paying his house,” recalls Ntombikayise Mthimkhulu*. “We were all...
Court judgment to restore farm dwellers’ dignity
Court judgment to restore farm dwellers’ dignity
The recent high court judgment declaring that three municipalities in Pietermaritzburg must provide water, sanitation and waste collection on farms...
Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved
Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved
The impasse between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and major satellite service MultiChoice with regards to the purchase of the...
Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport
Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport
An unlikely hero stood up for poor South Africans as the country’s sports federations, armed with some of the sharpest and most expensive legal...
Equality court sets new policing precedent
Equality court sets new policing precedent
In what has been hailed a “groundbreaking judgment”, the Western Cape equality court has ruled that poverty constitutes grounds for unfair...
Uber drivers lament 'exploitative' WesBank deal
Uber drivers lament 'exploitative' WesBank deal
A multimillion-rand programme designed to help Uber drivers buy their own cars has been deemed exploitative and disempowering.
Hope for domestic workers
Hope for domestic workers
Maria Mahlangu had been a domestic worker for two decades when she drowned in her employer’s pool. She was employed by the De Clercq family for...