Musawenkosi Cabe

Originally from Pietermaritzburg, Musawenkosi Cabe’s areas of interest include bottom-up social mobilisation, social movements and unions, as well as football, social justice, spatial justice and constitutionalism.

Corporate bullying in fight over Xolobeni mining

Activists argue that the Australian company suing them is using the courts to silence criticism and so abusing the legal system. The law should change to stop these types of suits

How South Africa’s minibus taxi industry exploits its drivers 

The drivers who are the bedrock of the public transport system are often paid less than the sectoral determination stipulates

CCMA conference highlights minimum wage struggles

Numerous applications for exemption are hampering the government’s efforts to reach its target of six million workers being paid the minimum wage

Banks bungle sale of houses

Banks aren’t following procedure in selling the primary dwellings of people whose properties are in foreclosure. But changes to the rules brings hope

Court judgment to restore farm dwellers’ dignity

A Pietermaritzburg high court ruling has found that municipalities were in breach of the Constitution in not providing farm occupiers with services

Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved

The SABC and MultiChoice finally reached an agreement, but the threat of future blackouts remains

Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport

Icasa heard some fiery submissions during the public hearing on its proposed sports broadcasting regulation amendments

Equality court sets new policing precedent

Court finds allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminated against black and poor people on the basis of race and poverty

Uber drivers lament ‘exploitative’ WesBank deal

A programme to help Uber drivers obtain vehicles has proven exorbitantly expensive — and drivers still won’t own their cars in the end

Hope for domestic workers

Proposed new legislation would make it possible for domestic workers to claim compensation for injury, illness or death on the job

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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