Freedom Charter

 
ANC’s past policies worth revisiting
ANC’s past policies worth revisiting
In an article titled Move over, here comes Tito in...
Public interest law and the struggle for social justice
Public interest law and the struggle for social justice
‘The people shall govern!” declares the first clause of the Freedom Charter, adopted on June 25 and 26 1955 by the Congress of the People in...
Liberation’s forgotten foot soldiers
Liberation’s forgotten foot soldiers
The Women’s March of 1956 is often framed as a singular moment of women’s resistance and participation in the politics of apartheid South...
The essential key to SA’s liberation
The essential key to SA’s liberation
As South Africa and the world commemorate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Nelson Mandela University launched its year-long centenary...
National Assembly's approval of Minimum Wage Bill a milestone — Oliphant
National Assembly's approval of Minimum Wage Bill a milestone — Oliphant
The National Minimum Wage Bill submitted before the National Assembly on Tuesday is a historic achievement — a direct response to the call...
SA’s transition, interrupted
SA’s transition, interrupted
South Africa has come a long way since the advent of democracy but its transition remains incomplete. The first three clauses of the Freedom...
Oliphant slams national minimum wage detractors
Oliphant slams national minimum wage detractors
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has condemned what she calls “propaganda” against the National Minimum Wage Bill during her budget vote speech...
I’m not going for cheap votes over land, says Lekota
I’m not going for cheap votes over land, says Lekota
Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota says plans to pursue the expropriation of land without compensation will plunge South Africa...
Free higher education won’t be free
Free higher education won’t be free
The range of comments on the question of free higher education published in the media are interesting but they all lack peer review. In particular,...
Biko would not be happy with the lack of progress in the ‘new’ South Africa
Biko would not be happy with the lack of progress in the ‘new’ South Africa
When I took a brief tour of East Africa on the last leg of my scholarship at the Uganda Technology and Management University, I found myself at the...
ANC take heed: Even big brands die if they abandon their founding values
ANC take heed: Even big brands die if they abandon their founding values
In 1994 the idea that the African National Congress (ANC) might lose power in South Africa was unthinkable. Now, with elections approaching in...

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