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The ticking time bomb of Swaziland

April 19, 2015


There is official silence in South Africa silence about the feudal monarchy in Swaziland. As a result, labour activists have every right to ask whether the “beacon of hope and democracy” that SA was professed to be is being dimmed by the acceptance of autocracy and so-called traditional cultural values.

Why labour’s battle is far from over

December 5, 2010


South Africa has a justly lauded Constitution and Bill of Rights. It also has some of the best labour laws anywhere. These are victories largely attributable to the labour movement, but they remain paper victories that have constantly to be fought for to ensure that they are applied.