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

LISTEN: Episode Two of Be Accountable

If you run a business, or you need to hire an accountant, you need to know the importance of belonging to a professional body

Standard Bank Podcasts: How small businesses can survive Covid-19

Many commercial enterprises are having to change the way that they do business in order to survive the economic chaos forced upon them

SME in a Covid World: Stimulating Small Business Growth

Small businesses must re-examine their business models and endeavour to understand their customers, and know what their new needs are

GIZ has three Calls for Expression of Interest

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit seeks service providers for projects that will aid South Africa in its development

Nurturing South Africa’s future professionals

The Foundation’s focus is to improve access to tertiary education and to address the social issues of tertiary students beyond the lecture room

Debt Relief Fund a mere drop in the ocean

Most South African SMMEs have received no assistance from the Debt Relief Fund, 90% are in crisis, and many will be forced to close

Cutting salaries? Five ways to make the process less painful

Debt will only put a future strain on cash flow and could result in tremendous financial stress on the owners of the business if they're not able to recover

Request for applications for: Epidemiologist for Lesotho Covid-19 project

The epidemiologist will provide support to the Ministry of Health to build the capacity of the disease surveillance programme for the Covid-19 pandemic

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