Andries Tatane

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People thought they would see no more peaceful protesters shot by police, but the force is turning violent again. By Justice Malala,The Guardian South African police officers have admitted that weapons were planted near the bodies of miners after the Marikana massacre. Photograph: Gallo Images/Getty ...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Lindela S Figlan In the old days the people in this country were so united. Even those who were not interested in politics ended up in politics. This unity came from the fact that they were crying for the land of their forefathers that had been confiscated by those who thought the land was supposed [...
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Aug 6th, 2012
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The people of South Africa have had enough. Enough of the government, which gives them nothing. Enough of the corporations taking from their country, and giving nothing back. On the “Taking Back South Africa!” websiteis the following statement: “We are the people of South Africa of ...
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Ayanda Kota ‘Like the formation of the Black Consciousness Movement did in the 1970s, we need to unite in our own space, define our own struggle and politics, and shake the barricades of neo-liberalism.’ The Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM) was formed in August 2009 to respond to the crisis of unem...
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Jan 27th, 2012
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One way of measuring the quality of a democracy is to assess the behaviour of its police. The recent brutal attack on the Unemployed People’s Movement leader Ayanda Kota reveals the sad state of democracy in South Africa. There are at least two ways of dealing with the abject problem of poverty: one ...