Bongani Maponyane writes about the introduction this month of South Africa’s new Minimum Wage of R20 p/h (£1.20), and argues that it goes nowhere near far enough. There has been a lot of talk about the promise of a National Minimum Wage (NMW) in South Africa. This means wages cannot go below a certain level.
Shawn Hattingh looks at the fall of Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe, arguing this will not bring liberation as it doesn’t confront an entrenched ruling state, capital and imperial elite. This article was first written for South African anarchist organisation Zabalaza. Robert Mugabe, the longstanding authoritarian ruler that has waged a war against Zimbabwe’s