Weekly news roundup: October 3, 2014

The week’s headlines from across the continent

Weekly news roundup: September 19, 2014

The week’s headlines from across the continent.

Weekly news roundup: September 5, 2014

This week’s headlines from across the continent

We are all Marikana

What started as a rally for economic justice in Philippi East on Saturday, August 16, the date marking the second anniversary of the Marikana Massacre at Lonmin mine, ended as another struggle over housing in the contentious city of Cape Town. The rally was a call to action from organisations, trade unions, and social movements … Continued

Weekly news roundup: August 22, 2014

The week’s headlines from across the continent

Weekly news roundup: August 8, 2014

The week’s headlines from across the continent

Can I have fifty cents please?

Negotiating imagination through the material manifestations of homelessness, Shaun’s story tells of a life constrained to and yet very detached from Main Road

Weekly news roundup: July 25, 2014

The week’s headlines from across the continent

Moments of connection at Cape Town’s World Music Fest

“No one said that freedom would be so hard, rainbow child.” These words from the lead vocalist of South African band The Brother Moves On sent ripples through the crowd at the Cape Town World Music Festival on Friday night. When I had entered Cape Town City Hall, almost seven hours earlier, the grandeur of … Continued

Weekly news roundup: July 11, 2014

This week’s headline’s from across the continent