Friday 19 July

No reconciliation with corruption

No Reconciliation with Corruption! Nelson Mandela Bridge at 10am – Noon Wednesday 16th December Monday 14 December, 2015, Johannesburg: The Unite Against Corruption (UAC) campaign confirms that the peoples’ gathering on Nelson Mandela Bridge is going ahead. We call upon all those affected by corruption to support the demand that #ZumaMustFall, whether by his Continue Reading

TAC's Quest for Equality

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has been recognised as one of the most effective social movements in post-apartheid South Africa. Among other things, it is responsible for the world’s largest programme to provide anti-retroviral treatment to people with HIV through the public health system, writes SECTION27’s Executive Director, Mark Heywood, Continue Reading

Defending our Constitution

Several hundred South Africans gathered at the Constitutional Court on Friday 7 August to form a human chain, symbolising the people of South Africa protecting Chapter 9 institutions, which act as the safe guard of the rights and freedoms of all South Africans. Civil society came together with various unions Continue Reading

Read a copy of Mark Heywood’s article “Corruption has created its own political economy” published in the M&G today, 5 April 2013

On the edges of Dieplsoot stands a half complete municipal building. Once intended as a library and offices, it has been surrendered to decay before it even came to life. A few years ago it seemed to symbolise a governmental intent to recognise and modernise Diepsloot. Now it’s just an unexplained shell. A free brick and building parts store.