Tag Archives: Engen

eThekwini: Coughing up for Industry

  Niren Tolsi & Lloyd Gedye Durban’s South Basin exists like a subtropical Dickensian nightmare – race and class oppression sweating it out under mango trees heavy with fruit, and chimney stacks billowing pollution. When the wind changes, so does the rotten egg flavour of sulphur dioxide in the humidity. Families tracing their lives in [...]

Will The Centre Hold: Julius Malema and the EFF Take A Sho’t Left

In South Africa’s platinum belt, life and politics are as hard as the earth on which they are contested: natural resources and poverty are plentiful, and support for the ruling ANC is in short supply following the brutal events at Marikana. In this article, first published in the current issue of the Chimurenga Chronic, Kwanele [...]