Party Politics Vs Living Politics in Kennedy Road

22 10 2009
by S’bu Zikode
University of KwaZulu-Natal Forum Lecture
Thursday 22 October 2009

The Kennedy Road settlement, like all other Abahlali baseMjondolo settlements, has been embarking on a living politic.

This politic is a living politic because it talks about the realities of our democracy – a democracy that serves the interests of a minority while the majority our people continue to live and to die in inhuman conditions.
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S’bu Zikode speaks at UKZN

22 10 2009
S’bu Zikode will give the Forum Lecture at the University of KwaZulu-Natal at 12:20 today.
This will be his first public address since the armed attack on AbM in the Kennedy Road settlement on the night of 26 September, the systematic destruction of the homes of all AbM leaders living in the settlement and the ongoing death threats against AbM activists – which have now spread beyond the Kennedy Road settlement to include activists living elsewhere with a particular emphasis on those who have spoken in the media.

Media: Pavement dwellers grudgingly agree to relocation

22 10 2009

Malungelo Booi | 22 October 2009 | Eyewitness News

A community task team for Symphony Way pavement dwellers in Delft says they will start relocating to Blikkiesdorp next week.

The team met with City of Cape Town officials on Wednesday and they agreed to move. Read the rest of this entry »


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