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A Call to Abolish Slave Wages On South African Farms

AFRICANGLOBE - It is today an established fact that the Native Land Act (27 of 1913), among its directly intended objectives was to overnight create a massive cheap supply of African labour for White farms, as the millions of land disposed Africans in particular needed to find work either on the mines or farms, in order to survive the effects of the dispossession.

Thousands of South African Farm Workers Resume Strike

AFRICANGLOBE - Farm workers in the grape growing region of South Africa have resumed their strike action demanding a salary increase. The workers at De Doorns in Western Cape, whose first strike was between 27 August and 4 December last year, want their daily wages increased from R69 ($8) to R150 ($17.50) and an improvement in working and living conditions.