Nation Nyoka writes with the hope of effecting social change in the interests of the marginalised. Social justice, politics and the advancement of the African continent and her people are high on her agenda.
Why it is that the political killings of party members and councillors receive notable public attention, while the murders of activists in a large and sustained movement of impoverished people are often passed over in silence?
Residents of the Good Hope settlement in Germiston have occupied vacant land on the border of Germiston and Boksburg, partly in response to lack of space at the existing settlement. On Thursday morning, Ekurhuleni Metro Police dispersed them with rubber bullets.