Trevor Ngwane is a South African socialist, labor educator and anti-apartheid activist. He previously worked as a sociology lecturer at Wits University where he helped found the Wits Workers’ School, to teach literacy to the campus cleaners and gardeners. In 1999 he was expelled by the African National Congress for opposing the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality’s privatization of municipal services. In 2001, he helped found the Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee and then the Anti-Privatisation Forum in 2002.
Five Steps from D.C. to Jo'burg
Against the Current, No. 87, July/August 2000