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People’s Permanent Tribunal on Transnational Corporations Jurors Statement

The voices of communities in Southern Africa that are ignored by governments and transnational corporations are echoed in the Jurors’ Statement, delivered on the occasion of the second hearing of Permanent People’s Tribunal on transnational corporations in Southern Africa. The

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Cape Town’s #WaterCrisis: What does the future hold? Climate Jobs Monthly Meeting Report [16/11/2017]

The latest Climate Jobs Monthly meeting was held on the 16 Nov 2017. This meeting was held in the context of the Western Cape’s severe water crisis and therefore an agenda was set with a special focus on water. After two

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Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration (Zimbabwe)

Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration Farai Maguwu| 12 November 2017 Background Operation Hakudzokwi Commemoration was held on the 10th of November in Mukwada ward, home to over 6000 people. The purpose of the commemoration is to honor and remember the hundreds of artisanal

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Wage & Tax Evasion Made in Paradise: The Role Of Appleby

Wage & Tax Evasion Made in Paradise: The Role Of Appleby Brian Ashley and Dick Forslund | Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC) |14 November 2017 The Paradise Papers, just like the earlier Panama papers, give ordinary people a glimpse

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Activists from Latin America and Southern Africa arrested in Zimbabwe

Activists from Latin America and Southern Africa arrested in Zimbabwe following commemoration of the Marange Massacre Yesterday (10 November 2017), the Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG) hosted an event in commemoration of the 9th anniversary since the Marange diamond

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Ronnie Kasrils’ new book “A Simple Man” [Book launch]

Ronnie Kasrils’ new book “A Simple Man” AIDC and Amandla will be launching Ronnie Kasrils’ new book “A Simple Man”. This book deals with the Faustian Pack of the 1990s and the current political crisis an inevitable outcome of these compromises. 

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A call for justice on the anniversary of the Marange massacre

A call for justice on the anniversary of the Marange massacre On the 9th anniversary of the Marange diamond fields massacre the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power calls for justice for the slain miners and community members. This

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A just transition from climate change and unemployment – a trade union perspective

A just transition from climate change and unemployment – a trade union perspective By Joseph Mathunjwa  | 7 November 2017 The Alternative Information & Development Centre’s (AIDC) latest research – One Million Climate Jobs – Moving South Africa forward on

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The Paradise Papers: Tax Evasion & the low-wage regime

The Paradise Papers: Tax Evasion & the low-wage regime by the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) | 6 November 2017 In the Bermuda Connection (2015), the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) research on Lonmin illustrated that the harm

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Decolonising the Mind: Hugh Masekela’s lecture to Unisa’s Annual Spring Law Conference

Decolonising the Mind: Hugh Masekela’s lecture to Unisa’s Annual Spring Law Conference Amandla! Issue No. 43/44 | December 2015 I always hear people, before they make a speech, say this, so I’m going to say it too. I don’t know

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