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ANC today – deeply divided

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ANC Today By: Gumani Tshimomola | Amandla! Issue No.47 | SEPTEMBER 2016 The African National Congress of late has suffered misfortune that has deeply divided the party. This includes the misfortune of personality politics. Most of the misfortune is the party’s

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NSFAS’ overzealous debt recovery strategy betrays commitments to free education

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NSFAS’ overzealous debt recovery strategy betrays commitments to free education By: Phindile Kunene in Amandla! Issue No.48 | OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 “Dear NSFAS beneficiaries, I am writing to you to plead with you to pay back the loan which you received from NSFAS

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Women defending water, land and life in northern KwaZulu-Natal

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Women defending water, land and life in northern KwaZulu-Natal By:  Samantha Hargreaves Amandla! Issue No. 47 | September 2016 Women from Somkhele and Fuleni at the WoMin-led “Women Stand their Ground against Big Coal” Southern African exchange. Women carry the burden

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Waste to Energy

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Climate Jobs Meeting 5th May – Report Waste to Energy Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. Approximately 25 participants attended the meeting on 5th May 2017. This time we welcomed Muna Lakhani

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Climate Jobs Meeting 5th May – Agenda

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Please join the monthly meeting of the One Million Climate Jobs Campaign on FRIDAY 5th MAY 2017 9.30 to 12.30 @AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!) AGENDA Apologies Introductions Waste to energy or wasted energy

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Join us: May Day Rally

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Workers, students, unemployed, youth… Join us! Progressive Youth Movement, Workers World Media Production, Alternative Information and Development Centre, International Labour Research Information Group, are organizing a May Day of the exploited and oppressed working class. The rally seeks to unite forces of

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Climate Jobs Meeting 30th March 2017 Report

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Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. Approximately 35 participants attended the meeting on 30th March 2017. Arising from the February Climate Jobs meeting when it was reported that the Water Minister was

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Media Package: Renewable Energy – Where are the jobs?

Media Package: Renewable Energy – Where are the jobs?
AIDC has commissioned research on this topic to Liz McDaid (The Green Connection). The results are now available as a booklet.  See more

AIDC has been campaigning for One Million Climate Jobs since 2011. The same year the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REI4P) was introduced. It promotes local manufacturing and local economic development of communities bearing the potential to create

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Renewable energy – benefits for all?

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By: Liz McDaid From: Amandla! Issue No.49/50  DECEMBER 2016 Coal, oil and uranium are dirty, polluting, nonrenewable forms of energy. Energy transition is about moving to clean, sustainable, renewable energy like solar, wind, small hydro and biogas. The vision for

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Climate Jobs Meeting 30th March – Agenda

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The next One Million Climate Jobs Campaign monthly meeting is going to take place on THURSDAY 30th MARCH 2016 9.30 to 12.30 AIDC 129 Rochester Rd, Observatory (MEETING WILL START PROMPTLY AT 9.30!)   AGENDA Apologies Introductions Impact of taking

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