Blog Archives

Report supports national minimum wage

From: Amandla! Issue No.48 | OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 In July 2016, Wits’ School of Economic and Business Sciences produced a report on the hotly debated issue of a national minimum wage. It was the result of a series of working papers

Posted in AIDC

#OccupyLuthuliHouse and the “morbid symptoms” of exile and incumbency

By: Ayabonga Cawe From: Amandla! Issue No.47 | SEPTEMBER 2016 The poster is as simple as its message. With just two logos, that of the ANC Youth League and the ANC, the black text boldly reads, “Chris Hani never march(sic)

Posted in AIDC

BEE out of the closet: Malikane’s alliance for “black” capitalism

BEE out of the closet: Malikane’s alliance for “black” capitalism By Dick Forslund | Amandla Magazine Issue 52 | May 2017 Professor Chris Malikane at Wits is one of the advisors to the new and nervous Finance Minister, Mr Gigaba.

Posted in AIDC

Small scale Renewable Energy to provide access to affordable electricity

Small scale Renewable Energy to provide access to affordable electricity Hello everyone! the next Million Climate Jobs Monthly meeting will take place on TUESDAY, 25th JULY, at 9:30 Venue 129 Rochester Road, Observatory (AIDC). Frank Spencer from the OMCO Group will introduce

Posted in AIDC

Radical economic transformation: between the smoke and mirrors [Amandla 53 Editorial]

Radical economic transformation: between the smoke and mirrors A complicated game of smoke and mirrors is being played as the battle unfolds for the ANC, the state and the inside track to plunder South Africa’s economic wealth. Nothing is what

Posted in AIDC, State capture

[Amandla! Forum] State Capture & the Shadow State:

State Capture & the Shadow State: Betrayal of a promise is Prof Mark Swilling and a number of other leading academics attempt at a systematic analysis of the Zupta state capture project.  Pravin Gordhan repeatedly asks us to connect the dots.

Posted in AIDC

Zuma’s regime must go [Editorial]

Zuma’s regime must go [Editorial] Amandla! Magazine | Issue 52 | May 2017 Imagine. The political crisis is over. Zuma has resigned and been allowed to leave the country for the Philippines, where President Duterte has said he can stay

Posted in AIDC, Amandla Editorial

[Watch:] Importance of Solar Water Heaters Cartoon

Hot domestic water might seem like a luxury one can do without, but in fact it is of great importance for hygiene. For many South Africans using an electric geyser is completely out of reach, because the free basic electricity

Posted in AIDC, One Million Climate Jobs

Palestinian Hunger Strike for Human Dignity [AIDC Statement]

Palestinian Hunger Strike for Human Dignity The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) stands in solidarity with over a thousand five hundred Palestinian prisoners who have embarked on a prolonged mass hunger strike. The hunger strike has lasted since Palestinian Prisoners

Posted in AIDC

Zuma’s Regime Must Go [Amandla! 52 Editorial]

Zuma’s Regime Must Go [Amandla! 52 Editorial] Imagine. The political crisis is over. Zuma has resigned and been allowed to leave the country for the Philippines, where President Duterte has said he can stay as long as he likes. The

Posted in AIDC