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Appeal to South Africans for support against Mantashe coming to Xolobeni

Appeal to democratic South Africans for support against Mantashe coming to Xolobeni Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) Statement| 23 April 2019 The Mining Minister and Chair of ANC, Mr Gwede Mantashe, has again decided to come to Xolobeni on 25 April,

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Still No Justice for Activist ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe

Still No Justice for Activist ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe Nomahlubi Jordaan | Original Source: TimesLive | 22 March 2019 Amnesty International South Africa has called on law-enforcement agencies to bring to book those responsible for killing anti-mining activist Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe. Rhadebe was

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Mass meeting on Human Rights Day in Sigidi Village, Mbizana

Mass Meeting on Human Rights Day in Sigidi Village, Mbizana Amadiba Crisis Committee | 20 March, 2019 Sigidi is one of five villages that have resisted the ‘Xolobeni Mining Project’ for 15 years. The villagers are also resisting Sanral’s N2

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The Unemployed Urge Government to Act on Unemployment

The Unemployed Urge Government to Act on Unemployment A Statement by the Assembly of the Unemployed | 18 March 2019   The Assembly of the Unemployed is a burgeoning movement that gives voice to South Africa’s more than 10 million

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Right to Say No: Rally and festival in Sigidi village, ‘Xolobeni’, Human Rights Day 21 March

Right to Say No: Rally and festival in Sigidi village, ‘Xolobeni’, Human Rights Day 21 March Amadiba Crisis Committee | 13 March, 2019 It is with great pride and excitement that the Amadiba Crisis Committee announces, and at the same

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Community consent requirement will end mining, MPs told

Community consent requirement will end mining, MPs told By Linda Ensor | Original Source: Business Day | 15 February 2019 Mineral resources director-general Mokoena says Act only requires meaningful consultation with communities before a mining right is granted If the law is

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Magnificent Victory for the RIGHT TO SAY NO to mining

Magnificent Victory for the RIGHT TO SAY NO to mining By Local Correspondent | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 24 January 2019 The community of Umgungundlovu, known as “Xolobeni” and organised in the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), won a landmark victory

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Mantashe announces a ‘Third Coming’ to Xolobeni on 16 January – “DON’T COME, MINISTER MANTASHE!”

Mantashe announces a ‘Third Coming’ to Xolobeni on 16 January – “DON’T COME, MINISTER MANTASHE!” Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Statement | 09 January 2018 On 20 December our lawyers got a letter. Gwede Mantashe “invites stakeholders” to discuss “economic development”

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Xolobeni Defeat DMR & Mantashe and Win the Right to Say No to Mining

Xolobeni Defeat DMR & Mantashe and Win the Right to Say No to Mining Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Release | 22 November 2018 The Xolobeni community has won its case against DMR and Mr Gwede Mantashe. The North Gauteng High Court

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Interview with Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo

Interview with Thapelo Mohapi, General Secretary of Abahlali baseMjondolo By Amandla Correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 60 | 06 November 2018 Amandla!: Can you briefly tell us about Abahlali – its constituency, its structures and the issues that it has

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