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“12 Days Left for Minister Gwede Mantashe to visit Xolobeni”

“12 Days Left for Minister Gwede Mantashe to visit Xolobeni” By Amadiba Crisis Committee | 13 July 2018 On Monday 6 August, 200 members of the Amadiba Crisis Committee gathered to General Meeting on a mountain in Xolobeni. The meeting

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Effective Governance

Effective Governance By Anthony de Villiers | Written for Amandla | 31 July 2018 What kind of constitutional democracy is this that South Africans give so much credibility to? How can the vast turmoil we see reflect our people’s representation?

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The struggles of Abahlali baseMjondolo

The struggles of Abahlali baseMjondolo By Thapelo Mohapi | Written for Amandla | 27 June 2018 Abahlali baseMjondolo is a democratic movement of impoverished people with members in five provinces. The movement was formed in 2005, after a blockade of

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A blow to labour broking – a victory for all workers

A blow to labour broking – a victory for all workers By AIDC | AIDC Press Release | 27 July 2018 The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) salutes the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) for their

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Mining communities reject new draft charter

Mining communities reject new draft charter By Lisa Steyn | Original Source: Business Day | 6 July 2018 The largest network of communities affected by mining in SA has rejected the draft Mining Charter ahead of a summit this weekend.

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PHM-SA Statement on National Health Insurance Bill

PHM-SA Statement on National Health Insurance Bill By People’s Health Movement | Press Release | 26 June 2018 The long-awaited National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is welcomed by the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) in that it affirms “universal

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Famous Mtentu River damaged by up-stream sand from Sanral’s N2 mega-bridge project

Famous Mtentu River damaged by up-stream sand from Sanral’s N2 mega-bridge project By Amadiba Crisis Committee | Press Release | 14 June 2018 At a visit in Jama village two weeks ago, the problem of a more than one meter

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Feminism in Formation

Feminism in Formation Amandla Magazine | Issue 36 | November 2014 The Rita Edwards Collective (REC) is a feminist organisation that claims to be reimagining traditional forms of organising. Amandla! interviewed an REC member at an REC meeting in 2014

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ACC publishes the “secret” Biodiversity Offset Agreement

ACC publishes the “secret”  Biodiversity Offset Agreement The Environmental Authorisation for the N2 Wild Coast Toll Road (N2WCTR) says that an Environmental Management Committee (EMC) must ensure that an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) is properly implemented and that there is

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Government Departments powerless against N2 Wild Coast Toll Road transgressions

Government Departments powerless against N2 Wild Coast Toll Road transgressions On 15 May, Nonhle Mbuthuma from ACC was allowed to be one of three “observers” when the Environmental Monitoring Committee (EMC) met at Wild Coast Sun. A journalist from SABC’s

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