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Xolobeni Community to SANRAL: “Cease and desist from all activities in Umgungundlovu”.

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Amadiba Crisis Committee 2017-03-23: Xolobeni Community to SANRAL: “Cease and desist from all activities in Umgungundlovu”. On 14 February, SANRAL’s new CEO Mr Macozoma got an invitation delivered by hand in Pretoria from Umgungundlovu Traditional Authority (TA) to discuss the

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Million Climate Jobs Meeting 21st February 2017

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Million Climate Jobs Monthly Meetings have been taking place at AIDC´s premises since 2012. Approximately 21 participants attended the meeting on 21st February 2017. 1.    Dr Ed Wethli: Keeping Domestic Chickens Farming can be a major source of greenhouse gas:

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Philippi High students demand promised new school

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About 150 learners march to the Metro South office of the education department Students from Philippi High marched to the offices of the Department of Education in Mitchells Plain demanding a new school be built.  On Monday, 6 March 2017, about

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“Save our Water” demonstration in upmarket Cape Town Restaurant:

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The PHA Food & Farming Campaign held a demonstration in Cape Town (16 February 2017). Read More

Water a necessity turned into a commodity, that many Capetonians cannot afford. by Amandla Correspondent (16/02/17) The PHA Food & Farming Campaign [Philippi Horticultural Area] held a picket in Cape Town Thursday, 16 February 2017. They demanded that the Provincial

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Amadiba Crisis Committee: “Only fraud can pass the criminal traditional leadership bill through parliament”

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ACC Press Statement( 2017-02-03): Public TLKB Hearing in Kokstad 3 February: “Only fraud can pass the criminal traditional leadership bill through parliament” This is how the chair of the parliamentary committee, Mr Richard Mgakane, conducts the public hearings on the

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Robertson Strike – CSAAWU is the Hope

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By: Amandla! Correspondent From: Amandla issue 49/50, December 2016 The 14 week long strike at Robertson Winery (RW) in Western Cape is over, but the struggle surely isn’t. 220 workers went out on strike at the end of August for

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Some Xolobeni residents had been opposed to the plan. File picture: Yvette Descham

Amadiba Crisis Committee 2017-01-17: Unexpected support to the fight against mining at the funeral of Pondo Revolt veteran Samson Gampe Close to 1000 attended Mr Samson Gampe’s funeral in Sigidi on Saturday in Mbizana, Wild Coast. Samson Gampe passed away

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Numsa and the Crisis in Cosatu: what now? Remembering the Numsa Moment

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From Amandla! Issue No.33 | MARCH/APRIL 2014 During the 1980s the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) was the figurehead of the so-called ‘workerist’ tendency within the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and has always been

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Robertson Abattoir – Slavery of a special type (a story from 5 Years ago)

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Recently the exploitative, degrading working conditions at Robertson Winery were in every newspaper. This is not a new problem. The working conditions at Robertson Abattoir that were publicly denounced since 2011, appear just as another facet of workers exploitation in post-Apartheid

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DMR pushing for Xolobeni mining at Wild Coast Sun meeting: Where is the “18 month moratorium”?

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Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) 2016-11-24: DMR pushing for Xolobeni mining at Wild Coast Sun meeting: Where is the “18 month moratorium”? Today the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) called “Xholobeni stakeholders” to a meeting at Wild Coast Sun Casino. An

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