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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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Ayanda Kota, Biko and Black Consciousness – History in Repetition

Ayanda Kota, Steve Biko and Black Consciousness – History in Repetition By Anthony de Villiers | Written for Amandla | 16 October 2018 South Africa finds itself at a turning point. Our post-apartheid dispensation has evidently moved to a new

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“Matter of facts to eNCA” – Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Statement

“Matter of facts to eNCA” Amadiba Crisis Committee | Press Statement | 1 October 2018 In order to put a misleading report on the “Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project” by eNCA in perspective, the Amadiba Crisis Committee issued the following press

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SAPS must investigate events at Xolobeni without delay

SAPS must investigate events at Xolobeni without delay By Amnesty International South Africa | Source: Press Statement | 27 September 2018 The excessive use of force by the South African Police Service (SAPS) during a peaceful anti-mining protest in Xolobeni,

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#UniteBehind is ready to build a just and equal society

#UniteBehind is ready to build a just and equal society By Bruce Baigrie | Amandla Correspondent | 10 September 2018 On 6 April 2017, activists from various peoples’ movements and NGOs came together to organise the Cape Town Memorial for

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Review: Learning for Living’: A much needed publication

Review: Learning for Living’: A much needed publication Siyabulele Mama | Amandla | 24 August 2018   ‘Learning for Living’ is a book that argues for an emancipatory and humanist pedagogy. 2018 marks 21 years since the death of Paulo

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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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