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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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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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