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    Alternative Information and Development Centre has put together a brief resource pack of some of our contributions on why Eskom is in a mess, and what do to about it Read More

AIDC STATEMENT: The 2024 Budget will make things even worse!

As expected, the Treasury today put forward another austerity budget to Parliament. Tokenistic increases in social grants will not be enough to soften the deep social crisis faced by the majority of impoverished South Africans. The budget will also result


These are dark days for South Africa: The power crisis is worsening, but its effects are not equally felt

By Andile Zulu | The Continent | 21 Jan 2023 It is just three weeks into the new year, and South Africans have spent most of it without consistent power, with little sign of improvement on the horizon. Rolling blackouts of up to 10 hours


Rights for the People rules for TNCs: First impressions on the updated draft treaty on TNCs and human rights

Statement of the Global Campaign, 11th of September 2023 The Global Campaign to Reclaim People’s Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity (Global Campaign) is a worldwide network of over 250 social movements, civil society organisations, trade unions and communities


POWERLESS OP-ED (PART 2): We can’t just wave goodbye to Eskom – we need to fix it, and it’s possible

By Dominic Brown | Daily Maverick | 08 Feb 2023  Although many South Africans yearn to dump the state-owned power utility, fixing and maintaining Eskom’s power stations to boost energy availability is the quickest way to stabilise supply in the short to medium


Amadiba Crisis Committee 2023-04-24: Trespassing TLB chased in Sigidi village, Mbizana. Seven women injured by knobkerries.

Amadiba Crisis Committee: Trespassing TLB chased in Sigidi village, Mbizana. Seven women injured by knobkerries. ACC Statement, 24 April 2023 “You are dirty and uneducated villagers. What are you talking about? Women have no say over land.” These are the


ECONOMY AND AUSTERITY MASS TEACH-IN

The Alternative Information Development Centre and the Cry of the Xcluded will be hosting a two-day Economy and Austerity Mass Teach-In. This event is geared towards individuals with a keen interest in economic justice and social welfare. Participants can expect