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N2 WILD COAST TOLL ROAD

This year the Amadiba Crisis Committee held about six public seminars across the country on the proposed N2 Wild Coast Toll road. Since 2017, the Amadiba Crisis Committee has been trying to convince the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL)

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Empowering Communities: The Right to Say No Campaign promotes self-determined development and the right to consent!

Last week, Southern Africa and the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power hosted a two-day #RightToSayNo national workshop attended by over 70 activists from mining communities across the country. They discussed a number of issues under the theme: Building the Just

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AbM STATEMENT: Amadiba Crisis Committee comrades are under threat – a call for solidarity

Last year our movement lost three leaders to assassination and another comrade to a police murder. On 21 January our comrade Thulani Maseko was assassinated in Swaziland. Political assassinations have often been used to repress dissent in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. 

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STATEMENT: Amadiba Crisis Committee 2023-01-30: Plot to kill two leaders in Amadiba, Mbizana, EC.

We have received very disturbing information in January from a whistleblower, of the planned assassination of Nonhle Mbuthuma and Thwesha Silangwe, community leaders in Amadiba A/A in Mbizana (EC). Both leaders have been working to move the N2 Wild Coast

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Amadiba farmers provide food to vulnerable KwaZulu-Natal communities

Amadiba farmers provide food to vulnerable KwaZulu-Natal communities Michelle Banda | DailyMaverick | 2 August 2021  Sizwe Dlamini ready to deliver fresh produce, directly from Amadiba farmers in KwaZulu-Natal. (Photo: Supplied by Nonhle Mbuthuma) Through farming, many Amadiba coastal residents are not

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Amadiba Donate Food to KZN riot victims

Amadiba Donate Food to KZN riot victims Press Alert | 23 July, 2021 Following the week of devastation and rioting across the country that left many destitute, without food or shelter across KZN, the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) have elected

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Appeal to South Africans for support against Mantashe coming to Xolobeni

Appeal to democratic South Africans for support against Mantashe coming to Xolobeni Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) Statement| 23 April 2019 The Mining Minister and Chair of ANC, Mr Gwede Mantashe, has again decided to come to Xolobeni on 25 April,

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Word on the Street: The Right to Say no in Xolobeni

SPOTLIGHT ON: The struggle history of Amidiba Crisis Committee The Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) was formed in 2007 by five villages on the Wild Coasts to fight open cast mining on their land. It was in this area the Pondo

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Historic Court Case on the Right to Say No to Mining

On 23 April 2018 the Amadiba Crisis Committee, represented by their lawyers Richard Spoor Inc. and the Legal Resources Centre, is taking the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to court over attempts to mine their land in Xolobeni on the

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The Hawks in EC is blocking murder investigation of Bazooka

Radebe family & Amadiba Crisis Committee lawyers sent a letter to Shaun Abrahams of the NPA: The Hawks in EC is blocking murder investigation of Bazooka (2018-03-22) On 22 March 2016, the day after we are celebrating the Human Rights Day in

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