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The Corporate Impunity Pandemic Strikes Again! This time in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Corporate Impunity Pandemic Strikes Again! This time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power | Statement | 3 September 2021 The Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power is outraged by Catoca


“Our Land – Our Harvest” Amadiba Provide Urgent aid to Abahlali baseMjondolo

“Our Land – Our Harvest” Urgent aid to Abahlali baseMjondolo Amadiba Crisis Committee | Statement | 23 July 2021 Today Friday 23 July, a bakkie full of sweet potatoes, amadumbe, beans, oranges from the coast of Amadiba in Eastern Cape arrived at Briandene


Government does not have the right to ignore rural citizens

Government does not have the right to ignore rural citizens Wilmien Wicomb | Mail and Guardian Thought Leader | 24 May In a remarkable display of legal gymnastics, parliament’s constitutional and legal services office has suggested that there is no


Farewell‌ ‌Comrade‌ ‌Sibusiso‌ ‌Mqadi

Farewell Comrade Sibusiso Mqadi Southern‌ ‌African‌ ‌Campaign‌ ‌To‌ ‌Dismantle‌ ‌Corporate‌ ‌Power‌ ‌(DCP)‌ ‌Statement‌  As the Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, it is with great sorrow that we mourn the sudden passing of Sibusiso Mqadi, Chairperson of the Amadiba


The Right to Say No is about balancing power!

The Right to Say No is about balancing power! Maxine Bezuidenhout | Dismantle Corporate Power Campaign | 05 October A ground-breaking and power shifting ruling by the North Gauteng High Court on the 11th of September 2020 places the interests


Imizizi’s missing 5,600 hectares of land: A story of South Africa’s forgotten homelands

Imizizi’s missing 5,600 hectares of land: A story of South Africa’s forgotten homelands Keamogetswe Seipato and Maxine Bezuidenhout | Maverick Citizen | 19, August 2020 The end of apartheid and the dawn of a democratic era were meant to bring freedom


[Podcast] Anglo-America in South Africa: a History of Abuses and Violations.

[Podcast] Anglo-America in South Africa: a History of Abuses and Violations. Anglo American Plc, a multinational mining company, are the world’s largest producer of platinum, and a major producer of diamonds, nickel and coal.  Historically, they supported parties that took


Malagasy’s new legislation must enforce communities right to FPIC, and right to say no

Malagasy’s new legislation must enforce communities right to FPIC, and right to say no SOUTHERN AFRICAN CAMPAIGN TO DISMANTLE CORPORATE POWER MEDIA STATEMENT 30 June 2020 The Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power – a network of popular movements


“STOP Base Toliara!” Testimonies of women affected by a mining project in Madagascar.

“STOP Base Toliara!” Testimonies of women affected by a mining project in Madagascar. The Australian company “Base Resources” owns a sand mine project – Base Toliara – that has the potential to cause catastrophic devastation to part of the Mikea


Video: Communities’ #Right2SayNo! to mining

Video: Communities’ #Right2SayNo! to mining In February, Cape Town hosted the world’s largest mining investment forum: the Africa Mining Indaba. We wanted to make sure that attendees heard about communities #Right2SayNo. We then juxtaposed their answers with the evidence brought to the


Chronicling Capitalism in Southern Africa, and how to resist it

Chronicling Capitalism in Southern Africa, and how to resist it. For the past 14 days, the South African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power has been publishing chronicles of capitalism in Southern Africa. We also describe below advocacy work you might


Permanent People’s Tribunal: Third Session On Transnational Corporations In Southern Africa

Permanent People’s Tribunal: Third Session On Transnational Corporations In Southern Africa Southern African Campaign To Dismantle Corporate Power | 16 January 2020 The recently released documentary “Where Communities Have Been Saying No!” highlights the experiences of various communities in Southern


Where Communities Have Been Saying No!

Where Communities Have Been Saying No! Documentary |Southern African Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power What happens when a powerful entity backed by the most legitimate form of authority in a country harms and disregards a community’s needs and human rights?


Beware the TNC: 3 Years of People’s Resistance against Corporate Power

Beware the TNC: 3 Years of People’s Resistance against Corporate Power What happens when a powerful entity backed by the most legitimate form of authority in a country harms and disregards a community’s needs and human rights?  Well, the popular


Chronicles of corporate impunity: Copper mine pollutes livelihoods in Zambia

Chronicles of corporate impunity Copper mine pollutes livelihoods in Zambia Since 2005, eight communities in Chingola, Zambia, have been suffering from repeated water pollution  caused by the toxic mining processes . With extreme dedication, they managed to sue the British


AFRICAN ORGANISATIONS PUSH FOR A LEGALLY BINDING TREATY ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

AFRICAN ORGANISATIONS PUSH FOR A LEGALLY BINDING TREATY ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS SOUTHERN AFRICAN CAMPAIGN TO DISMANTLE CORPORATE POWER MEDIA STATEMENT 17 October 2019 As part of the latest round of negotiations on the U.N. Binding Treaty on transnational


Amcu targets Samancor’s ‘missing billions’

Amcu targets Samancor’s ‘missing billions’ Lesetja Malope | City Press | 14 October 2019 Union teams up with AIDC and Richard Spoor to bring alleged fraudulent transactions to light The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has partnered with


The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Loss of Sovereignty, Lack of Transparency

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Loss of Sovereignty, Lack of Transparency Jonathan Cannard | 27 May, 2019 The African Union’s Assembly of Heads of State and Government conceived of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in 2012 with


How To Tax a Mutlinational

How to tax a multinational  Jayati Ghosh | Original Source: IPS Journal | 22 April, 2019 For some time now, multinational companies (MNCs) have been gaming the rules of the global economy to minimise their tax liability – or even


Southern Africa calls for a binding treaty on the responsibilities of TNCs

Southern Africa calls for a binding treaty on the responsibilities of Transnational Corporations La Via Campesina Southern and East Africa (LVC SEAf) Statement | 03 April 2019 LVC SEAf as a member of the Southern Africa Campaign to Dismantle Corporate


Tackling Illicit Financial Flows and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

Tackling IFFs & BEPS  AIDC Economic Justice Program Parliamentary Submission| 20 March, 2019 In October last year the Alternative Information & Development Centre hosted a seminar on Illicit Financial Flows and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting. Following this the AIDC


Eskom and case against privatisation

Eskom and case against privatisation Amandla Compilation | 12 March 2019 To prevent Eskom’s looming bankruptcy, unbundling of the power utility has been put forward by government as strategic intervention to save the utility. But this proposal to break up


Rheinmetall Denel Munition’s Deadly Business

Rheinmetall Denel Munition’s Deadly Business By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 04 February 2019 Passion and excitement. According to a 2017 commercial by arms manufacturer Rheinmetall Denel Munition, that is what you should expect when you walk through


The Great Leap Forward – more of the same

The Great Leap Forward – more of the same By Hassen Lorgat | Amandla Issue 61/62 | 23 January 2019 The mining sector came into the news in late September when the Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, visited the

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