Communique from the eighth SADC People’s Summit

Communique from the eighth SADC People’s Summit

We the more than 250 representatives of grassroots movements, community-based organizations, peasant and small farmers movements, faith based organizations, women’s organizations, labour, student, youth, economic justice and human rights networks and other...
Voices from Marikana

Voices from Marikana

“They killed us with hippos” Eyewitness account (interpreted from SeTswana): ‘They killed us with Hippos. These Hippos arrived here, ran over people. People ran the opposite side (gestures towards ‘Killing Koppie’)…and the police...

Time to stop the tax cuts

‘There is no money!’ This is the standard response to the demands with which the government continues to be bombarded by people whose basic needs have still not been met after nearly 20 years of post-apartheid rule. People in South Africa are angry and...

We don’t want your development

The people of Mpondoland are determine theird to save their land from mining by an Australian company which wants to tear apart their pristine coastal dunes to mine titanium. Four years ago, they succeeded in reversing a decision to allow the destruction of the Wild...