The Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD) convened a gathering of activists across the rural and urban sectors in Cape Town on Sunday and Monday, 9 and 10 September 2018. The workshop was followed by a march to the National Assembly.
LARC’s documentary film This Land tells the story of the Makhasaneni community’s struggle against the mining of iron ore on their land in KwaZulu-Natal. Decades ago, induna Dludla the local leader, lodged a land claim on behalf of people who […]
Reuters correspondent Ed Stoddard has taken a deep dive into the power politics of the politically connected elite that controls the revenues and opportunities that come with mining in rural areas and sees communities starting to test their strength. “A […]