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Webinar: The future of Ingonyama Trust: Substantive Accountability in a Post-Covid era

By LARC The Land and Accountability Research Centre (UCT) in conjunction with the Nelson Mandela Foundation will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday the 25th of November entitled: The future of Ingonyama Trust: Substantive Accountability in a Post-Covid era.

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S.A’s Lockdown due to Covid 19’s effect on rural women

By Nomonde Phindani 2020 has been a very challenging year and has had a particularly negative impact on rural women. The following piece highlights some of the social, political and economic challenges rural women have encountered. 

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The politic of blood

By: New Frame The repression and abandonment of impoverished people continues unabated in South Africa, consigning them to lives that cannot flourish and deaths that pass unnoticed among the elite.

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VIDEO NEWS: Another assassination of anti-mining activist

By LARC On Thursday the 22nd October Fikile Ntshangase was shot dead in her home. She was a grandmother and opposed the expansion of a coal mine that had robbed many community members of their graves, livelihoods and deep connections to their ancestors and rural identity.  In this video the lawyers involved and other commentators …

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Government promise that ‘700,000ha of state land will be redistributed’ raises more questions than answers

By Katlego Ramantsima Could this announcement be just another political strategy to win the people’s favour for the next elections?

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