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Government must confront, not deepen, structural inequality

Aninka Claassens, Nolundi Luwaya In this time of crisis our leaders are pursuing laws that enable dispossession along the very fault lines engineered by colonialism and apartheid.

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Land reform and restitution amidst Covid-19 (Podcast)

On 6 May 2020, LARC Director, Nolundi Luwaya, had a conversation with Tumisang Ndlovu from Power FM about land reform and restitution amidst COVID 19.

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A Threat More Deadly than Covid-19

Save our Imfolozi Wilderness Keeping safe against Covid-19 is a challenge in Somkhele, where lack of water is a serious issue, but how do you protect yourself against a hail of bullets through your kitchen and bedroom windows after dark where your children are in bed asleep?

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#EarthCrimes – The dirty white elephant, Part Three: Limpopo, The Weakest Link

Sam Sole Conflicted Limpopo agencies charged with policing a proposed Chinese-run industrial zone are not up to the task. Exhibit A: the wildly skewed operator agreement.

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#EarthCrimes – Limpopo’s dirty white elephant, Part Two: The dodgy designation

How a Chinese company hijacked the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone. Documents obtained via an access to information request show that shady Hong Kong businessman Yat Hoi Ning boarded the strategic economic zone (SEZ) train without a ticket.

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