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Civil Society statement on the ANC National Conference

The ANC’s 54th National Conference on Saturday is an historic opportunity to acknowledge and reverse growing poverty and inequality, disintegrating social cohesion and the devastating failure of the government’s land reform programme, which shows increasing signs of capture by politically connected elites.

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Is mining the ultimate purpose of life?

The discovery of minerals can be more of a curse than a blessing for rural communities with a history of living on – and off – the land of their ancestors. Since the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act separated the ownership of minerals from the ownership of the surface soil, communities in South Africa’s …

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