This report results from a project undertaken by ActionAid South Africa and the Mine Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA) movement to conduct and scale-up social audit work in mine-affected communities, using this tool to hold both the state and private sector to account.
OSF-SA Special Call for Proposals: “A comparative analysis of Anglo Gold Ashanti’s human rights record in Southern Africa, West Africa and East Africa”
Investigating and documenting the human rights record of Anglo Gold Ashanti in Southern Africa, West Africa and East Africa with a view to understand entry points for civil society to initiate advocacy interventions and demand cross-border accountability for any violations at regional and continental levels.
President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Political Party Funding Bill into law. The signing of this Bill is a truly historic event in South Africa’s political history.
Join the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) and a panel of exciting analysts over breakfast to unpack what is said (and what is not) during the State of the Nation Address 2019.
Following the first OSF-SA Grantee Survey that OSF-SA concluded earlier this year and the recommendations included in the responses to that Survey from grantee organisations, we wanted to let you know that we have heard our grantees and that we will amend the process by which we accept grant applications to make it simpler for our grantees to apply for funding from OSF-SA.
Oxpeckers has published Mark Olalde’s 19-month data investigation exposing the lack of mine closures in South Africa.
Right2Protest Project’s (R2P’s) ‘The State of Protest Report’ examines the state of protest in South Africa from the period of October 2016 to September 2017.
Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) has released their 'Victimisation Experiences of Activists in South Africa' report, which is a qualitative research project documenting the experiences of activists in South Africa.
Mining MX reported on the recent awarding of mining licenses in Kimberley to thousands of ‘zama-zamas’ (artisanal and illegal miners), after several years of deadlock. This shift in public debate regarding artisanal mining in South Africa links to a project we initiated with our grantees, ActionAid South Africa and the Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI) at Wits University.
“What does ‘going to scale’ mean in poor communities in South Africa?” – IBP-SA’s Albert van Zyl explains
Albert van Zyl, Director of the International Budget Partnership (IBP) South Africa, recently wrote an article examining how progress goes to scale through activities undertaken by the organisation in South Africa.