1 10, 2018

Oxpeckers and Mark Olalde’s “Coal mines leave a legacy of ruin”

2018-10-01T12:59:33+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Oxpeckers has published Mark Olalde’s 19-month data investigation exposing the lack of mine closures in South Africa.

12 09, 2018

Right2Protest Project’s ‘The State of Protest Report’

2018-09-12T09:32:17+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications|Tags: , , , , |

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.

10 09, 2018

Centre for Applied Legal Studies’ ‘Victimisation Experiences of Activists in South Africa’ report

2018-09-10T09:48:41+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

4 09, 2018

Regularising informal artisanal mining in South Africa

2018-09-04T11:32:29+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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.

7 08, 2018

“What does ‘going to scale’ mean in poor communities in South Africa?” – IBP-SA’s Albert van Zyl explains

2018-08-07T09:18:12+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

26 07, 2018

Inaugural Prudence Mabele Award – International AIDS Conference 2018, Amsterdam

2018-08-02T10:15:32+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme|Tags: , , |

The Inaugural 2018 Prudence Mabele Prize in Gender Justice and Equity (multi year endowment by Open Society Foundations and Ford Foundation in partnership with the Positive Women’s Network of South Africa).

23 07, 2018

Prudence Mabele Prize presented to South African sex work activist Duduzile Dlamini at AIDS 2018

2018-07-27T08:03:42+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme|Tags: , |

Prudence Mabele Prize presented to South African sex work activist Duduzile Dlamini at AIDS 2018.

2 07, 2018

OSF-SA Grantees Feature: Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018

2018-07-05T13:43:11+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Information, Expression and Accountability Programme, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , |

The Mail & Guardian recently published their annual ‘200 Young South Africans’ list. The Open Society Foundation for South Africa is proud to announce that 12 of our grantees have team members featured on 2018’s list of changemakers.

26 06, 2018

Full Disclosure – The Truth About Mining Rehabilitation in South Africa

2018-06-27T11:01:39+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications|Tags: , , , , |

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), an OSF-SA grantee, recently released a series of reports entitled 'Full Disclosure – the truth about mining rehabilitation in South Africa'.

6 04, 2018

“Why giving South Africa’s chiefs more power adds to land dispossession” – Sonwabile Mnwana

2018-06-27T11:03:24+00:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

Traditional authorities in South Africa are facing growing resistance from communities who are challenging the practice that gives them power to make decisions over communal land without consulting community members.