2 07, 2018

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

2018-07-05T13:43:11+02:00Categories: 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+02:00Categories: 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+02:00Categories: 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.

21 03, 2018

MACUA Launches Petition for the Right to Reject Mining in Xolobeni

2018-06-27T11:03:31+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , , |

The Xolobeni community on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape are in court fighting for the right to reject an application by an international mining firm to mine titanium in their community. The decision on this, and other applications, rests with the government. Mining-affected communities a Read more >

6 03, 2018

Preliminary Study on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in South Africa

2018-06-27T11:03:38+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

This research study provides a first look at the landscape of the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in South Africa, its challenges and opportunities to contribute to socioeconomic development. The study was commissioned by Open Society Foundation (OSF) for South Africa.

5 12, 2017

African Monitor Discusses Illicit Financial Flows on SAfm

2018-06-27T11:05:50+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

OSF-SA grantees African Monitor and the Economic Justice Network hosted a three-day meeting on Illicit Financial Flows on 22-24 November 2017. The South African mining sector has seen an increase in illicit financial activities that have resulted in billions of rand leaving the country yearly Read more >

3 11, 2017

Oxpeckers Associate Wins Top Environmental Media Award for #MineAlert Project

2018-06-27T11:06:00+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|

Two years of chasing data on mine closures across South Africa were rewarded when Oxpeckers Associate Mark Olalde won the Written Media category of the prestigious annual SAB EnviroMedia Awards on October 24 2017.

7 07, 2017

OSF-SA Grantees Feature: Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2017

2018-06-27T11:06:35+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Information, Expression and Accountability Programme, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme, Research and Advocacy Unit|

Every year, coinciding with Youth Month, the Mail & Guardian releases a list of 200 South Africans under 35 who have done exceptional work in their fields as well as aim to uplift South African society. The Open Society Foundation for South Africa is proud to announce that eight of our gr Read more >