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12 02, 2019

‘In Good Company?’ 3rd Edition

2019-02-12T08:51:24+02:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , |

The third edition of our publication ‘In Good Company?’ focuses on understanding the current benefit-sharing system in South Africa’s mining industry and navigates opportunities for equitable sharing of revenues with affected communities.

8 02, 2019

ActionAid South Africa Baseline Social Audit Report

2019-02-12T08:56:57+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

29 01, 2019

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”

2019-02-18T14:11:17+02:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

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.

24 01, 2019

MVC welcomes signing of Political Party Funding Bill

2019-01-24T10:16:34+02:00Categories: Grantee News and Publications|Tags: , , , |

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.

22 01, 2019

Between the Lines: #SONA2019 (Un)interrupted

2019-01-23T09:41:59+02:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: , , |

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.

16 11, 2018

Announcement on 2019 Grant Cycle Calls for OSF-SA

2018-11-16T15:20:00+02:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications|

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.

1 10, 2018

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

2019-02-12T08:54:05+02:00Categories: 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+02:00Categories: 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+02:00Categories: 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

2019-02-12T08:54:21+02:00Categories: 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.