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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'.

19 05, 2018

Press Statement: SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONS

2018-06-27T11:03:06+00:00Categories: Information, Expression and Accountability Programme, Justice, Equality and Rights Programme, OSF-SA News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , |

OSF-SA does not tolerate any form of harassment or sexual misconduct, and we expect the organisations we support to hold themselves to the same standard.

7 05, 2018

An Evening with Sisonke Msimang

2018-06-27T11:03:15+00:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: , |

Join us at the Book Lounge for an evening with Sisonke Msimang. Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country. Event details Date: Monday 21 May 2018 Time: 17:30 for 18:00 Location: The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Cnr Buitenkant and Roeland Street RSVP: booklounge@gmail.com OR 0 Read more >

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.

21 03, 2018

MACUA Launches Petition for the Right to Reject Mining in Xolobeni

2018-06-27T11:03:31+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: 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.

8 02, 2018

South Africa, We Need to Talk

2018-06-27T11:03:47+00:00Categories: Information, Expression and Accountability Programme, OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: , , |

#SONA2018 may be postponed, but the conversation must go on Our Post #SONA2018 Analysis has been postponed, but be sure to join the Mail & Guardian, OSF-SA and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation for breakfast to talk about the current state of affairs with a panel of expert analysts Lukhona Mn Read more >

1 02, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED: OSF-SA Special Calls Now Open Until 20 February 2018

2018-06-27T11:03:54+00:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications|Tags: |

This call closed at 17:00 on 20 February 2018  OSF-SA currently has extended the deadline for two new special calls. Please see topics, deadlines and links to the full calls below: 1. DEVELOPING AN OPEN SOCIETY APPROACH TO LAND AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION IN SOUTH AFRICA OSF-SA seeks a partner to Read more >

31 01, 2018

The Open Society Foundation for South Africa and Ilan Godfrey Launch Photographic Project ‘The Platinum Belt’

2018-06-27T11:04:06+00:00Categories: OSF-SA News and Publications, Research and Advocacy Unit|Tags: , , , , , |

Photographer Ilan Godfrey and the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) have launched a new website called 'The Platinum Belt'  which investigates the human, social, environment and health costs of platinum mining in South Africa. Godfrey is an award-winning South African photogra Read more >