OSISA Angola - U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SCE) submission

OSISA Angola - U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SCE) submission

By Elias Isaac

A letter to the U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SCE) related to DOD-Frank 504 lobbying for the oil companies is pressuring exemptions for Angola. 

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

By Alice Kanengoni

GDP tool and model is macho and masks inequalities – especially gendered inequalities. 

Role of Britain and British extractive companies in Africa

Undermining Africa's wealth

By Claude Kabemba

Britain's role in extracting continent's resources

Justice must be part of post-2015 development framework

Development needs justice

By George Soros

Access to justice must be part of post-2015 agenda

Commemorating Gukurahundi

By Pindai Dube

There are many things that Zimbabweans are still too scared to speak about in public and that the government is very keen to keep buried. But the most sensitive issue by far is Gukurahundi – the codename for a brutal military operation in Matabeleland in the 1980s that left over 20,000 civilians dead.

Of particular importance is Section 62 (1) and (2) of the Constitution which for the first time, establishes the human right of access to information.

Dumisani Moyo | Mar 23rd, 2015
Wealth of Nations website

Africa is losing money. Wealth of Nations works with the continent’s leading journalists and media organisations to expose those responsible for abusing tax and plundering assets. 

Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa
Timothy A. Wise

Can land grabs by foreign investors in developing countries feed the hungry? So says the press release for a recent, and unfortunate, economic study. It comes just as civil society and government delegates gather in Rome this week to negotiate guidelines for “responsible

Guy Stubbs / Independent Contributors / Africa Media Online
Rekopantswe Mate
This paper seeks to do describe how feminists have responded to the challenges and opportunities of the neoliberal global economic order. I proceed by briefly defining neoliberalism, noting its
Lizane Louw / Inde pendent Contributors / Africa Media Online
Rudo Gaidzanwa
Feminism is political, seeking to influence, shape and exercise a degree of power over events in order to further the interests of different types of women.

Thabileng Mothabi

While Zambia’s is undergoing rapid development, it still faces food security challenges, but a joint research project is looking at how these can be tackled, looking forward to how countries in southern Africa can achieve sustainable forms of development, as envisaged by the

Sipho Malunga, OSISA Director, chats SADC-ESN delegates.
Levi Kabwato

Free, fair and credible elections in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) remain a prerequisite to democratisation, members of the SADC Electoral Support Network (SADC-ESN) have reaffirmed.

Hoolo Nyane

This piece provides the analytical updates of the election starting with the 27th February 2015 – the day before election. It provides the overview of the key electoral dynamics of the day and the implication for the credibility of the March 28th election.

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