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Women’s Economic Justice: Putting women at the centre

Feb 09th, 2015

As the world reconsiders development models, which are intended to bring equitable and sustainable development to communities, it is sad to note that there has largely been an understatement – and in some cases total blindness – of...

BUWA: Women’s Economic Justice
Observation of Media Conduct during the 2014 Malawi Tripartite Elections
Jun 19th, 2014

Observation of Media Conduct during the 2014 Malawi Tripartite Elections

A seven-person Southern African Editors’ Forum (SAEF) mission comprising editors from Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa,...

Southern Africa Resource Barometer
Jan 13th, 2014

Southern Africa Resource Barometer

Globally, the scramble for access to, and development of, natural resources has intensified,...

BUWA! - Feminism and Culture
Jan 08th, 2014

Feminism and Culture

The latest edition of Buwa! is out now focussing on Feminism and Culture in southern Africa with great articles from across the...

Kimberley Process conference report - Through an African Lens
Oct 30th, 2013

Through an African Lens: Reimagining responsibilities and definitions in a changing mining sector

Timed to coincide with the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme Intersessional meeting in...

Land, biodiversity and the extractive industries in southern Africa
Sep 17th, 2013

Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa

In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally,...

High Cost of Congolese Gold - Poverty, abuse and the collapse of family and comm
Aug 30th, 2013

High Cost of Congolese Gold

In its first ground breaking research report into artisanal gold mining in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the...

The Healthy Community Radio Station
Jul 03rd, 2013

The Healthy Community Radio Station

Community radio stations are an important part of the media landscape in many countries. They make up one part of a three-tier...

Money, Power & Sex: The paradox of unequal growth in Africa
Jun 19th, 2013

Money, Power & Sex: The paradox of unequal growth

Inequality has long been the forgotten crisis, regarded in passing – just as tourists and politicians gaze absent-mindedly over the...

Silenced and Forgotten: Setting HIV & AIDS agenda
Mar 06th, 2013

Silenced and forgotten

The impact of the HIV and AIDS epidemic is felt hardest by the individuals who are infected or affected by the disease, and in...

Role of education sector in providing care to OVC in Lesotho and Swaziland
Mar 05th, 2013

Role of education sector in providing care and support to OVC in Lesotho and Swaziland

As the HIV epidemic continues to unfold across southern Africa, countries are still struggling to find effective means to address...

Pre-trial detention custody time limits: Ensuring compliance in Malawi
Jan 16th, 2013

Pre-trial custody time limits in Malawi

Many pre-trial detainees in Malawi will spend months or even years in detention – without being tried or found guilty. An audti of...

Angola's Oil Industry Operations
Oct 30th, 2012

Angola's oil industry operations

Angola’s oil production drives an enclave economy that enriches wealthy political elites and leaves the masses in dire poverty,...

Buwa - Sex and Health
Oct 23rd, 2012

Sex and Health

The third issue of Buwa! focusses on sex and health in southern Africa as Alice Kanengoni explains in her editorial.

Impact of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) on the Promot
Oct 03rd, 2012

Impact of the EITI on transparency and accountability in southern and East Africa

On 21st May 2012, the first regional conference for southern and East Africa on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (...

Win win partnership? China, Southern Africa and Extractive Industries
Aug 13th, 2012

Win win partnership?

China has prioritised Africa as a strategic partner at both the political and economic level and already its drive for raw...

SADC PF Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures in southern Africa
Mar 08th, 2012

Benchmarks for Democratic Legislatures

The re-introduction of multi-party politics in the early 1990s in Africa led to a renewed interest in institutions of democracy....

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