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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 how the majority of the world population...

BUWA: Women’s Economic Justice
Apr 07th, 2015

Afropolitanism

Our answer was quite simply that we wanted to help shift the conversation on Africa and offer a space for discussing and showing Africa outside the stereotypical tropes.

Jan 24th, 2015

A Survey Report on the application of bail and bond in Zambia

Incarceration should be used only as a measure of last resort on the basis of proportionality and reasonableness. Many defendants around the world are unable to secure their right to freedom.  

Concept Note - Equator prize for sustainable land management in Sub-saharan Afri
Jun 20th, 2014

Concept Note - Equator prize for sustainable land management in Sub-saharan Africa award ceremony

As a contribution to the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought and the work of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the Equator Initiative/UNDP, OSISA and ENDA will host a high-level event on June 17th 2014 in...
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, Swaziland and Zambia including the SAEF executive director based in Namibia, travelled to Malawi on 16-23 May 2014 to...

Investigation by civil society into mining investments in the Democratic Republi
Jun 09th, 2014

Enquete de la societe civile sur les investissements miniers de Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) et Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) en RDC

Comment la Gécamines,  Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold et Glencore Xstrata ainsi que les firmes d’audit  Ernst & Young, Deloitte et PricewaterhouseCoopers favorisent des évasions fiscales en République Démocratique du Congo

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Where does Malawi go from here?
Jun 06th, 2014

Where does Malawi go from here?

Quick reflections on the 2014 elections and what they mean for the future of democracy in Malawi 

Investigation by civil society into mining investments in the Democratic Republi
May 22nd, 2014

Investigation by civil society into mining investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo

How the mining companies Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold and GlencoreXstrata and their audit firms Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte favour tax evasion in DRC

Democracy and Public Participation in Malawi
Mar 27th, 2014

Democracy and Public Participation in Malawi

The AfriMAP report finds ample evidence to suggest that democracy in Malawi is working, albeit with some obvious challenges – and makes a series of recommendations to address these.

Pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe
Feb 28th, 2014

Pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe

This analysis of the criminal justice system and conditions of pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe was conducted to better understand the variance between the policy and legislative frameworks that govern pre-trial...

Southern Africa Resource Barometer
Jan 13th, 2014

Southern Africa Resource Barometer

Globally, the scramble for access to, and development of, natural resources has intensified, partly due to rising demand from emerging economies. This trend has been reflected in commodity prices, which are at...

Myths and Mining: The reality of resource governance in Africa
Jan 10th, 2014

Myths and Mining: The reality of resource governance in Africa

There are two economic realities on the African continent today. You will find the first one in World Bank, IMF and Africa Development Bank reports – and in articles across the globe about ‘Africa Rising’. This...

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 region

African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY)
Nov 11th, 2013

African Disability Rights Yearbook

The editors African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY) are pleased to announce the publication of inaugural issue of this peer-reviewed journal.

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 Kimberley, the Southern Africa Resource Watch...

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, the law can play a vital role in regulating and protecting communities from adverse environmental and social impacts of...

Better land use, better future for all
Sep 17th, 2013

Better land use, Better future for all

This booklet describes a major initiative to partner with civil society to enhance sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan Africa

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