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Feminism and Culture

Jan 08th, 2014

“I am not a feminist because I cannot divorce myself from my cultural context and also because feminism is not practical in my culture, and is for the elite.” This was the response given by one young woman at the start of OSISA’s annual regional feminism training...

BUWA! - Feminism and Culture
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...
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,...

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,...

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 &...

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 

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...

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...

Southern Africa Resource Barometer
Jan 13th, 2014

Southern Africa Resource Barometer

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

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...

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-...
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,...

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...

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...

Zambia - Democracy and Political Participation
Aug 29th, 2013

Zambia - Democracy and Political Participation

Zambia: Democracy and Political Participation provides a comprehensive review of the state of democracy and popular participation...

Consultative Conference on Peace Agreements and Conflict Minerals in the DRC
Aug 29th, 2013

Consultative Conference on Peace Agreements and Conflict Minerals in the DRC

The Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) organised a major consultative conference in Kinshasa on 2-3 May, 2013 to discuss the...

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