South Africa

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Right2Know Campaign

By Meshack Mbangula (EEO Chair person) A meeting was held on the 31-07-2012 at Civicus called by the Right2Know campaign group. It was all about the to free communication and information. Since our Government is now using the new technology of internet and smart phone. The question is how many […]

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The Rasta’s Struggle against the Mines

Rastafarian movement in Chaneng Colleen Raphata (Chaneng)) The movement started in 1985, was formed by Rasta Buti who was from Moletsane in Soweto.  He grouped young men in Chaneng to form the movement this was a way to stop the Bophuthatswana government. So he grouped up Rasta Mmope (chairperson), Lucas […]

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The Wetland in Bophelong

By Aka Tsele In Bophelong, Gauteng (south of Johannesburg) there is a school called Emfuleni Primary which was built in 2008.this is a first primary inside the small location called Muvahango here in Bophelong. A year later after that school was opened we recognised that the place where that school […]

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What is Monitoring School?

The purpose of monitoring school is to empower communities with the knowledge of monitoring impacts of corporations that are operating in their areas. Often communities are the one that feels the impact of corporations more than anyone else. This happens because communities live, work and play close to this company […]

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