Coastal Links activists face water crisis and access to fishing grounds

Coastal Links activists face water crisis and access to fishing grounds May 2020 Eastern Cape Inyanda affiliate, Coastal Links, reports that coastal communities in the province have the added lockdown burdens of access to adequate water supply, as well as access to local fishing grounds for food supply. In early April three youths from the … Read more

food and farming challenges in the Eastern Cape

Inyanda trying to get around food and farming challenges in Eastern Cape May 2020 Inyanda affiliates in the Eastern Cape have in recent years been at the forefront of advancing agro-ecology and empowering small farmers in the production of food. A training and testing site in Berlin at the offices of Ilizwi Lafama, is also … Read more

Call for government to probe farmworker death

Media Statement 4 March 2020 Call for government to probe farmworker death Khanyisa Educational and Development Project, an affiliate of Inyanda Land Movement, has called on the Department of Labour to conduct a full investigation into the death of a farmworker on a citrus farm near Patensie in the Eastern Cape. Rowado Pakamisa died on … Read more

Covid-19 Crisis in the Republic of South Africa

MEDIA STATEMENT     24 March 2020     Covid-19 Crisis in the Republic of South Africa The Inyanda National Land Movement supports the announcement by our President Cyril Ramaphosa, in calling for a 21 day lockdown of South Africa starting at mid-night on Thursday 26th, March 2020. We supported it because we think that … Read more

Commercial farmers dice with lives of workers

Media Release 9 April 2020 Commercial farmers dice with the lives of workers It is with grave sadness that CSAAWU has learnt of the fatal accident on the N1 earlier this week in which nine farm workers  lost their lives. The accident happened between De Doorns and Touwsriver when the workers were being transported on … Read more

Statement on South Africa’s stimulus package

Media Statement 23 April 2020 The National Trust for Community Outreach and Education [TCOE] statement on South Africa’s stimulus package as announced by President Ramaphosa on 21 April 2020. COVID-19 represents a global social and economic crisis unseen in a 100-years, and South Africa is not immune to that. As TCOE, we acknowledge the deep … Read more