Reflecting on the local government elections

Feedback from participants at the TCOE Leadership held in June 2011 The TCOE Leadership School was recently held in Port Elizabeth, and its key objectives to: deepen understanding of the nature and extent of poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in South Africa; explore the concepts of neo-liberalism and globalisation and its impact on the world and … Read more

Cala University Student’s Association 2010 Review

In 2008 we watched as the financial crisis culminated in protests against high food prices in various countries in both developed and developing countries. By that time, the phenomenon had become commonly known as a global financial crisis. Although there were initially claims that South Africa was not affected by the financial crisis, it later … Read more

Zingisa Educational Project 2010 Review

  Zingisa Educational Project has a long history of working with the rural poor in the Amatole District Municipality.  Our experience over the years has convinced us that there is an urgent need to re-conceptualise the export-oriented farming model.  We believe that this model of farming is completely inappropriate for low-resourced farmers, particularly in a … Read more

Itireleng Development and Educational Project Trust

2010 was a year the country and most of its citizens will never forget. South Africa staged one of the world’s biggest events and leading up to this World Cup spectacular, the country underwent massive infrastructure development of stadiums, roads-networks, the construction of the Guatrain rail link between Johannesburg international and Sandton, the upgrading of … Read more

Khanyisa Educational and Development Trust

Khanyisa’s area of operation is the Cacadu District (Eastern Cape, South Africa) in the Koega and Sundays River municipalities. Commercial agriculture is the dominant industry in these areas, with citrus and game farming being the biggest activities. The current farming practice is by its nature exclusionary as it only absorbs labour at certain times of … Read more

Protes teen die voortgesette skut van vee

Protes teen die voortgesette skut van vee Grondaktiviste en kleinboere van Grabouw, Stellenbosch, Greyton, Riviersonderend, Barrydale en Robertson het mekaar in die strate van Caledon ondersteun op Maandag 13 Februarie.   Owerhede het die Mawubuye Lane Rights Forum toestemming gegee om ‘n plakkaatbetoging te  hou 100 meter van die Caledon-landdroshof. Die protes is ondersteun deur kamerade … Read more