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South Africa

17th May 2021

The African Earth Jurisprudence Collective: Navigating towards a Resilient Future

A new article, written for the Global Tapestry of Alternatives, explores the emergence of the African Earth Jurisprudence Collective and how this dynamic group of practitioners is helping African Indigenous… Read More

3rd November 2020

Denouncing the murder of Fikile Ntshangase

It is with outrage and grief that we share this press release relating the murder of Earth Defender and grandmother Fikile Ntshangase, an outspoken opponent of coal mining in Somkhele,… Read More

22nd March 2019

‘Water is Life’ Toolkit- New online platform to support water defenders resisting mining

Media Release. 22/03/2019 – World Water Day 2019   “You cannot separate the land from the water, or the people from the land.” – Lynn Noel. On World Water Day 2019,… Read More

21st January 2019

Reflecting on Systemic Change, with Method Gundidza

“Our task must be to free ourselves … by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”- Albert Einstein This… Read More

29th October 2018

Landmark victory in South African Constitutional Court for mining-affected communities!

Today we are celebrating, alongside our friends and allies in South Africa, a landmark ruling in South Africa’s Constitutional Court that “will fundamentally shift the power dynamics between mining-affected communities… Read More

18th October 2018

South African Earth Defender Nonhle Mbuthuma comes to London

From the 19-26th of October, we will welcome South African Earth Defender Nonhle Mbuthuma to the UK for a series of events highlighting her community’s struggle to protect their lands and… Read More

13th November 2017

Rise, Resist, Renew: Alternatives to Mines and Money

Join us in London for a week (25- 30th November) of events and creative actions led by Earth Defenders from around the planet. Together we’ll contest the annual Mines and… Read More

31st March 2015

Usiko win Youth Excellence Awards for work with Young People

We’re pleased to share the news that our South African partner Usiko have been recognised at the Youth Excellence Awards for Facilitating Youth Transitions and Change. They were thrilled to… Read More

15th July 2014

Save the iMfolozi Wilderness Area in South Africa – Urgent Action Needed

Please sign the petition and say NO to the Fuleni Anthracite project! We are shocked and saddened to be sharing the news that the historic iMfolozi Wilderness Area in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi-Park(HiP) of… Read More

24th May 2013

Mphatheleni Makaulule Awarded Global Leadership Award in New York

We are thrilled to share the news that in a ceremony taking place in New York this evening, South African indigenous leader Mphatheleni Makaulule will be awarded a Global Leadership… Read More