South Africa

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Abahlali baseMjondolo: Connexipedia Article
Article
A shack-dwellers' movement in South Africa.
African Mine Workers' Strike of 1946: Connexipedia Article
Article
A strike, by mine workers of Witwatersrand, which started on August 12, 1946 and lasted around 1 week. The strike was attacked by police and over the week, at least 1,248 workers were wounded and at l...
African Odyssey Turns to the South: The Great Migrations
Pitron, Guillaume
Article
2012
Chronicles the economic hardships faced by Africans and the means they take to alleviate their suffering.
After the Party: Corruption and the ANC
Feinstein, Andrew
Book
2009
Andrew Feinstein is a former member of the African National Congress, and a critic of corruption within the congress. In his analysis, Feinstein discusses things such as the repression of debate withi...
Aggett, Neil: Connexipedia Article
Article
South African physician and labour activist who was tortured and killed by the apartheid 'security forces'. (1953-1982).
Apartheid: The Facts
IDAF Research, Information and Publications Department
Book
A comprehensive handbook on the current situation in South Africa, bringing together detailed, up-to-date information in an easily accessible form, with the use of numerous maps, graphs, diagrams and ...
Apartheid: The Story of a Dispossessed People
Pheko, Motsoko
Book
1986
This is a moving and informative piece of work on South Africa. The authoR rejects the 'empty land' theory when the colonists settled in. He proves irrefutably that the history of Azania does not begi...
Apartheid's Violence Against Children
International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAFSA)
Book
1987
This text is the General Working Document of the International Conference on Children, Repression and the Law in Apartheid South Africa, held in Harare, 24-27 September 1987. It shows how apartheid af...
Banking on South Africa
Film/Video
1977
A film about Canadian banks making loans to the apartheid government of South Africa.
The Black Student Rebellion of 1976
Nieftagodien, Noor
Article
2016
A defining feature of the 1976 uprising was the decisive entry of black students onto the stage of history. Until the 1960s, the number of Africans in schools remained relatively low. But the urban Af...
Canada, Namibia and You
Article
1976
Pamphlet to aid letter writing campaign against S. Africa's occupation of Namibia.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Pilot Copy, February 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
Canadian Policy Towards Southern Africa:: An Ecunemical Concensus Paper
Article
1976
Paper presented to government officials detailing position on racial oppression in S. Africa.
Church Presentation to the Annual Meetings of Three Canadian Banks: Re: Loans to South Africa
Article
1976
A statement questioning the morality of loaning money to a racist South African government.
The Civic Movement in South Africa: Popular Politics, Then and Now
Mayekiso, Mzwanele
Article
1997
The tradition of democracy within the progressive movement in South Africa remains alive and well, judging not only by the recent, high-profile contestation of ANC provincial elections, but also by gr...
Class and Colour in South Africa 1850-1950
Simons, H.J.; Simons, R.E.
Book
1969
A historical and sociological overview which provides a critical analysis of the Labour and National movements in South Africa and explores how and why the white working class traded its socialist pri...
Communalism and Socialism in Africa: The Misdirection of C.L.R . James
Hirson, Baruch
Article
1989
The theoretical confusion of the left when confronted with class struggles in backward societies goes back to the polemics in Russia before the revolution of 1917: an issue resolved in practice but le...
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Library: Africa Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
Connexions Other Voices - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
Critique of Nonviolent Politics: From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Book
1984
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
Development Education Project: Canadian Complicity in South Africa and Chile
Article
1977
A description of the cooperation of several small groups to educate the Canadian public about corporate involvement in South Africa.
Do I Divest?
Tutu, Desmond
Article
2002
If apartheid ended, so can this occupation, but the moral force and international pressure will have to be just as determined.
Ecologist Special Report: Why mining and violence are inextricably linked
Finkeldey, Jasper
Article
2017
The South African government is currently embarking on streamlining decision-making processes in mining. To many this sounds like more top-down decision-making at the expense of those communities that...
Female Well-Being: Toward a global theory of social change
Billson, Janet Mancini; Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn (eds.)
Book
2005
Fighting Apartheid: A Cartoon History
International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAFSA) and UNESCO
Book
1989
South Africa: where one of the most repressive political systems of modern times exists. A system which deprives the black majority of all basic rights while the white minority enjoys a monopoly of po...
Five Steps from D.C. to Jo'burg: Against The Current vol. 87
Ngwane, Trevor
Article
2000
1. Take Washington D.C. to Johannesburg. What the youth and other activists in the U.S.A. have done, must be repeated here in South Africa. Of course, it will not be parrot-like, it will have to take ...
Forced Removal: The Division, Segregation, and Control of the People of South Africa
Unterhalter, Elaine
Book
1987
Forced Removal gives the facts behind the physical uprooting of millions of black people in South Africa. It describes the various forms that removals have taken during the different phases of aparthe...
Forward to a mass workers' party in Southern Africa
Whittaker, Shaun
Article
2014
The conference of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), held in December 2013, was indisputably a momentous occasion in the struggle in South Africa. It epitomizes an extraordina...
The Freedom Charter
Article
1955
Adopted at the Kliptown Congress of the African National Congress.
From Apartheid South Africa to Palestine: "To Exist is to Resist"
Bond, Patrick
Article
2010
The growing support for Palestinian liberation via BDS reminds of small but sure steps towards the full-fledged anti-apartheid sports, cultural, academic and economic boycotts catalyzed by Brutus agai...
From one apartheid state to another: Israel's secret military alliance with apartheid South Africa
Gowans, Stephen
Article
2010
Israel regarded the relationship as based on more than just convenience, but on a common position as colonial oppressor, under pressure from national liberation movements. The two countries shared "un...
Gandhi's Truth: On the origins of militant nonviolence
Erikson, Erik H.
Book
1969
An examination of the life, vision, and actions of Mohandas Gandhi.
Gatsha Buthelezi: Chief With a Double Agenda
Mzala
Book
1988
Operating from within the South African government's bantustan system, Gatsha Buthelezi, chief minister of the KwaZulu 'homeland', presents himself as a leading opponent of apartheid but resoultely op...
The Green Book
Article
1979
Report of the Politico-Military Strategy Commission to the African National Congress National Executive Committee, 1979.
Health and environmental victories for South African activists
Bond, Patrick
Article
2009
In South Africa, major advances in health and the environment during the 2000s were only won by social activists by removing the profit motive.
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
Hirson, Baruch - Writings - Index
Hirson, Baruch
Article
Writings of Baruch Hirson (1921-1999).
'I KNEW I WAS WITNESSING A TERRIBLE EVIL'
Malik, Kenan
Article
2016
Today marks 50 years since the South African apartheid government declared District Six, in the heart of Cape Town, a 'whites only' area from which all non-whites would be forcibly removed.
If This is Treason, I am Guilty
Boesak, Allan A.
Book
1989
Allan Boesak has been in the forefront of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa and has been increasingly recognized as a political as well as a religious leader. This collection of addresses...
Imperial silences: From Rhodes to Surabaya
Newsinger, John
Article
2016
The campaign last year to have the statue of Cecil Rhodes removed from Oriel College, Oxford, has provoked more discussion of the British Empire and its crimes than we have seen for many years. Rather...
In Hebron, a South African Compares Israeli Occupation to Apartheid
Weiss, Philip
Article
2006
Israelis have generally blinded themselves to the apartheid in the back yard because if they did acknowledge it they would have to do something. This complacent blindering recalls the American south d...
Inside Quadro
Trewhela, Paul
Article
1990
Is Israel an Apartheid State?: Rhetoric or Reality? Summary of a Legal Study by the Human Sciences Research council of South Africa
Article
2010
Do Israel's practices in occupied Palestinian territory, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, amount to the crimes of colonialism and apartheid under international law?
Israel offered Nukes to Racist South Africa for Use on Black Neighbors
Cole, Juan
Article
2010
The implication, that Iran must be stopped because it would proliferate to neighbors, may come back to haunt pro-Israeli propagandists, given Tel Aviv's own secret role in attempting to proliferate nu...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israeli refusers follow South African footsteps in the struggle against apartheid
Vardi, Sahar
Article
2009
Shministim are conscientious objectors. We are Israeli high-school graduates who refuse conscription into the military, and are repeatedly imprisoned as a result. We will not take part of the occupati...
The Land Grabbers: The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
How Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheikhs, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.
The Left and South Africa's Crisis: Against The Current vol. 160
Ashley, Brian
Article
2012
An interview with Brian Ashley, the editor of the South African journal AMANDLA!
Liberation, Then What?: Against The Current vol. 124
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2006
In a lucid contribution to our understanding of contemporary Africa, David Seddon and Leo Zeilig recently charted that continent's two waves of popular protest and class struggle over the last 40 year...
Local Places In the Age of the Global City
Keil, Roger, Wekerle, Gerda R., Bell, David V.J. (eds.)
Book
1996
The contributors to Local Places look at the complex social, economic and political contexts of cities in the 1990s and suggest that cities and urbanity, while part of the problem, also need to be con...
Mandela, Nelson: Connexipedia Article
Article
Anti-apartheid leader, first black to be elected President of South Africa. (Born 1918).
My Fight Against Apartheid
Dingake, Michael
Book
1989
Imprisoned for 15 years on Robben Island in 1965, Michael Dingake's autobiography clearly reveals how his whole life has been bound up with the struggle for liberation in South Africa. His story, full...
Mzwanele Mayekiso's Township Politics
Klinker, Julie
Article
1997
Given the inadequate media coverage of the new South Africa, it is easy to forget about the ordinary citizens who were always the strength of the anti-apartheid struggle.
The National Question in South Africa
Diepen, Maria Van (ed.)
Book
1988
The national question in South Africa is a complex and controversial one. Who comprises the nation? Are there not, in fact, two nations? Does South Africa constitue a special form of colonialism? What...
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Nelson Mandela: The Struggle Is My Life
Book
1990
This is an updated account of Nelson Mandela's speeches and political writings from both his days as leader of the African Congress Youth League in 1944 to his release from prison in 1990. The excerpt...
Nelson Mandela's Long Walk
Desai, Ashwin
Article
2014
A look at Nelson Mandela's book, "Long Walk to Freedom" in the context of the apartheid regime in South Africa in the 1980s.
The Next Liberation Struggle: Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in Southern Africa
Saul, John S.
Book
2005
An indispensable guide to understanding how the resources of that era can be used to contribute to real liberation for the region and for the continent of Africa as a whole.
No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way: Voices from Symphony Way
Book
2011
Accounts from Symphony Way pavement dwellers, joined together in an anti-eviction campaign, living in shacks insisting that the government provide permanent housing.
The No-Nonsense Guide to HIV/AIDS
Usdin, Shereen
Book
2003
This book gives an overview of the origins of HIV, the ways in which it spreads, the profits made by drug companies, women's special vulnerability and the positive action being taken by people and com...
No. 46 - Steve Biko
Bernstein, Hilda
Book
Steven Biko was the forty-sixth person to die in security police detention in South Africa. But, for the first time, the inquest revealed full and horrifying details of how political detainees are tre...
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid?: A re-assessment of Israel's practicies in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law
The Middle East Project, Democracy and Governance Program
Article
2009
A study of the Israel-Palestine situation from the standpoint of international law.
An Open Letter to the President of the Ford Motor Company of Canada
Article
1979
The Ford Motor Company of Canada is the parent company of Ford South Africa. Through Ford South Africa, Ford of Canada sells vehicles to the South African Military and police. The taskforces on the Ch...
Political Developments in South Africa: Against The Current vol. 161
Amandla!
Article
2012
An excerpt from the South African journal Amandla! regarding current political events in South Africa.
The Politics of South Africa: The Transition to Democracy
Hinshaw, John
Article
1998
OVER THE PAST few years, South Africa has undergone the dramatic political transition from apartheid to non-racial democracy. As one might expect in a country where racial and economic inequality is s...
Race, Class & the Apartheid State
Wolpe, Harold
Book
1990
The rise of mass political opposition has put in question all the major issues of social change-relationship of race and class, challenges to apartheid in the economy and the nature of the state.
A Reply to B'nai Brith's Manifesto Denouncing CUPE-Ontario's Boycott of Israel
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
Article
2006
Why supporting the global campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid is the right thing to do.
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid
Hartley, Paul
Article
2013
Two leading activists of the fight against Apartheid, Ruth First and Joe Slovo, for the first time have received a comprehensive biography.
SA xenophobic attacks: A view from below
Mjondolo, Abahlali
Article
2015
The attacks on African migrants in South Africa are connected to oppression of poor black people in general. To prevent the poor from organizing and standing up to their real enemies, the state is tac...
SADCC: Problems and Prospects for Disengagement and Development in Southern Africa
Amin, Samir; Chitala, Derrick; Mandaza, Ibbo (eds.)
Book
1987
These writings represent an African perspective on an organization SADCC (South African Development Co-ordination Conference) seen as a hopeful augury of a more prosperous and genuinely independent Af...
Sanctioning Apartheid
Edgar, Robert
Book
1990
A useful guide to the background of apartheid and understanding current developments, particularly the success of the mass democratic movement in weakening racist policy.
Side By Side
Joseph, Helen
Book
This is the story of Helen Joseph, one of the most famous South African women to campaign against apartheid. One of the accused in the infamous Treason Trial of the 1950s, and the first person to be p...
'68: The Year of the Barricades
Caute, David
Book
1988
Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening aro...
The Socialist Register 1972: Volume 9: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1972
The Socialist Register 1973: Volume 10: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1973
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
South Africa: A Time to Act
Article
1978
This action kit is meant to be a contribution to an understanding of the South African situation. In addition to its five sections, the kit's cover poster contains a map of the ten "Bantu Homelands" a...
South Africa After Marikana - Interview: Against The Current vol. 161
Weissman, Susan
Article
2012
Suzi Weissman interviews Leonard Gentle.
South Africa: Redouble Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality
Burnett, Patrick
Article
2009
Maternal health has been under the spotlight in South Africa after an analysis of maternal deaths was released in July showing an increase in the country's maternal mortality rate. Researchers found t...
South Africa: The Peasants' Revolt
Mbeki, Govan
Book
1964
"To understand the conditions of the Africans in rural South Africa, how bantustan policy affects them and the underlying reasons for the policy, there are a few books as comprehensive and authoritati...
South Africa Windows on Washington: Against The Current vol. 87
Bond, Patrick
Article
2000
The World Bank! Haai! Is the Devil! Haai haai! This was the chant -- accompanied by that South African activist war-dance, the toyi-toyi -- that my comrades Trevor Ngwane and Molly Dhlamini introduce...
The South African Disease: Apartheid Health and Health Services
de Beer, Cedric
Book
1988
This book shows that disease in South Africa is connected at every turn with the unequal distribution of the country's resources. Case studies reveal how South African society has created disease amon...
South African trade union congress supports CUPE boycott of apartheid Israel
COSATU
Article
2006
South African workers will never forget the support given by the Israeli state to the apartheid South African regime. In the same way we will never forget the thousands of acts of solidarity of ordina...
South African Workers Tackle Neoliberalism: Against The Current vol. 143
Bond, Patrick; Banda, Azwell
Article
2009
Can the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) be credited with a sudden high-profile career change — from central banker to academic — by Tito Mboweni? The Reserve Bank Governor made ...
South Africa's Deadly Decade of HIV Denial: Against The Current vol. 111
Bond, Patrick
Article
2004
The African National Congress has returned to power with an overwhelming majority in South Africa's third post apartheid democratic election. With millions of South Africans dying early because of AI...
South Africa's Political Change: Against The Current vol. 90
Bond, Patrick
Article
2001
On December 5, slightly less than half of South Africa's registered electorate went to the polls, and Thabo Mbeki's ruling African National Congress (ANC) emerged with just under sixty percent support...
South Africa's short memory
Harding, Jeremy
Article
2015
The migrants so recently attacked in South Africa almost all came from neighbouring countries that paid a high price in death and ruin for supporting anti-apartheid struggles.
Soweto: The Fruit of Fear
Magubane, Peter (foreword by Desmond Tutu)
Book
1987
On June 16,1976, school children in the sprawling townships of Soweto took to the streets in protest. They were met by brute force -- tear gas and bullets. Peter Magubane relates the events surroundin...
Special Report: Truth, Justice and Reconciliation
Smith, David; Tremlett, Giles; Hodal, Kate; Franklin, Jonathan; Borger, Julian; Brodzinsky, Sibylla
Article
2014
An examination of how countries around the world affected by civil war or internal conflict have approached justice.
Stop hate rape!
Hendricks, Pepe
Article
2014
Hate crimes, homophobia and discrimination against queer people are global phenomena that are common practice. This situation is especially experienced in Africa and the Middle East where harsh and pu...
The Struggle for South Africa: Volume 1: A Reference Guide to Movements, Organizations and Institutions in the 80's
Davies, R; Dlamini, S; O'Meara, D
Book
1984
This updated new editon of Zed Books' two-volume reference guide on South Africa covers events since 1984 during which the low-intensity armed struggle has grown into a national insurrection. Volume 1...
The Struggle for South Africa: Volume 2: A Reference Guide to Movements, Organizations and Institutions in the 80's
Davies, R; Dlamini, S; O'Meara, D
Book
1988
Volume 2 of this valuable reference guide examines the forces making up and supporting the national liberation sturggle and organized opposition to the regime.
To end the occupation, cripple Israeli banks
Crawford-Browne, Terry
Article
2010
The international banking sanctions campaign in New York against apartheid South Africa during the 1980s is regarded as the most effective strategy in bringing about a nonviolent end to the country's ...
Township Politics: Civic Struggles for a New South Africa
Mayekiso, Mzwanele
Book
1996
It is with the ordinary citizens of our cities, towns, and villages that I rest my greatest hopes and expectations. Their role in South Africa and elsewhere has been inspiring, and it is in the whole ...
Violence and Nonviolence in South Africa: Jesus' Third Way
Wink, Walter
Book
1987
In this provocative work, Walter Wink suggests that the injunctions of the 'Sermon on the Mount' which seem to counsel passivity in the face on injustice were actually deliberately mistranslated by Bi...
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Book
2003
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
When the Unimaginable Happened: Mandela: the Movie
Avnery, Uri
Article
2013
Mandela: the Movie is a very accurate film, depicting what actually happened in South Africa, and one cannot help thinking about it again and again.
Whither South Africa?
Magubane, Bernard; Mandaza, Ibbo
Book
1988
"The growing disagreements among the rulers, and the mounting resistance of the ruled, creates very favorable objective and subjective conditions for revolution in South Africa," stated Mr. N.M. Sharm...
Will ANC government ever prosecute South Africans in Israeli Army?
Cottle, Eddie
Article
2015
When South African security services prevented a Cape Town girl from boarding a plane allegedly to join ISIS, many South Africans were pleased but at the same time surprised at how swift the reaction ...
World Bank: It's the Pits for the Poor: Against The Current vol. 87
Bond, Patrick
Article
2000
In early May, a National Reparations Conference opened by Njongonkulu Ndungane, the radical Archbishop of Cape Town who succeeded Desmond Tutu, resolved to demand that the World Bank and International...
World Cup 2010: Showcase South Africa: Against The Current vol. 132
Ross, Sam
Article
2008
September 15, 2007, marked the beginning of a 1,000-day countdown to the 2010 International Federation of Football Associations World Cup hosted by South Africa, the first African nation ever to host ...
World Cup Woes for South Africa: Against The Current vol. 147
Desai, Ashwin; Bond, Patrick
Article
2010
The overspending, crony capitalism and increased poverty the majority of South Africans now suffer are taking the fun out of the beautiful game, soccer. According to leading researcher Udesh Pillay of...

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Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
MATCH International
To promote the welfare of women in Canada and overseas, by funding projects, while ephasizing a feminist vision of development.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...

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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

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Africa's Worst New Internet Censorship Law Could be Coming to South Africa
Malcolm, Jeremy;
2015
Only once in a while does an Internet censorship law or regulation come along that is so audacious in its scope, so misguided in its premises, and so poorly thought out in its execution, that you have...
Cape Town's death industry: 'If you’re buried here, it's as if they threw you away'
Saverin,Diana
2015
The Xhosa people make up the vast majority of Cape Town's black population, spending most or all of their lives in the South African city. Saverin narrates why the people living there don't want to be...
Failed neo-liberalism sees SA sleepwalking into a revolution
Nkosi, Redge
2013
Two decades into democracy the outcomes of our economic system and its policy framework are unambiguous: increased poverty, increased inequality, increased unemployment, escalating costs of living and...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
2009
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Marikana massacre: the untold story of the strike leader who died for workers’ rights
Davies, Nick
2015
In 2012 a strike at the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa ended when police opened fire, killing 34 miners. Investigations have revealed one rebel leader died trying to broker a peaceful solution...
South Africa under apartheid
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Apartheid was a system of legal racial segregation enforced by the National Party government in South Africa between 1948 and 1994, under which the rights of the majority 'non-white' inhabitants of So...
South African Copyright Review is Overdue, Pioneering, and in Parts Completely Absurd
Malcolm, Jeremy
2015
In our campaign against the TPP's Copyright Trap, we are fighting back against a proposal to extend the term of copyright in six countries around the Pacific rim from 50 to 70 years after the death of...

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Embassy Row Online
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Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
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South African Education Project Newsletter
Periodical profile published 1982
Jim Kirkwood
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
The United Church of Canada, through its Division of World Outreach, recently created the South African Education Project (SAEP).
TCLSAC Reports
Periodical profile published 1980
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1980