An open letter to finance minister Enoch Godongwana about SA’s international loans

Oxfam South Africa's interim executive director, Louisa Zondo, among other civil society leaders appeals for transparency and consultation ahead of the minister's first budget speech.

New SAIIA paper highlights IMF’s role in supporting South Africa’s just transition

Global finance organisation the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has an important role to play in supporting South Africa’s just transition away from fossil-fuel dependence, independent [...]

The World’s 10 Richest Men Doubled Their Fortunes During Covid-19

Economic Justice Lead for Oxfam South Africa Thembinkosi Dlamini spoke to Sebenzile Nkambule about their report on global inequality that says that the pandemic has made the world's wealthiest [...]

Women on Farms Project demands wealth tax

Further information depending on layout: The Women on Farms Project will be picketing outside Parliament to demand the introduction of a wealth tax head of Wednesday's budget speech. They are [...]

COVID-19 in South Africa: The intersections of race and inequality

Author: Vuyokazi Futshane, Project Officer- Mining and Extractives, Economic Justice Programme at Oxfam South Africa A year after the World Health Organization first declared COVID-19 a global [...]

NeST Monitoring & Evaluation Framework for South-South Cooperation: Why it Matters?

by Marianne Buenaventura Goldman, Project Lead: South- South Cooperation The issue of the accountability of development cooperation is met with growing concern by citizens based in Southern [...]

On Women’s Month, I Think of My Mother, and Many Other Women Like Her

By Busiswa Nyume -Senior Projects Officer As we celebrate Women’s month, I sadly think about one phenomenal woman: my mother who passed away at a tender age of 56. She raised seven children all [...]

The Effects of El Nino on land reform farmers –Polokwane, Limpopo ?

By Tanaka Nazare (Research and Programmes Assistant) An estimated 40 million people have been affected by El Nino in Southern Africa. This number has increased from 28 million since the beginning [...]

Our Constitution, the buffeted staffrider of the world?

By: Ayabonga Cawe, Economic Justice Programme Manager ‘Patient because history is on their side, these masses do not despair because today the weather is bad. Nor do they turn triumphalist when, [...]

Our vulnerability is our power

By Kwezilomso Mbandazayo (Women’s Rights and Gender Justice Programmes manager) On the 7th of May 2016, I sat around with sisters and reflected on the meanings of the rape trial that was supposed [...]

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