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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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I am sick of my anti-terrorism kit

Watching the same old circus act play out at Dubai International Airport passport control is enough to make Azad Essa want to scream.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ugly repercussions of the beautiful game

South Africa's clean-up before the 2010 World Cup is sweeping away homes and people's livelihoods.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Inner Conflict

As a radio program thats always in search of new horizons, this weeks co-host is a pioneering reporter from Somalia Ahmed Abdisalam Adan who explains the most recent conflict in his country from his HornAfrik newsroom bunker in the capital, Mogadishu. From here, we step out into the line of fire in search of successful campaigns to rid the world of war and weapons. Johan Galtung a global warrior for non-violent resolution to conflict sets-out a world without armies; Kameelah Rasheed gives a…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Deemed dispensible

We allow animal species, languages and customs die out at our peril.…

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‘When I was gone, she sent her memory.’

Thoughts on Bessie Head – an African woman.…

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An important victory against water privatization in South Africa

Some great news coming out of Johannesburg in the battle against water privatization. A High Court Judge has ruled the city's controversial usage ofprepayment water meters unconstitutional. This is a tremendous victoryfor those fighting water privatization in South Africa, andparticularly for residents of townships such as Soweto where the use ofprepayment meters has restricted people's access to water drastically.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fat cats and foul play

Azad Essa is unimpressed with FIFA’s friendly feline, mascot of the soccer World Cup this June.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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I Am A Rebel

People worldwide dedicated the month of January to celebrating the life of poet and activist Dennis Brutus.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ban the World Cup!

Alan Hughes, self-confessed football fanatic, calls for the 2010 World Cup to be banned… here’s why.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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