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  • Swaziland: Sugar not so sweet for the workers in Swaziland

    By admin | October 28, 2016

    The gruelling and unhealthy working conditions that Swaziland’s Read the rest of this entry »

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    UK should be proud of its support for International Development

    By admin | October 27, 2016

    The Guardian newspaper makes a strong and positive case for the UK to be Read the rest of this entry »

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    Angola Monitor: Oil price crash, yellow fever outbreak and much more

    By admin | October 20, 2016

    The Angola Monitor is our quarterly look at the politics, economics, development and human rights issues in Angola. Each issue is produced in English and Read the rest of this entry »

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    Walter Hain, prominent anti-apartheid campaigner and ACTSA member dies aged 91

    By admin | October 18, 2016

    Walter Hain, a prominent anti-apartheid campaigner, member of ACTSA and father of  ACTSA Honorary Vice President Peter Hain, has died peacefully in Neath aged 91. Read the rest of this entry »

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    The European Commissioner for Trade Responds to ACTSA Briefing Paper

    By admin | October 17, 2016

    The European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, has written to Jude Kirton-Darling MEP regarding the ACTSA briefing paper Swaziland’s Downward Spiral. Our full response to Commissioner Malmström is available here.

    While we appreciated the Commissioner’s response, we have raised a number of concerns Read the rest of this entry »

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    Campaigning for Rights and Development in the 21st Century – the Legacy of the Anti-Apartheid Movement

    By admin | September 29, 2016

    Join former Chair of ACTSA, Lela Kogbara, Christabel Gurney, of the AAM Archives Committee and ACTSA NEC, John Hilary, former Executive Director of War on Want and many other special guests for Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: High Court Declares Controversial Anti-Terrorism Law Unconstitutional

    By admin | September 19, 2016

    Swaziland’s Suppression of Terrorism Act, which has been used by government to ban political groups opposing King Mswati’s rule, has been Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: ACTSA hands in action cards to the Commonwealth

    By admin | September 9, 2016

    On Swaziland’s Independence Day (Tuesday 6 September), we handed in 500 signed action cards at the Commonwealth Secretariat. The cards call on the Commonwealth to Read the rest of this entry »

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    Southern African Development Community’s governance in tatters as Swazi King elected chair

    By admin | August 26, 2016

    Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) argues that, by allowing Swaziland to be its new Chair, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has severely harmed its credibility.

    SADC will hold its 36th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government in Read the rest of this entry »

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    The Marikana Massacre: four years on

    By admin | August 16, 2016

    Between 11-16 August 2012, 44 people were killed around the Marikana platinum mine, near Rustenburg, about 2 hours north-west of Johannesburg. 34 miners who had gone on strike were Read the rest of this entry »

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