Communities Demand the Right to Consent

Communities Demand the Right to Consent

In 2002, the government adopted the Minerals Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) without including rights for communities who, have, and would continue, to face the worst consequences of mining operations. The Bill which had taken its inspiration from an...
Zama-Zama`s Fight For The Right To Work

Zama-Zama`s Fight For The Right To Work

Zama-Zama`s Fight For The Right To Work Exposes Policies That Seek To Benefit The Elite The primary objectives of the Minerals Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA), which governs the mining Industry, are to: Promote equitable access to the nations mineral and...
Decolonising Work

Decolonising Work

Decolonising Work – A case for Zama-Zama`s “Decolonisation is the process of revealing and dismantling colonial power in all its forms, this includes dismantling the hidden aspects of those institutions and cultural forces that had maintained the colonialist’s power...
ASM`s Are Here To Stay

ASM`s Are Here To Stay

ASM`s Are Here To Stay And Cannot Be Hidden Underground In the mining industry, a distinction exists between large-scale mining (LSM) and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).  Artisanal mining usually refers to purely manual mining conducted on a very small-scale,...