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Perspectives on Emerging Powers in Africa: December 2011 newsletter

Deborah Brautigam provides an overview and description of China's development finance to Africa. "Looking at the nature of Chinese development aid - and non-aid - to Africa provides insights into China's strategic approach to outward investment and economic diplomacy, even if exact figures and strategies are not easily ascertained", she states as she describes China's provision of grants, zero-interest loans and concessional loans. Pambazuka Press recently released a publication titled India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power, and Oliver Stuenkel provides his review of the book.
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Art for Humanity July newsletter

2012-07-15, Issue 593

The July edition of the Art for Humanity newsletter is available. The edition includes news on 'Dialogue Among Civilizations', 'Artwork by Amodou Kane-Sy and Poem by Marouba Fall', 'Youth Day 2012' and 'Art and Social Justice Workshops'. Click here.

Right to Know, Right to Education newsletter

2012-07-04, Issue 592

Idasa's Right to Know, Right to Education project has published its latest newsletter. The newsletter provides inisghts into the project impact and feedback from project partners involved with project implementation in Zambia and Kenya.

South Bulletin: Rio+20 Summit, the key issues

2012-06-20, Issue 590

This issue of the South Bulletin focuses on the Rio Plus 20 Summit to be held in 20-22 June in Brazil. Twenty years after the Earth Summit the world faces even more serious crises in the environment and the economy. Will Rio+20 do better in rising to the challenge of tackling the global crises? This issue of the Bulletin analyses the key issues to be decided at Rio, including reaffirming the Rio commitments, the Green Economy, sustainable development goals, finance and technology.

South Africa: Ndifuna Ukwazi release first e-newsletter

2012-06-06, Issue 588

South African social justice organisation Ndifuna Ukwazi have released their first e-newsletter. Visit the website through the URL provided to subscribe.

South Africa: Thinking Africa newsletter available

2012-06-11, Issue 588

The second issue of the Thinking Africa Newsletter for 2012 is available. Articles include: - uBuntu, the Law and Public Secrets - Conference on Land Practices reminder - uBuntu and Subaltern Legality - Programme of the Thinking Africa 'uBuntu: Curating the Archive' colloquium, 9-20 July 2012.

Global: Private Military & Security Companies newsletter

2012-05-06, Issue 583

The Private Military & Security Companies (PMSC) newsletter published by www.business-humanrights.org contains updates on the impact of these companies on human rights from around the world.

Kenya: Kenya Palestinian Solidarity Committee e-newsletters

2012-04-30, Issue 582

Kenya Palestinian Solidarity Committee supports the freedom struggle and the consequent establishment of a democratic secular state in the entire land of pre-l948 Palestine where Muslims, Christians and Jews choose to live together in political equality, justice and prosperity for all. They provide solidarity and link with local and international solidarity committees to create awareness of the struggles in the cultural, social, economic and political spheres in occupied Palestine through acitivities like information sharing, education campaigns, film festivals and public fora. They produce regular enewsletters on Palestine from Kenya and is an example of the solidarity coming from African countries. Visit http://solidaritynetkenya.blogspot.com/ or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kenya-Palestinian-Solidarity-Committee/114935828595839 for more information.

Africa: Kakuma News Reflector available

2012-04-17, Issue 581

The newest issue of the Kakuma News Reflector is now available online at www.kakuma.wordpress.com The Kakuma News Reflector (or KANERE) is a refugee free press devoted to independent reporting on human rights and encampment.

Mozambique Political Process Bulletin

2012-04-17, Issue 581

The latest issue of the Mozambique Political Process Bulletin is available and deals with anti-corruption legislation. To subscribe: tinyurl.com/moz-en-sub To unsubscribe: tinyurl.com/moz-en-unsub Previous newsletters and other Mozambique material are posted on tinyurl.com/mozamb

Global: Prison radio newsletter available

2012-03-12, Issue 574

The Prison Radio newsletter features posts about - and writing and commentary by - Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving life imprisonment without parole in the US for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, but whom many activists consider to be innocent. It also contains other news about prisoner campaigns and solidarity.

Global: INTERIGHTS Quarterly Update: Winter/Spring 2011/2012

2012-03-12, Issue 574

The latest INTERIGHTS Quarterly Update, a regular email containing summaries of recent news, including updates on litigation, events and publications, with links to full details on their website, is available. It contains news about the repeal of death sentences in Egypt, a ruling on hate speech against the LGBTI community in Sweden and news on resources and publications.

South Centre Bulletin Issue 58

2011-12-21, Issue 563

The latest issue of the South Bulletin has two major main issues: The Durban Climate Conference, and the WTO's 8th Ministerial Conference, both held in December 2011. The Durban conference has given rise to a new round of climate change negotiations,...

South Africa: November Biowatch Bulletin out

2011-12-07, Issue 562

The highlights of the November issue of the Biowatch Bulletin include a GM update for South Africa and an article on building resilience through farmer exchanges and seed rituals. To read the full issue and to subscribe to future editions, please vis...

Mozambique: News reports and clippings

2011-12-04, Issue 560

The latest edition of the Mozambique Political Process Bulletin has articles on corruption in Mozambique, the inability of coal mines to reduce poverty, the need for more jobs in Mozambique and much more. Visit the web address provided to subscribe t...

Global: Prison radio e-newsletters

2011-11-03, Issue 556

Prison Radio’s mission is to challenge unjust police and prosecutorial practices which result in mass incarceration, racism, and gender discrimination by airing the voices of men and women victimized by an unjust criminal justice system. Sign up for ...

Angola: Angola Monitor Issue 4/11

2011-10-30, Issue 554

The Angola Monitor covers the politics, economics, development, democracy and human rights of Angola. It is published quarterly by Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA). The latest issue covers the deportation of southern Africa civil society leaders, A...

We Have Faith climate newsletter available

2011-10-17, Issue 552

The latest edition of the 'We Have Faith - Act Now for Climate Justice' newsletter, which deals with climate change and news in the lead up to the COP17 event in Durban, is now available....

Global: Bracing for a new financial crisis

South Bulletin (South Centre, Issue 56, 3 October 2011)

2011-10-05, Issue 551

The latest issue of the South Bulletin focuses on the recent deterioration in the state of the global economy and the effects this will have on developing countries. Highlights include:...

INTERIGHTS Quarterly Update: Autumn 2011

2011-10-03, Issue 550

The INTERIGHTS Quarterly Update is a regular email containing summaries of recent news, including updates on litigation, events and publications....

Nigeria: Stakeholder Democracy Network newsletter

2011-08-08, Issue 543

Stakeholder Democracy Network produces a monthly news and analysis bulletin that is sent out via email. The August 2011 newsletter includes the following:...

South Centre, Issue 55, 11 July 2011

Capital flow booms and busts damaging to south

2011-07-27, Issue 542

This issue of South Bulletin focuses on the adverse effects of the boom and bust cycle in capital flows into and out of developing countries, which has caused adverse effects in many economies. After the financial crisis, capital flows resumed their ...

Art for Humanity: June/July 2011 Newsletter

2011-08-01, Issue 542

In this month’s issue: Dialogue among Civilizations News - Dialogue Among Civilizations Book Launch - Dialogue Among Civilizations Exhibition KZNSA Gallery 2011 - Dialogue Among Civilizations Exhibition Leeds 2011 - Pr...

Angola Monitor newsletter

2011-08-01, Issue 542

The Angola Monitor follows the progress of peace, stability, development and human rights in the country as it struggles to overcome the legacy of nearly three decades of war. Since the first multi-party elections in 1992, we have been monitoring the...

SA Reconciliation Barometer newsletter: Volume 9 Issue 2

2011-07-20, Issue 540

The issue includes: - ‘This place restored my dignity’: Stories of the Solms-Delta farm workers by Crystal Orderson - Struggle songs, heritage and reconciliation by Cecyl Esau - Employment Equity: Ticking Boxes or True Transformation? - Are we de...

Freedom Archives mailing list

2011-07-11, Issue 538

The Freedom Archives mailing list contains posting on general anti-imperialist news with an emphasis on analysis and non-traditional sources. Click on the URL provided to subscribe....

June 2011 Biowatch Bulletin available

2011-06-27, Issue 536

The latest issue of the Biowatch Bulletin is out and includes the following: - Planned US control of SA seed supply threatens food security - SA GM update - Biowatch comments on SA's climate change response Green paper - World Social Forum, COP ...

Justice in Nigeria Now newsletter

2011-06-19, Issue 535

The latest issue of Justice in Nigeria Now (JINN) newsletter contains the following posts: - Truth in Advertising: JINN's subvertisements tweak Chevron's ads - Listen to Nigerian women's leader Emem Okon - Watch what Emem Okon had to say after spe...

New edition of the Nyéléni Newsletter

2011-06-12, Issue 534

The following can be found in the new issue: - An in-depth look at the food price volatility and food markets - The launch of the People’s Food Policy in Canada - Voices and testimonies from Brazil and Mozambique - An update from the Internation...

Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter - June issue

2011-06-06, Issue 532

Fahamu’s Refugee Programme is pleased to announce the June issue of the Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, a monthly publication that provides a forum for providers of refugee legal aid. With a focus on the global So...

Subscribe to Farm Radio Weekly

2011-06-06, Issue 532

Farm Radio Weekly is aimed at broadcasters but the feature and news stories are relevant to anyone interested in agricultural development in Africa. The stories are written ready to be read out on radio. They deliberately focus on small-scale farmers, looking at how their lives and livelihoods are affected by innovation and change. Anyone interested can sign up online:...

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