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Division of Radiology
Room 16, C16
Groote Schuur Hospital
Observatory, 7925
Cape Town, South Africa

Administrative Assistant:
Ms Inge van der Ross
Tel: +27 21 404 4184
Fax: +27 21 404 4185

Neva Again: Book Talk and EP Launch in Berlin

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 10:34 -- T0067850

Prof Adam Haupt joined his co-editor, Dr Quentin Williams (University of the Western Cape), and artists King Voue (Bradley Lodewyk) as well as Eavesdrop (aka Monishia Schoeman) for a book talk and EP launch at Minor Cosmopolitanisms Weekend, a conference hosted at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (6-9 December, 2018) by University of Potsdam, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin.

A Victory for Communities Against Eviction in the Mining Context

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 10:19 -- T0018238

The Constitutional Court has recently handed down a judgment that has been hailed as a victory for communities who have faced eviction because of mining. The days of mining companies claiming to meet the consultation requirements of the relevant legislation by dealing only with traditional leaders rather than those directly affected are at an end. This article provides a quick overview of the most important aspects of the judgment for communities and landowners.

Neglect of Mining Areas: The case for Equitable Distribution of Resource Revenue

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 09:47 -- T0018238

The article portrays the standard of living and the deplorable conditions that exist in mining areas in Ghana. The Mineral Development Fund created by the government of Ghana has not been successful in ensuring that mining communities benefit sufficiently from mining revenues since development still does not take place. This article argues that part of the revenue that accrue to the nation from its minerals must be reserved for a national fund that is managed by a body that is not related to the state.