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Regional Conference to Debate Strategies for Building Democratic Developmental States for Economic Transformation in Southern Africa

Africa is the only region unlikely to meet the Millennium Development Goal on halving poverty by 2015. Lacking basic infrastructure, much of the continent relieson fortuitous events such as periodic high commodity prices, occasional good rains, and whimsical aid. Why has Africa’s development lagged behind other regions? The regional conference Building Democratic Developmental States for […]

SADC Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax with 2014 Drivers of Change Award Winners

2014 Drivers of Change Award Winners Announced

Driving change requires determination, passion, resilience, effort, courage and above all caring. These were the words of the Southern Africa Trust Executive Director, Bhekinkosi Moyo, as he delivered the welcoming address at the Mail & Guardian and Southern Africa Trust Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change Awards 2014. “Our nominees for the various […]

Accessing and Portability of Social Security Benefits in the Mining Sector

The Southern Africa Trust and the Ford Foundation, in collaboration with the Southern Africa Miners’ Association (SAMA) will be convening a two-day regional dialogue from February 27 to 28, 2014, on the access and portability of social security benefits by migrant mine workers and their dependents. Portability of social security benefits is the ability of […]