Consultation Meeting

Date: 8 February 2016

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town Upper Eastside 31 Brickfield Road Woodstock, Cape Town South Africa

Time: 18:30-20:30

Objectives of the event:

In November 2015, UN Women Multi Country Office in collaboration with the hosted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Human Sciences Research Council, the UN Women Multi Country Office and the […]

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What broke the dam?

Date: 8 February 2016

Time: 18h00

What Broke the Dam?

Dozens of people died when a tailings dam burst in Mariana Gerais state, causing a mudslide on 5th November 2015. It is just one example of the environmental damage caused by mining companies in Brazil. Our partners in Brazil tell us that “it is time to recognize that the […]

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The Impact of industrial gold extraction on socio-economic development

Date: Monday 8 February 2016

Time: 18:30 – 20:00

Venue: Queens at Double Tree Hotel, Woodstock, Cape Town

Speakers Chairperson: Ichumile Gqada (OSF-SA)

The Impacts of industrial gold extraction on socio-economic development in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe

Prof. Kennedy Kihangi Bindu, Université libre des Pays des Grands Lacs
Darlington Muyambwa, Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association

Mineworkers, communities and the hidden […]

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Lunchtime Screening: The Shore Break

Tuesday 9 February 12:30 – 13:30,

Central 3

The AMI is pleased to have the opportunity to host a lunch time screening of this award-winning local documentary.

In the Amadiba area, on South Africa’s stunning Wild Coast, the Pondo people have tended their traditional way of life for centuries. Nonhle, a young local eco-tour guide, is a staunch […]

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Tax Me If You Can Launch

Date: 9 February 2016

Time: 18:30 – 20:30 (cocktail event after)

Venue: Double tree by Hilton, Upper Eastside Hotel, Woodstock, Cape Town

The main objective of launching the Tax Me If You Can Campaign at the Alternative Mining Indaba is to raise awareness around the tax injustices that are prevalent in South Africa due to the tax avoidance […]

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The Price of Gold

We’re grateful to the Open Society Foundation for South Africa and the Treatment Action Campaign for making it possible for the AMI to host a portion of Thom Pierce’s powerful exhibition The Price of Gold, a photographic journey through South Africa and Lesotho to photograph sick miners seeking justice from the gold mines.

The exhibition will take place in […]

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