Botswana accepts San as indigenous to the Okavango Delta

Botswana accepts San as indigenous to the Okavango Delta

38th Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee gave its approval to inscribe the Okavango Delta as Botswana’s second World Heritage Site. 

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

GDP tool and model is macho and masks inequalities – especially gendered inequalities. 

Report on San in Namibia twenty years after independence

San in Namibia

Struggle for rights goes on

Searching for his soul

Telling heroes tales

Restoring the soul of the Khoi-San

Role of Britain and British extractive companies in Africa

Undermining Africa's wealth

Britain's role in extracting continent's resources

At the rate at which Simon Bright is churning out films about African rulers, the filmmaker might soon get the moniker of 'chronicler of power'. After his 2011 documentary, Robert Mugabe…What Happened?, Bright has moved down south to Swaziland to make The King and The People

OSISA and The Indigenous World 2013
Delme Cupido | Sep 04th, 2014

In the recently released report by the The International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), “ The Indigenous World 2013”, the work of OSISA’s Indigenous Peoples Rights Programme and our grantees features prominently.  This is a significant achievement as this report is widely considered to be one of the most influential and authoritative sources of information

Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa

Can land grabs by foreign investors in developing countries feed the hungry? So says the press release for a recent, and unfortunate, economic study. It comes just as civil society and government delegates gather in Rome this week to negotiate

Suddenly it dawned on me that today is Mandela Day, and that all these people had woken up early to pay their homage to the great icon and perhaps fulfill their 67 minutes of community service. 

OSISA, UNDP, ENDA launch Sustainable Land Management Awards

OSISA, in partnership with UNDP Equator Initiative, and ENDA held a ground breaking ceremony for the Equator Prize for Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 17

Investigation by civil society into mining investments in the Democratic Republi

How the mining companies Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold and GlencoreXstrata and their audit firms Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte favour tax evasion in DRC

GDP is Macho and Keeps Women Poor

GDP tool and model is macho and masks inequalities – especially gendered inequalities. 

Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of Filipe Nyussi. Most Mozambicans don’t know much about him either. But it’s time to start learning because unless something goes very wrong, Nyussi will be Mozambique’s next