The abc of mine closure

The abc of mine closure

October 2022 Dear Friends, on 18-19 October, the Bench Marks Foundation held its annual conference on the burning issue of mine closure. The two days meeting was attended by mining affected communities, activists and other “stakeholders”.Mpho Matsemela, a...
Nothing has changed for the better things are worse

Nothing has changed for the better things are worse

August 2022 Dear Friends, the August bulletin once again has much to think and reflect upon. In the last few months, we kept you abreast with our work particularly in Marikana and, in this edition, we talk of our visit to the area. In addition, we try to provide some...
Who is the Peoples Media Consortium?

Who is the Peoples Media Consortium?

The People’s Media Consortium (PMC) aims to contribute to the promotion and protection of human, democratic and labour rights by strengthening the media and organising capacity of poor communities and unemployed/vulnerable workers in South Africa to take up their own...