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Summary of the Campaigner Fellowship: The amandla.mobi Campaigner Fellowship is designed for writers and community organisers to receive training in best practice campaigning, intensive coaching and hands on practical experience in running campaigns. This 3 month full-time, paid Fellowship is open to Black women and non-binary people, and will be based at the amandla.mobi offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. There are 6 spots available for the Fellowship, which will run from 1 October 2018 to 21 December 2018. Read more

NGO Feminist Caucus Statement on Sexual Harassment 28 May 2018 #WeBelieveThem We, the undersigned Feminist collective, stand in solidarity with, and as a default, believe all womxn[1] who come forward, who report on their experiences of sexual harassment and assault. This includes cases that have already been reported in the media, and those who have not spoken about it. We applaud the incredible bravery it took for those who have spoken out thus far, especially with the knowledge that we live in... Read more

Position: Operations and Finance Manager Employment type: This is a 12 month fixed-term contract and is subject to funding availability Start date: Monday 16 July 2018 (negotiable) Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Deadline to apply: 3pm, Friday 25 May 2018. Late applications may be accepted at the organisations discretion Black women, non-binary people, people living with disabilities and LGBTIQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.   Summary of position: amandla.mobi is inviting applicants to join our small, but highly skilled team,... Read more

Honourable Committee Members, my name is Nqaba Mpofu. I represent amandla.mobi and today I speak on behalf of over 47,000 people who signed their name to the following statement: “We the undersigned completely reject the proposed VAT increase and call on you as our elected leaders to scrap the VAT increase for 2018/2019. The Standing Committee on Finance should consider each of the undersigned names as an individual submission which categorically rejects the VAT increase in the Fiscal Framework and... Read more

Position: Full time Web Developer Start date: As soon as possible Location: Anywhere in South Africa Overview of the position The Online Progressive Engagement Network (www.the-open.net) and amandla.mobi (www.amandla.mobi) seeks a full-time Web Developer to provide direct service to our organisations, as well as two other NGOs based in Europe. OPEN, amandla.mobi and the other NGOs are focused on social, economic and environmental justice. We are looking for a mid-level full-stack developer with expertise in Git, skilled in web frameworks... Read more

Preamble: We are constantly hearing reports of women experiencing rape and abductions and all manner of abuse when traveling by taxi. While some politicians have denounced this violence, this is not enough. But unless we turn public outrage into real action by our leaders, we will continue to live in fear. Because women and children commuters expect safe, pleasant and reliable commuting in taxis and on any other public transport in Mzansi, Soul City in collaboration with other women centred... Read more

In less than a week the Fees Commission will stop receiving public comments on how to fund higher education in Mzansi. Given historical challenges, and the quest for justice by the Fee Must Fall movement, we have to use this opportunity to call for a transformed and decolonized education system. Click here to send your submission directly to the Fees Commission: https://goo.gl/rzmPdG Read more

We delivered the names of over 26,000 people to government's Telecommunications Portfolio Committee. Our voices were heard, with President Zuma announcing at SONA that "lowering of data costs is uppermost in government's policies and plans" [1][2]. But our leaders have failed to commit to our demand of at least a 50% cut in the price of data, or outline a concrete plan and timeframe. We won't make #DataMustFall happen overnight, but the amandla .mobi team will continue to monitor government's plans and work with you... Read more

Our thoughts are with the families of Lily Mine workers. This Monday 27th February marks the beginning of an inquiry into the cause of the horrific collapse that left Pretty Nkambule, Solomon Nyerende and Yvonne Mnisi trapped underground at Lily Mine, for over a year. The inquiry into the cause of the avoidable collapse is set to last about 3 weeks; but it is widely expected to ensure truth, justice, and due compensation for the families, and all those affected. Read more

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has released its Green Paper on International Migration. As part of a public consultation process, we have until the 30th of September 2016 to submit comments on the Paper [1]  Positive aspects of the Green Paper - The Green Paper calls for the further decolonising of South Africa’s immigration policy, and to address the bias that favour immigrants from Europe over African countries. - The low-skilled regional work visa proposal, if properly implemented and... Read more