We need a real “Alternatives to Mining” Indaba

We need a real “Alternatives to Mining” Indaba

By Farai Maguwu and Christelle Terreblanche. Originally posted by Pambazuka News You could be forgiven for thinking you were attending a side-event at Cape Town’s glitzy annual Mining Indaba in early February, when the opening panel of a civil society meeting repeatedly stressed how crucial mining is for Africa’s ‘development.’...