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15 Mar 2017
 
 
Turning tide against cross-border crime
KZN Office of The Premier
Yesterday, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Jacob Zuma visited Umhlabuyalingana Local Municipality as part of efforts aimed at fighting cross border crime.  He was accompanied by...
 
 
10 Mar 2017
 
UNODC: South African Department of Justice launches National Dialogue to address Gender-based and Sexual Violence in South Africa
STATEMENT
The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) supports the launch of an integrated and comprehensive National Dialogue by the South African Department of Justice and Constitutional Development with key...
 
 
09 Mar 2017
 
Indigenous, Disabled, Imprisoned - the Forgotten Women of International Women’s Day
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As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, I think of “Merri,” one of the most formidable and resilient women I have ever met. A 50-year-old Aboriginal woman with a mental health condition,...
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
TAC: Will the 2017 budget address the health system crisis?
STATEMENT
South Africa is facing an ongoing crisis in the public healthcare system. The 2015 General Household Survey indicated that seven in every ten households use public clinics and hospitals. However,...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
SADTU: SADTU on the budget speech 2017
STATEMENT
The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has noted the 2017 Budget delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. The Budget lacks the radical economic transformation as announced by the...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
DoF: Pravin Gordhan: Address by Finance Minister, during the Budget Speech 2017, Parliament, Cape Town (22/02/2017)
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I have the privilege to present our Government’s budget for the fiscal year 2017/18, and the framework for the next three years.
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by President of South Africa and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, on the occasion of Armed Forces Day, Durban (21/02/2017)
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Let me begin by extending our deepest condolences to the families of the three naval officers and three staff members of the Department of Public Works who lost their lives tragically late last...
 
 
14 Feb 2017
 
DA: Wilmot James : Address by DA’s Shadow Minister of Health, during the State of the Nation (SONA) Debate, Parliament (14/02/2017)
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Last Thursday, Speaker Baleka Mbete refused to hold a moment of silence for the 94 South Africans who died in her government’s care.
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
Politicians must account for the deaths of 94 psychiatric patients in South Africa
THE CONVERSATION
The local government minister for health in Gauteng, South Africa’s wealthiest province, resigned on Tuesday 31 January just before the release of a report into the deaths of 94 mental health...
 
 
02 Feb 2017
 
TAC: TAC demands full accountability for Life Esidimeni tragedy
STATEMENT
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) welcomes the report of South Africa’s Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, into the Life Esidimeni tragedy in Gauteng. The devastating report titled “The...
 
 
01 Feb 2017
 
NUMSA: NUMSA statement on the passing of mentally ill patients
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, (NUMSA) is outraged at the passing of 94 mentally ill patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni to twenty-seven different NGO...
 
 
24 Jan 2017
 
Do fewer than 20% of Nigerians have access to oral health care services?
AFRICA CHECK
Do fewer than 20% of Nigerians have access to oral health care services? The country’s health minister, Professor Isaac Adewole, claimed so at an event to mark the 2016 National Oral Health Week in...
 
 
23 Jan 2017
 
GCIS: Response to DA claims
STATEMENT
The Ministry of Health has noted with concern the statement by the DA suggesting that the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi have made an unlawful request to the Council for Medical Schemes...
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
The African towns falling into decline and poverty after mining companies use resources then exit
THE COVERSATION
The town of Fria in Guinea was built around bauxite mining in 1957. It used to have good facilities: water, electricity, schools, housing and hospitals. But since the last company mining there...
 
 
10 Jan 2017
 
 
 
The case for a billionaire tax
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Ending extreme inequality to end poverty has no lack of policy options: from corporate tax reform to investment in health and education, and from raising the minimum wage to ending gender...
 
 
 
                       
 
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