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25 March 2017
                       
 
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10 Mar 2017
 
 
South Africa’s grant scandal exposes myths about how the state should run things
THE CONVERSATION
The social grants scandal rocking South Africa has been greeted with understandable shock. It’s also challenged two popular ideas about how government should operate. The first is that...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
Makhura to speak at launch of Anti-Racism Week
What's On
Members of the media are invited to the official launch of the concept for Anti-Racism Week 2017 on Wednesday, where Gauteng Premier David Makhura will give the keynote address. Date: 8 March 2017...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
Eskom: Eskom KwaZulu-Natal reaches electrification milestone of 40 000, and counting
STATEMENT
Eskom has electrified over 40 000 households in KwaZulu-Natal by the end of February, with the uMkhanyakude District leading the way with over 13 000 connections. Eskom’s Group Executive for...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
 
 
A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
This is the story of Sara, who poses stiffly for a photo with her four children at Turffontein concentration camp in 1901, and of Abraham, who paints the street names on Johannesburg’s kerbs. It is...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Afriforum: AfriForum takes on Minister over fish species in Tsitsikamma National Park
STATEMENT
AfriForum today sent a document to Edna Molewa, the Minister of Environmental Affairs, in which the organisation expresses its concern over the future of the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area...
 
 
 
 
South Africans must reject Molefe's appointment as MP – SSA
POLITICS
Save South Africa has called on South Africans to protest against Brian Molefe’s appointment as a Member of Parliament (MP). Molefe was sworn in as an MP on Thursday in Speaker Baleka Mbete’s office.
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
DoH: Gwen Ramokgopa: Address by Gauteng MEC for Health, on the occasion of giving update on progress on Health Ombudsman Recommendations, Marshall Town Johannesburg (22/02/2017)
Topics
We made a commitment to keep the families and the public informed on the progress made in implementing the Health Ombuds recommendations on the de-institutionalisation of mental health project that...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
SADTU: Mmusi Maimane wants to de-professionalise and police teachers like HF Verwoerd
STATEMENT
SADTU has noted, with concern, the remarks by DA leader, Mmusi Maimane in his response to the State of the Nation Address on the 14th of February 2017. The DA leader in his speech made reference to...
 
 
13 Feb 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum branch in Secunda and local police to fight crime together
STATEMENT
The AfriForum branch in Secunda confirmed its cooperation with the South African Police Service (SAPS) by presenting a copy of the cooperation agreement that was signed on 16 January 2017 between...
 
 
GCIS: Government welcomes Warren Knoop sentencing
STATEMENT
Government welcomes the 32 life sentences and 170 years in prison handed down to convicted paedophile, Warren Knoop by the Johannesburg High Court. Knoop was sentenced on 870 charges of rape and...
 
 
Afriforum: AfriForum warns that consumers will basically pay Eskom debts
STATEMENT
The civil rights organisation AfriForum is worried that municipalities that owe Eskom money will have consumers coughing up to pay off these debts. AfriForum will therefore introduce a project...
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
Afriforum: Standerton AfriForum joins hands with local Police
STATEMENT
The AfriForum branch in Standerton confirmed their cooperation with the South African Police Service (SAPS) on 3 February 2017 by handing over a copy of the cooperation agreement that was signed...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum’s White River branch and SAPS join forces against crime
STATEMENT
On 2 February 2017 White River’s AfriForum branch handed over a copy of the cooperative agreement that was reached between AfriForum and the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Centurion on 16...
 
 
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...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
AfriForum: Adv. Gerrie Nel appointed as Head of AfriForum’s private prosecuting unit
STATEMENT
Adv. Gerrie Nel resigned as State Prosecutor and will be the Head of AfriForum’s new private prosecuting unit from 1 February 2017. South African legislation makes private prosecution possible in...
 
 
 
                       
 
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