This is a joint statement from civil society organisations committed to upholding human rights and seeking social justice in South Africa. On 30 March 2016 the United Nations Human Rights Committee issued a strong condemnation of South Africa’s surveillance capabilities…
Last night in Mbizana, Eastern Cape, unknown attackers impersonating police offers assassinated the activist and chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee at his home, in front of his young child. Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe from Mdatya village in Amadiba died on the scene after being shot in the head eight times.
The Eastern Cape government says it will implement some cost cutting measures and invest on major projects to stimulate economic growth in the province.
Taxpayers’ money must not be used to buy votes
This year’s drop means the province is the worst performing province for two years in a row.The province achieved a 56,8 percent pass rate, down from 65,4 in 2014. It was one of three provinces that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says contributed to the overall drop in the national pass rate.
A LEGAL appeal against a provincial government decision to deny permission to dredge silted Kowie River canals and dispose of the spoil in nearby sand dunes has succeeded.