SAPS to march against gender-based violence

eNCA reports that the men of the South African Police Service are mobilising in Pretoria to march against gender-based violence as well as violence against children and other vulnerable groups. The march will be led by Police Minister Bheki Cele and is aimed at raising awareness and also urging society to get more involved in reporting gender-based […]

Tertiary institutions need centres to deal with gender violence: Mazibuko

SABC News reports that Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith Mazibuko has called for victim empowerment centres in tertiary institutions has called for victim empowerment. Mazibuko says tertiary institutions that do not have victim empowerment centres subject victims of gender-based violence to secondary trauma. “Young women, they don’t have facilities, there is no infrastructure that […]

Pupils battle it out in court

eNCA writes that the courts are a daunting place for most but some Grade 10 and 11 scholars take appearing before some real judges in their stride. The pupils were taking part in the National Schools Moot Court Competition. Teams from KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape argued their cases before judges in an actual court […]

COSATU Post-CEC Media Briefing

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is currently convening an ordinary three-day Central Executive Committee [CEC] meeting starting today 26th until the 28th of August 2019  to discuss Organisational, Political and Socio-economic issues affecting the workers and the working class in general. The meeting will be followed by the usual media briefing to communicate […]

SABC management to appear before Parliament

SABC News writes that SABC management is due to appear before Parliament on Wednesday morning to brief the public enterprises and communication committee on its financial sustainability. The public broadcaster will also give a briefing on any Human Resources issues that may potentially compromise its national mandate. The SABC has been asking government for a […]

Johannesburg School for Autism hit by strike

The Citizen reports that a school for special needs pupils was brought to a standstill yesterday after teachers belonging to the SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) downed tools in their second strike in two weeks. Teachers at the Johannesburg School for Autism were lamenting the alleged ill-treatment of staff and deteriorating working conditions while accusing […]