Secret cameras  planted in black doctors’ surgeries

Fresh from being nailed for racially discriminating against African and Indian private health practitioners, the country’s three major medical schemes now face a class action lawsuit from their victims. The independent panel that investigated allegations […]

Varsity students and Nzimande clash over laptop tender

Student bodies and Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande are at loggerheads over the provision of laptops. The South African Students Congress (Sasco) has threatened to take Nzimande to court in a bid […]

Independent schools to remain open, but remotely.

Independent schools will not be delaying or closing schools as recommended by the Department of Basic Education, says Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa executive director, Lebogang Montjane. Montjane said just as they did last […]

Re-opening of schools postponed to February 15.

The Department of Basic Education has recently announced that reopening of schools will be delayed by two weeks. This comes after the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit South Africa and resulted in over […]

“Reopening schools places educators, learners at risk of contracting Covid-19” Parent organisation

The organisation Parents Against Opening of Schools believes rushing children back to school will place educators and learners at risk of contracting Covid-19. Vanessa le Roux said the group was formed after the lockdown was […]

Level 3: Anti-mask and vaccine groups take Dlamini-Zuma to court

The Liberty Fighters Network (LFN) supported by anti-masks and vaccines groups recently submitted court papers against government. The Civil rights organisation submitted their application against Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister, Nkozasana Dlamini-Zuma, who […]

Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams defends plans to force DStv, Netflix users to pay for TV licence.

Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is defending the government’s recent  plan to extend the payment of television licence fees to viewers who watch DStv and Netflix on their mobile devices. Ndabeni-Abrahams was responding […]

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane leads the youth delegation to the 6th BRICS Summit

The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane recently led the South Africa’s youth delegation to the BRICS Meeting of Ministers and Heads of Executive Authorities Responsible for […]

Limpopo to host national netball competition

The Limpopo province will host the Spar National Netball Championship which will be taking place from the 7th to the 12th of December. The championship, which is normally held in August, had to be postponed […]

T-Shirt methodology for the fight against gender based violence.

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor says violence and harassment in the workplace deprives employees of their dignity and that it is a gross violation of human rights. Pandor said this […]

THE NSG INTRODUCES TRAINING COURSES IN SUPPORT OF DISABILITY RIGHTS AND AWARENESS

As part of the Disability Rights Month (DRAM), the National School of Government today, recently started rolling out an accredited five-day Basic Project Management course for employees with disability in the public sector. The principal […]

Tourism Minister takes domestic travel campaign to Mpumalanga.

The Minister of Tourism, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubani recently brought the domestic travel to Mpumalanga Province. The minister visited various attraction sites and establishments around the province. These included Kruger National Park and the sub-tropical Hazyview […]

Public alerted about COVID-19 and GBV

Members from the office of the South African Police Minister, the Department of Safety and Security, the Mpumalanga SAPS, the Department of Social Development, the Department of Health, Bushbuckridge Local Municipality mayor Ms Sylvia Nxumalo, […]