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Civil society march against corruption

Civil society and labour join forces to fight corruption and issue appeal for inclusive coalition to reject all corruption Massive marches planned to the union buildings and parliament on Wednesday 19 August   On 27 May 2015 President Jacob Zuma misused…

Food: Urgent calls for consultation

Press Release March 16, 2014 Urgent calls for proper consultation on SA’s Food Policy Civil Society Organisations have repeated their calls for meaningful government consultation on South Africa’s food policy following information that only five organisations have been invited to…

Call for wider policy consultation

On 22 August 2014, the National Policy on Food and Nutrition Security for the Republic of South Africa was gazetted. If this is news to you, you’re not alone. The Policy was not subject to any public consultation and is utterly deficient…

NCDoE FAILS TO DELIVER

BROKEN PROMISES: NORTHERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FAILS TO DELIVER ON ITS PLAN FOR LEARNERS OF ASBESTOS-POLLUTED SCHOOL   One of the half mobile classrooms delivered with broken windows to Ga Mopedi Primary School for use by learners and educators…

Remembering Michael Komape

SECTION27 and Basic Education For All (BEFA) commemorated the first anniversary of the death of Michael Komape on Tuesday 20 January 2015. Michael, a Grade R pupil, drowned in a pit toilet at his school in Chebeng village, Limpopo in 2014….