+ Good governance and accountability

Alternative Mining Indaba Presentation

SECTION27 presented at the Alternative Mining Indaba in Cape Town on 10 February 2015.  John Stephens presented on an application on behalf of the Treatment Action Campaign and Sonke Gender Justice to intervene as amici curiae in a class action…

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….

Education declaration mars ICESCR ratification

SA GOVT’S DECLARATION ON EDUCATION CLAUSE MARS THE WELCOME RATIFICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS (ICESCR) Joint statement by SECTION27, Equal Education, Centre for Child Law, Legal Resources Centre, Equal Education Law Centre 21 January…

SA is Ferguson

STATEMENT: South Africa is Ferguson; Ferguson is South Africa Johannesburg, 27 November 2014 – The below organisations stand in solidarity with the family and loved ones of Michael Brown and those bereaved, angered and in danger in Ferguson and across the…