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Textbook provision for SA learners

Textbook Provision for Learners in South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal Judgment in the BEFA Case This article first appeared on the Oxford Human Rights Hub.  Faranaaz Veriava In December 2015, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) in…

Angie reads riot act

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga describes the country’s education system as a “national catastrophe” and a “crisis”. Motshekga read the riot act to her officials and teachers’ unions in a speech delivered during an education lekgotla this past week. This article…

No reconciliation with corruption

No Reconciliation with Corruption! Nelson Mandela Bridge at 10am – Noon Wednesday 16th December Monday 14 December, 2015, Johannesburg: The Unite Against Corruption (UAC) campaign confirms that the peoples’ gathering on Nelson Mandela Bridge is going ahead. We call upon all those affected by…

Regulation 8 Amendment

On 14 July 2015, the Minister of Health published an amendment to Regulation 8 of the Regulations to the Medical Schemes Act for public comment. This amendment sought to change the current position concerning prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs), which is…

Market Inquiry Update

The Competition Commission has re-opened registration for participants to make oral submissions at the public hearings of the Market Inquiry into the Private Health Care Sector to ensure that there is wider public participation. The main purpose of the first…