CIVIL SOCIETY

“Right to protest a cornerstone of democracy”

SJC organised a march to Parliament, marking one year since Concourt affirmed its right to protest

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19 November 2019

Borehole brings relief to KZN school

Jamiatul Ulama KZN and Gift of the Givers gives Mcoseleli Secondary and the Maqongqo community a new borehole

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15 November 2019

New publication brings stories of rural South Africa to public attention

Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT) celebrates 35 years with a book and seven awards

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13 November 2019

Non-profit organisations call for head of Social Development to resign

Protesters say their organisations are falling apart because of a lack of funding

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8 November 2019

Refugee leaders refuse help from civil society organisations

Chances of resettlement are dismal, but leaders of group staying at church in centre of Cape Town persist with demand

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7 November 2019

Cape Town’s battle for spatial justice

There is a disconnect between what the City says and what it does when it comes to housing, development, and urban planning.

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31 October 2019

Looking out for Cape Town’s cart horses

The Cart Horse Protection Association relies solely on donations to oversee 450 horses

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25 October 2019

Khayelitsha lacks a proper sexual offences court

Survivors of rape need better support within the criminal justice system, say civil society organisations

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4 July 2019

Transport minister dreams of bullet trains … but commuters want Metrorail to work now

Civil society and commuter groups tell Fikile Mbalula their demands

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26 June 2019

Axolile Notywala opens case against police for brutality

SJC general secretary is being prosecuted for contravening the Regulation of Gatherings Act

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6 February 2019

Amy Foundation closes for the year amidst staff dissatisfaction

Management blames lack of funds for organisation’s problems

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27 November 2018

Criminal justice system abused to stifle protest, says report

Right2Protest coalition launches State of Protest Report

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7 September 2018

TAC and Corruption Watch want ANC to take action against former Gauteng health officials

Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa left health department in “shambles” say civil society organisations

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7 August 2018

#UniteBehind accuses Epping company of buying copper stolen from railways

SA Metal says its staff are trained to identify stolen material and to alert management immediately

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26 July 2018

Equal Education general secretary stepped down over allegations of sexual harassment

Civil society organisation appoints independent panel to investigate accusations against Tshepo Motsepe

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16 May 2018

Thousands march in solidarity with Palestine

“I stand here as a Jewish South African to say to Israel: ‘Enough! Enough shooting unarmed protesters!’”

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15 May 2018