The President will deliver the 2020 National Women’s Day keynote address today at 12h00, under the global Generation Equality campaign with the theme: “Generation Equality: Realising women’s rights for an equal future”.
Women’s day in South Africa is celebrated to commemorate the great women’s march of 1956, where over 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings to protest against the carrying of passbooks. The passbook was similar to a passport as it contained additional information such as; a person’s name, photograph, fingerprint, personal details of employment […]
It’s been more than two decades into democracy and young people in South Africa are still facing problems including; high unemployment, poor quality education, poverty, a high crime rate, and inequality. Stats SA has confirmed that a lot of young people, who are not in employment, education, or training are vulnerable to crime, drug abuse […]
Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola announced on Thursday that the department will introduce a new Domestic Violence Bill that will enable victims of gender-based violence to apply for a protection order online. 22 years after the initial Domestic Violence Act was passed in South Africa, gender-based violence is still a major problem for […]
Parents and Teachers’ unions have been calling for schools to be closed for the whole month of August because of the increasing COVID-19 infections. Parents were saying the lives of the learners’ matter and their safety should come first. Following the calls for schools to be closed, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday evening that […]