Author: Siviwe Zibi

Human Rights Commission Urges the Minister of Basic Education to Reconsider the date for Re-opening Schools for Grades 7 and 12

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has written to the Minister of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, recommending that she reconsiders 01 June 2020 as the date for the return of Grade 7 and 12 learners to school, this comes after the Commission did some independent monitoring of schools for readiness in all 9 […]

Are churches essential services?

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced last night that churches, synagogues, mosques, temples and other recognised places of worship may resume services, but these will be limited in size to 50 people or less depending on the space available. “Social distancing will have to be observed and all worshippers and participants will have to wear face masks […]

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