South Africa 21.8.2018 05:21 pm

Ahmed Kathrada Foundation setting up youth clubs to help fight injustices

Former minister Essop Pahad told pupils not to tolerate racism on the school grounds or at home, and to take people on who are racist.

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation hopes to have 100 community youth clubs in place for the centenary celebration of Kathrada's birth in 2029 in a bid to fight issues like racism and poverty in the country.

Ahmed Kathrada Foundation setting up youth clubs to help fight injustices
Ahmed Kathrada Foundation setting up youth clubs to help fight injustices

Ahmed Kathrada Foundation setting up youth clubs to help fight injustices

Former minister Essop Pahad told pupils not to tolerate racism on the school grounds or at home, and to take people on who are racist.

NUM declares wage dispute with SA gold companies
South Africa

NUM declares wage dispute with SA gold companies

The dispute will be referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and is one step away from a legal, protected strike.
Correctional Services putting warders’ lives at risk, Popcru charges
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Correctional Services putting warders’ lives at risk, Popcru charges

The union is urging warders across South Africa to reject any instructions to escort inmates if the numbers of officers are not sufficient.
NHI will collapse healthcare, practitioners likely to leave – Solidarity
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NHI will collapse healthcare, practitioners likely to leave – Solidarity

Research found more than 80% of healthcare professionals don’t believe the NHI could work, and would consider migration if it is implemented.
Mashaba releases damning findings against former MMC Dagada
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Mashaba releases damning findings against former MMC Dagada

Mashaba says Dagada’s new-found friendship and support for the ANC must be seen as consistent with his complete absence of morals, ethics or respect for the residents of the city.
Sars’ debt book grew by R50bn under Moyane, commission hears
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Sars’ debt book grew by R50bn under Moyane, commission hears

Moyane came up with a new operating model and ‘radical restructuring’ which destabilised the revenue services, the Nugent Commission was told.
SA looking to Equatorial-Guinea, South Sudan and Algeria for cheaper oil
South Africa

SA looking to Equatorial-Guinea, South Sudan and Algeria for cheaper oil

The energy minister came under fire from MPs on the fuel levy, the disarray of the Road Accident Fund and the impact of policies on the rand.
Suspend Tshwane city manager, Msimanga will tell council – report
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Suspend Tshwane city manager, Msimanga will tell council – report

Moeketsi Mosola will be granted an opportunity to give council reasons why he should not be placed on suspension.
Chaos as Gauteng residents at war over land invasion
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Chaos as Gauteng residents at war over land invasion

‘Go to Sandton’, shack-dwellers have told the community of mainly civil servants who claim their land has been invaded.
You can land a role in MTV Shuga’s new season – this is how
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You can land a role in MTV Shuga’s new season – this is how

Apart from open auditions in Joburg on Saturday and Durban on Sunday, hopefuls can also audition online until 1 September.
Emfuleni mayor to tell tomorrow how polluted Vaal River can be saved
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Emfuleni mayor to tell tomorrow how polluted Vaal River can be saved

Mayor Jacob Khawe is expected to reveal his plans at the launch of this year’s Vaal River Carnival in the east of Johannesburg.
Officials abuse tender system meant for emergencies, state capture inquiry told
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Officials abuse tender system meant for emergencies, state capture inquiry told

National Treasury official says his department does make recommendations to relevant authorities to take action against officials flouting the tender system.
Government department spent almost half a million on braai areas for ministers
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Government department spent almost half a million on braai areas for ministers

The standing committee on public accounts says taxpayers cannot be expected to pay that amount of money for a minister’s braai area.
White employees threaten strike at Sasol over exclusion in new BEE share scheme
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White employees threaten strike at Sasol over exclusion in new BEE share scheme

Union says the company is telling its white employees that it does not regard them as ‘worthy enough.’
Magashule claims Supra uproar is a ‘side issue’
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Magashule claims Supra uproar is a ‘side issue’

The ANC secretary general says members of top leadership are in the province to agitate the PEC and NWC to get to work.
Khayamandi residents protest against Stellenbosch land invasion eviction order
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Khayamandi residents protest against Stellenbosch land invasion eviction order

During court proceedings, residents called on the court not to grant the eviction order as they were not prepared to leave the land.
Fuel hikes ‘not our fault’, says minister Radebe
South Africa

Fuel hikes ‘not our fault’, says minister Radebe

A long list of international factors beyond our control is to blame for our high fuel price if energy minister Jeff Radebe is to be believed.
Chaos as women barred from participating in Mpumalanga initiation bill hearings
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Chaos as women barred from participating in Mpumalanga initiation bill hearings

Parliament says the chaos is ‘regrettable’, due to the bill being intended to improve initiation customs.
Radebe blames suspended staffer for energy dept’s parliamentary no-show
South Africa

Radebe blames suspended staffer for energy dept’s parliamentary no-show

A member of staff who is allegedly to blame for the department’s recent parliamentary nonattendance has been suspended.
Government to release long-term energy plan
South Africa

Government to release long-term energy plan

Energy minister says the energy blueprint would be tabled to cabinet on Wednesday and made public later in the week.
Fees Must Fall protesters locked out of Union Buildings
South Africa

Fees Must Fall protesters locked out of Union Buildings

As calls mount for Fees Must Fall activists to be granted amnesty, a group of protesters have been denied entry to the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
WATCH: EFF’s special delivery to home of ‘UJ R14m professor’
South Africa

WATCH: EFF’s special delivery to home of ‘UJ R14m professor’

The members, wielding a memorandum, want Van Schoor to “pay back the money”, adding that they now know where he lives.
Twitter hunts for racist beach-goer caught on video casually using the k-word
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Twitter hunts for racist beach-goer caught on video casually using the k-word

A man caught on camera proclaimed his pleasure at being on a beach with ‘not one k****r in sight’
Former Parktown Boys coach pleads guilty to 144 sexual assault charges
South Africa

Former Parktown Boys coach pleads guilty to 144 sexual assault charges

In total, 23 boys, aged between 14 and 16, have made allegations against the 22-year-old former water polo coach.
ANCYL accuses Malema of bribery mess
South Africa

ANCYL accuses Malema of bribery mess

The ANCYL secretary-general claims that Malema tried to bribe an international youth organisation, creating a mess that the leadership elected after his expulsion had to clean up.
Nelson Mandela Bay warns of water shutdown
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Nelson Mandela Bay warns of water shutdown

The municipality says more than 18 areas in Port Elizabeth would be affected by the shutdown.

 

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