23.10.2020 12:34 pm
When they aren’t at school or playing soccer, the young boys still clear rubbish off the road and fill potholes with sand and rubble.
A group of young boys from Philippi in Cape Town got together during the national lockdown and took it upon themselves to clean up the roads in their community - at the same time earning pocket money from generous drivers passing by.
The mission has come under the spotlight following a News24 investigation, in which former members of the mission gave personal accounts of alleged sexual assault, physical and psychological abuse, as well as alleged financial crimes.
Despite increased financial responsibility, domestic workers’ earnings dropped from 63% earning more than R2500 before the pandemic hit, to 74% earning less than R2500 currently.
The suspect was arrested and charged with house robbery and possession of suspected stolen property.
Hundreds of thousands of people with mental illnesses are shackled and chained around the world, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.
Cele said he intends to visit Horner’s family before the next court appearance.
Ernst Roets, AfriForum’s head of policy and action, said the latest agreement with Sitole, who is responsible for the actual operations, was a sigh of relief.
Malinga was the second witness to speak to the commission about her experiences at the mission.
Despite having been completed and handed over before the before the 2014 local elections by then president Jacob Zuma, the R3.4 billion De Hoop Dam has yet to provide a drop of water to residents in surrounding villages in Limpopo.
The HOPEtober campaign, sponsored by Adcock Ingram OTC, is aimed at encouraging people to instill hope through simple acts of kindness.
The City of Cape Town’s Baboon Programme has recorded an increase of 80% in the Cape Peninsula’s baboon population.
Patriarchy, ads and entertainment still drives sexualising of young girls, says expert.
The most neglected languages were those of the Khoi and the San, which are not even recognised by the Constitution as official languages and are not taught in schools.
‘It was learnt that a local ward councilor and police knew the names of the vandals and would come forward in due course,’ the Friends of Rhodes Memorial stated.