26.5.2020 08:13 pm
After a municipal investigation cleared the officers of wrongdoing, civil rights organisation AfriForum has stepped forward to represent the family legally.
Head of AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit Gerrie Nel is asking the KwaDukuza municipality hard questions about their investigation that exonerated KDM peace officers from any wrongdoing in a controversial altercation involving a child at Chaka’s Rock, reports the North Coast Courier.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to extend its office hours, to put an end to long waiting times and an imminent ‘humanitarian implosion’.
The department’s disability unit was staffed by only three people, while the minister announced that people with disabilities should receive food parcels, but this was not happening.
Selling cigarettes helps buy food for their families, says one 12-year-old.
The line outside the offices in Long Street has been snaking for days as fewer staff are now expected to attend to even more people who need assistance.
‘We mourn the loss of this talented hero, who devoted his life to saving the lives of others,’ UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe said.
About 11,000 food parcels containing maize meal, loaves of bread, food hampers, soap, sanitiser and masks were distributed to residents of the Iterileng informal settlement near Laudium in Pretoria on Wednesday.
The positives include cleanliness, social skills, employment and leadership skills.
‘It is unacceptable that a South African citizen must fear the very people who are supposed to protect him,’ the SA National Editors’ Forum said.
According to a pamphlet, the movement said braai wors was an ‘essential part of our culture’ but was missing from many food packs.
‘If there was proper oversight and scrutiny, we would have had a more rational, less damaging lockdown. This is why the Constitution matters,’ said advocate Erin-Dianne Richards.
The cops also allegedly broke a large pot plant worth R1,000 and ‘it’s as though they wanted to catch us in the act’, the pastor said.
A large proportion of people are borrowing money from friends, family, employers, or mashonisas.
Cradle of Hope has been providing children and adults in need with fresh peanut-butter sandwiches every day, but the social development department has stopped them.