The City of Cape Town marks World Environment Day on Sunday by announcing it has dealt with more than 8000 environmental health complaints last year. With World Environmental Health Day commemorated annually on 26 September, the focus this year was to assess and control environmental factors that can potentially affect[…]
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) says the Department of Basic Education has failed to reach its target of vaccinating over half a million teachers and support staff against the coronavirus. Thursday is the deadline set by the department to complete the roll-out in the education sector which started[…]
Angry locals have criticized the Department of Labour’s processes to deal with UIF applications. Due to the national lockdown, hundreds of people are applying for UIF and maternity benefits daily, but the turnaround time is achingly slow. The department says they are under strain due to the immense backlog of[…]
The South African Haj and Umrah Council’s (Sahuc) haj complaints process has yielded just three complaints from hujaaj, the country’s regulator has revealed. Each year Sahuc launches a special process in which pilgrims who have embarked on the annual pilgrimage are afforded the opportunity to air their grievances and concerns[…]
Over the next two weeks South African hujjaj will have the opportunity to submit any complaints held from this year’s pilgrimage to the South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc), be it directed at the local hajj authority or any of the 16 hajj tour groups that operated this year.[…]
More than two thirds of murdered police officers were killed while responding to complaints, says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko. Nhleko was addressing Parliament on the recent spike in the number of officers being killed, which is at 60 since January. A list compiled by the ministry of the different causes[…]
Despite what has been widely described as the most successful haj in recent memory, some pilgrims are likely to still bare personal grievances with the delivery of services from their respective operators. As a result, the South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) has announced the opening of its annual[…]
A number of Hanover Park residents have been forced to endure poor living conditions, after being moved to temporary housing settlements whilst the City of Cape Town revamps their old council flats. The residents, who are now residing in converted shipping containers, have complained of poor maintenance, and a lack[…]
Amid the December umrah debacles and subsequent complaints, the South African Haj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) has confirmed that the time period for haj complaints officially closed in November. Shaheen Essop, president of Sahuc, told VOC that the haj complaints process had been open since November until the beginning of[…]
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