The EFF has joined calls for the government to implement a travel ban on India amid concerns over the new Covid-19 variant circulating in that country and other parts of the world. Over the last few days, there have been growing concerns over the new Covid-19 variant, B.1.617, which was[…]
The principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Africa (UNISA) Professor Puleng Lenkabula says the institution is finalising its registration process for the 2021 academic year. The process was delayed after Higher Education Minister Blade Ndzimande ordered a decrease in first-year students’ intake and a change in semester arrangements.[…]
Parliament has dismissed claims by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that it intends to retrench workers. Parliament says it is merely affording employees who are close to retirement age, an opportunity to take voluntary early retirement. Parliament says the retrenchment claims by the EFF are erroneous and misleading as the[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament says it will be lodging a formal complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), for what it calls a race baiting by the two political parties. The move follows the infamous[…]
Civil rights organization AfriForum says it will be monitoring the NPA regarding the decisions it takes against EFF leader Julius Malema for inciting violence against police officers. Afriforum and trade union Solidarity have jointly lodged criminal charges at the Lyttelton police station against Malema. The organisations say they were approached[…]
The Human Rights Commission says it has served the Western Cape Education Department with an allegations notice over the racism claims at Brackenfell High School in Cape Town. Violent clashes erupted outside the school last Friday as hundreds of EFF supporters protested against alleged racism at the school. Police used[…]
The City of Cape Town says it is determining the cost of damages to municipal property during the EFF protest in Brackenfell on Friday, with the intent of recovering costs through civil action. Initial reports indicate a fire engine was torched, roads and traffic lights were damaged, and a field[…]
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has appealed for calm during Friday’s planned protest by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) outside Brackenfell High School in Cape Town. The Commission will also be monitoring events. The SAHRC says the right to protest cannot be exercised in a manner that infringes[…]
The High Court in Cape Town has denied an application by the Brackenfell High School governing body for an urgent interdict to stop the EFF from protesting outside its gates. This follows Monday’s violent clashes between EFF members and parents over claims of racism after only white learners from the[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Monday’s violence in Brackenfell “deeply regrettable”, calling on all parties to have restraint. The ANC in the Western Cape called for an investigation into the clashes between a group of Brackenfell residents and EFF members, some who are said to be parents of learners at[…]
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