As 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence gets underway – organisations are hard at work raising awareness and intensifying various campaigns highlighting what’s called a ‘second pandemic’. The campaign kicked off on Friday and runs until 10 December. The theme for this year is “Orange the World: End Violence[…]
NATIONAL The Constitutional Court is expected to hear the Independent Electoral Commission’s request to postpone the local government elections later this month. The commission filed an urgent application to have the gazetted date of 27 October 2021 postponed to February 2022. The IEC further requested that the court declare all[…]
Leader of the opposition in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament and ANC member, Cameron Dugmore, has called on Premier Alan Winde to suspend Provincial Minister of Local Government Anton Bredell. Dugmore says several allegations, including maladministration and abuse of power, have been levelled against the provincial minister. He says there[…]
Between 3 000 to 4 000 people are still displaced in Knysna after being evacuated from a fire that threatened to engulf the town this week, local authorities said on Friday. “Some areas that were evacuated have been declared safe and people from those areas have been allowed to return[…]
The EFF’s refusal to enter into coalitions with the ANC or DA will give it extraordinary power in local government, but could slow down decision-making, political analysts say. “It will get the two bigger parties to do the dirty work for it, effectively getting to do what governments do without[…]
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