Northern Cape

Plans are under way to decriminalise sex work by 2024

LOCAL Deputy Minister of Social Development Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu says plans are under way to decriminalise sex work by 2024. Many sex workers in the Northern Cape say the delay in decriminalising their occupation endangers lives and infringes on their rights to earn an income. Zulu says talks with sex workers are[…]

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N Cape Department of Agriculture wages war against stock theft

The Northern Cape Department of Agriculture is partnering with farmers and police to curb stock theft. In 2019 farmers lost hundreds of animals. The department says poorly resourced farmers are feeling the pinch. The Saamwerk Saamtrek Farmers Association says vigorous intervention is needed as stock theft is threatening the rural[…]

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Dialogue on the Khoisan land claims to commence on Tuesday

A dialogue on how to include the Khoi people’s restoration of land comes into focus on Tuesday. Stakeholders include the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Land and Accountability Research Centre. It comes after the Presidential panel on land reform made several recommendations. It includes the interpretation of the Restitution of Land Rights[…]

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