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Nicola Mawson

Nicola Mawson

    For prisoners, Mandela Rules, okay!
    For prisoners, Mandela Rules, okay!
    Last year, the directorate of legal services at the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services dealt with 588 matters relating to unnatural...
    Water can close South Africa's electricity gap
    Water can close South Africa's electricity gap
    South Africa has failed to take advantage of the full potential of using water without depleting it.
    Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013
    Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013
    Consumers will be counting their coins closely this year as high food inflation, spiralling electricity costs and fuel price hikes bite hard. Yet...
    Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning 
Jul 19, 2002
Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning
    Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning Jul 19, 2002 Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning
    According to provincial secretary for the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu), Ndaba Gcwabaza, it was agreed with the provincial...
    School fee exemption is a right
    School fee exemption is a right
    Allegations of corruption rock KZN
    Allegations of corruption rock KZN
    A damning report from the provincial auditor general partly reinforces the allegations. The education department concedes that some of its...
    Inertia over 'Dossier of Shame'
    Inertia over 'Dossier of Shame'
    Two years ago Natalie* (14) called a crisis line to say her teacher had been sexually and emotionally abusing her since she was 12.
    The world's daughters are most at risk
    The world's daughters are most at risk
    More than half of all the children in the world who are not in school are girls. The highest number of these live in sub-Saharan Africa, South and...
    Cleaning up Jo'burg
    Cleaning up Jo'burg
    Busisiwe Nhlapo's house burnt down last year, just three days before Christmas, one of 200 razed as fire swept through Joe Slovo squatter camp in...
    From pillar to post
    From pillar to post
    How actively do political parties implement sustainable development? Are their promises nothing but hot air? One of the simplest ways to gauge this...
    G8: Not so great on Africa
    G8: Not so great on Africa
    The Group of Eight’s (G8) meeting this week in the United States will spew forth promises for Africa that will amount to nothing, say its...
    Children's rights groups call for grant extension
    Children's rights groups call for grant extension
    Two children's rights organisations are calling on the government to extend the child support grant (CSG) to all children under the age of 18.