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Cameron: Respect the legal process
Cameron: Respect the legal process
When it comes to #MeToo allegations, we ignore legal process at our peril, said retired Constitutional Court justice Edwin Cameron last week.
The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape
The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape
The death of Michael Komape was more than just a tragedy; it was a “horror”,...
Financial compensation for grief and sorrow?
Financial compensation for grief and sorrow?
If there ever was a case that warranted a rethink on present delict laws, it is this, advocacy groups Section 27 and Equal Education will argue in...
Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools
Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools
The North West MEC for education, Mmaphefo Matsemela, said overage learners perpetuate bullying and gangsterism in schools.
The struggle to uncapture the classroom
The struggle to uncapture the classroom
Corruption in the education system means schoolchildren cannot learn. Without learning, they will be excluded from the next industrial revolution...
Limpopo’s number of pit toilets don’t add up
Limpopo’s number of pit toilets don’t add up
Polly Boshielo, the Limpopo MEC for education, has committed to eliminating pit toilets in the province by the end of this financial year. Giving...
Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced 11 priorities that her department will focus on for the 2019 medium-term strategic framework. ...
Sexual harassment in the workplace: A symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue
Sexual harassment in the workplace: A symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue
In the past year, the public-interest sector was shaken up by a number of reports of sexual harassment against women, allegedly perpetrated by...
Equality court sets new policing precedent
Equality court sets new policing precedent
In what has been hailed a “groundbreaking judgment”, the Western Cape equality court has ruled that poverty constitutes grounds for unfair...
Equal Education sexual harassment inquiry will have lasting effects
Equal Education sexual harassment inquiry will have lasting effects
Despite the panel’s problematic findings, it is now much clearer what social justice and a victim-centred approach entails
Eastern Cape intervention gets results
Eastern Cape intervention gets results
For close to a decade, the Eastern Cape has been the worst province for basic education and its matric pass rate has hovered between 50% and...
Achmat demands TAC apology
Achmat demands TAC apology
Prominent activist Zackie Achmat has demanded the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) retract a statement it released in the wake of allegations that...

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