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People must participate in governance
People must participate in governance
Recent developments in the government’s approach to the people of South Africa raise many questions. It is common cause that we are living...
Collusion in private hospitals
Collusion in private hospitals
After five years of studying the private healthcare market, the Competition Commission this week released comprehensive findings that paint a bleak...
Collusion, competition and corruption — A new Rx for better healthcare?
Collusion, competition and corruption — A new Rx for better healthcare?
If you were a hospital manager, what would be the very first thing you'd do when you got to work every day?
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”,...
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...
Hormone drug shortage forces desperate solutions
Hormone drug shortage forces desperate solutions
It was a phone call to “something mundane, like a bank or something” that Germaine de Larch says he will never forget. During the conversation,...
Children with disabilities left behind by learner transport policy
Children with disabilities left behind by learner transport policy
The start of the 2019 academic year should have marked the beginning of a promising journey for all young schoolchildren.
‘Teachers’ right to strike must be protected’ – Section27
‘Teachers’ right to strike must be protected’ – Section27
Advocacy group Section27 has contended that teaching should not be deemed an essential service in its submission to the committee investigating...
Section27 calls for end to #EndTreeSchools in Limpopo
Section27 calls for end to #EndTreeSchools in Limpopo
Advocacy group Section27 is taking on the Limpopo department of education over the dire state of the infrastructure of a public school in Non...
NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies
NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies
Civil society organisations in South Africa are reviewing their own sexual harassment policies, following the Mail & Guardian’s exposé of the sexual...
No relief for the Komape family
No relief for the Komape family
The family of Michael Komape did not hear Judge Gerrit Muller say the word “dismissed”, rejecting their damages claim for pain and suffering....
Michael Komape's school needed new toilets over a decade ago
Michael Komape's school needed new toilets over a decade ago
The former principal of Mahlodumela Primary School told the Limpopo High Court today that she made repeated requests for new toilets for the school...

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