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436,563 hectares released under land distribution programme
436,563 hectares released under land distribution programmeArticle

Deputy President David Mabuza says 436,563 hectares of land have to date been released and approved for allocation, under the land distribution programme...

13 May 2021

Adjaye Associates completes Cherry Groce Memorial Pavilion in Brixton
Adjaye Associates completes Cherry Groce Memorial Pavilion in BrixtonArticle

Adjaye Associates has completed a memorial honouring Cherry Groce who was shot in her home by the Metropolitan Police in 1985...

28 Apr 2021

Restorative justice lies at the heart of how we ought to think about water management
Restorative justice lies at the heart of how we ought to think about water managementArticle

World Water Week, which took place between 15 and 22 March 2021, provides an opportunity to rethink where we are as a nation. It provides an opportunity to re-evaluate our journey...

Professor Anthony Turton 26 Mar 2021

Are prisons part of the problem or part of the solution?
Are prisons part of the problem or part of the solution?Article

Incarceration Nations Network in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted an interactive panel discussion unpacking to various stakeholders the problems associated with the current correctional services system...

Issued by OnPoint PR 21 Nov 2019

Wandile Sihlobo
Where are we with land reform?Article

Agricultural economist, Wandile Sihlobo says that come April 2020, the proposed change to the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation (EWC) may not happen...

Nicci Botha 27 Sep 2019

Criminal Procedures Act revamped to make it victim-centred
Criminal Procedures Act revamped to make it victim-centredArticle

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says the department is in the process of reviewing and modernising the Criminal Procedures Act to ensure that it is centred on protecting victims of abuse...

26 Aug 2019

2019 Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year announced
2019 Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year announcedArticle

Nelson Mandela University's Riaan Huiskens has been named the overall winner of the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

9 May 2019

Damage caused to the coastline by Tormin mining operations. Photo: GroundUp
Why is Mantashe so hell bent on mining at Xolobeni?Article

It seems that a High Court judgement in favour of Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) and Xolobeni community over mining rights on their land is not good enough for Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe...

Nicci Botha 18 Jan 2019

Communities urged to help fight rhino poaching
Communities urged to help fight rhino poachingArticle

The call follows the recent arrest of six suspected rhino poachers at a guesthouse in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal...

22 Oct 2018

Battle for Bo-Kaap's future remains ongoing
Battle for Bo-Kaap's future remains ongoingArticle

Tyres burned on Wale Street in Bo-Kaap in May this year with protesting residents wanting to draw attention to concerns about development and heritage...

Aidan Jones 27 Jun 2018

Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school
Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in schoolArticle

Bottomup - a non-profit organisation in Edgemead, Cape Town - goes far and beyond to provide schools with programmes that nurture belonging and identity; undertaking to understand why the youth have become disconnected from education...

Robin Fredericks 20 Mar 2018

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Google SA's top search of 2016 was... Pokemon GoArticle

Google has announced its annual Year in Search. Previously called Google Zeitgeist, it gives a snapshot of the trends, people and happenings that captured the nation's interest during the year...

14 Dec 2016

How justice can be brought to South Africa's rooibos industry
How justice can be brought to South Africa's rooibos industryArticle

There are political, environmental and social controversies associated with that most delectable of South African beverages: rooibos tea...

Rachel Wynberg 30 Nov 2016

ASA ruling favours NGOs
ASA ruling favours NGOsArticle

The recent ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA), in favour of Gun Free South Africa, sets an important precedent for NGOs using advertising for advocacy purposes...

20 Mar 2015

Remorse key to victim-offender dialogue - Ndebele
Remorse key to victim-offender dialogue - NdebeleArticle

PRETORIA: Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele says regret, remorse, reconciliation, rehabilitation and reintegration are key to the success of the Victim-Offender Dialogue programme.

17 Sep 2013

Protection From Harassment Act aims to protect victims of bullying
Protection From Harassment Act aims to protect victims of bullyingArticle

Bullies can no longer rely on gaps in the law to escape the consequences of their actions. The commencement of the Protection From Harassment Act on 27 April 2013 means that bullies as young as fourteen, and possibly younger, can now be the subject of a protection order. For continued harassment, a bully may face criminal prosecution.

5 Jun 2013

Restorative Justice Centre cleared of allegations of misconductArticle

The Restorative Justice Centre (RJC) has been cleared of all allegations of misconduct by an arbitrator, following a decision by the Department of Social Development (DSD) to suspend government funding to the organisation on the basis of an erroneous report. The DSD's suspension of funding resulted in the organisation being forced to terminate its services.

22 Oct 2012

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