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CAF Creates Women’s Champions League

CAF Creates Women’s Champions League

Tsichlas, who is also a member of the CAF Organising Committee for Women’s Football, said this will help grow the game tremendously, not only in South Africa but also on the continent. “A year after we established the SAFA National Women’s League and now this, I am really excited because now our own league’s competitiveness […]

Black South African Healthcare Workers Are Underpaid

Black South African Healthcare Workers Are Underpaid

It will take the average professional nurse 65 years to earn the annual salary of a chief executive officer of one of the private hospital groups in South Africa. This is according to Oxfam report The Right to Dignified Healthcare Work, a Right to Dignified Healthcare for All. Oxfam South Africa collaborated with a number of organisations […]

South Africa Records The Deadliest COVID-19 Outbreak In 24hrs

South Africa Records The Deadliest COVID-19 Outbreak In 24hrs

South Africa recorded its deadliest 24 hours since the Coronavirus outbreak after 128 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday. Of the new deaths, 52 are from the Western Cape, 36 from Gauteng, 25 from the Eastern Cape, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal and four from Mpumalanga, bringing the death toll to 2 657. The number of COVID-19 […]

De Lille Signs Off Shelters For GBV Victims

De Lille Signs Off Shelters For GBV Victims

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia de Lille, says the government has signed off 12 properties in Gauteng and the Western Cape to be used as shelters for victims of gender-based violence. The Minister said this when she participated in a debate on gender-based violence in the National Assembly’s hybrid sitting on Tuesday afternoon. “As […]

COVID-19 Cases Surpass 150 000, 128 More Deaths

COVID-19 Cases Surpass 150 000, 128 More Deaths

South Africa recorded its deadliest 24 hours since the Coronavirus outbreak after 128 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday. Of the new deaths, 52 are from the Western Cape, 36 from Gauteng, 25 from the Eastern Cape, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal and four from Mpumalanga, bringing the death toll to 2 657. The number of COVID-19 […]

Join The Fight Against GBV

Join The Fight Against GBV

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called on all South Africans to join hands in the fight against the scourge of Gender-Based Violence. “I implore all South Africans wherever you are, whatever language you speak, whatever your religious persuasion and whatever your political affiliation, let us join hands together to fight this evil scourge that […]

President Ramaphosa Orders Men To Stop The Abuse Against Women

President Ramaphosa Orders Men To Stop The Abuse Against Women

President Cyril Ramaphosa has read the riot act to abusive South African men, who harm women and children, saying the barbaric attacks need to come to an end. Gender-based violence has once again reared its ugly head in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging large sections of the world. This, the President said, means […]

South Africa’s Failure To Legislate On Religious Marriages Leaves Women Vulnerable

South Africa’s Failure To Legislate On Religious Marriages Leaves Women Vulnerable

Until the end of apartheid in 1994, only civil marriages concluded under the Marriage Act were legally recognised in South Africa. Post-1994, the new Constitution enabled the recognition of different forms of marriages, including traditional and religious marriages. But these rights haven’t been translated into law for all marriages. To date, apart from civil marriages, only customary marriages and […]

President Ramaphosa Condemns Brutal Killing Of Women, Children In South Africa

President Ramaphosa Condemns Brutal Killing Of Women, Children In South Africa

South Africa is under siege, with the number of women dying in the hands of men increasing since the easing of lockdown regulations under level 3, President Cyril Ramaphosa noted. The President has since called for South Africans to end the culture of silence and report perpetrators to the South African Police Service (SAPS). The […]

Sex Worker Dies In Police Custody

Sex Worker Dies In Police Custody

A 39-year-old sex worker died in police custody in April this year. Now, two investigations have been opened into her death by alleged suicide. She is the 12th person to die following police action during the lockdown. The death of sex worker Elma Robyn Montsumi at Mowbray police station in April this year has raised […]

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