Month: October 2019

ELLIOT ON A STEADY DECLINE INTO A ‘GHOST TOWN’: FACTORS ACCOUNTING FOR THIS DECLINE AND WHAT CAN BE DONE

Fani Ncapayi October 2019 Introduction This paper, which is an initial attempt, reflects on the deterioration of Elliot into a ‘ghost’ town. The departure of businesses that provided jobs to the locals is one of the signs for the deterioration of the town. Lack of properly maintained infra-structure such as roads, street lights, drainage system,…
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23rd October 2019 0

Rule by impunity; A culture of mis-governance in the crisis-ridden Sakhisizwe Local Municipality – Civil Society calls on the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs to invoke s139 (1) (c) of the Constitution.

MEDIA STATEMENT 01 October 2019 On the 29th August 2019, CALUSA lodged an application, in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act no 2 of 2000 (PAIA), requesting access to information regarding the state of governance of the Sakhisizwe Local Municipality. The PAIA application followed several letters that have been written to the…
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1st October 2019 2

THE STRUGGLE IS OLD, IT STARTED WITH OUR ANCESTORS – DONT CRY MY CHILD

9th of August 1956 Anti-Pass March, where 20 000 women from different races and religions joined forces to fight against the vicious apartheid capitalist system. Charter of the Federation of South African Women (1954), women had understood the complexity of organising for the liberation of all people when faced with obstacles from their own comrades:…
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