Month: June 2020

EASTERN CAPE PREMIER RESPONDS TO SAKHISIZWE CIVIL SOCIETY’S REQUEST FOR DRASTIC INTERVENTION IN THE GOVERNANCE OF SAKHISIZWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

Letter to Wits University Centre for Applied Legal Studies – Sakhisizwe Local Municipality 24.6.2020 Eastern Cape Premier Responds to Sakhisizwe Civil Society’s request for drastic intervention in the governance of Sakhisizwe Local Municipality 26 June 2020 The University of  Witwatersand’s Centre for Applied Legal Studies(CALS), acting on behalf of CALUSA and the Sakhisizwe Civil Society…
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26th June 2020 0

REPORT BACK – VIRTUAL MEETING OF THE MEC OF COGTA AND CALUSA DELEGATIONS: 11 JUNE 2020

  REPORT BACK – VIRTUAL MEETING OF THE MEC OF COGTA AND CALUSA DELEGATIONS: 11 JUNE 2020 AGENDA The agenda was circulated in the whatsapp groups used by members of the Sakhisizwe Civil Society Structures Forum (Forum) and posted on the CALUSA website. It was adopted at the meeting with a minor change that the…
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19th June 2020 0

TURNING THE COVID-19 DISASTER INTO PEOPLE-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT IN THE SAKHISIZWE MUNICIPAL AREA – COMMENTARY FROM MILILE KRABA

TURNING THE COVID-19 DISASTER INTO PEOPLE-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT IN THE SAKHISIZWE MUNICIPAL AREA – COMMENTARY FROM MILILE KRABA   1.     Introduction It is during periods of sustained uncertainty that the most difficult topics have to be raised, brought to the fore, and confronted. It is also time to listen to unfamiliar voices who may provide crucial…
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17th June 2020 0

CALUSA LETTER TO THE MAYOR – REPRESENTATION IN THE JOINT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

15 June 2020   The Mayor Sakhisizwe Local Municipality CALA 5455   cc Speaker cc Acting Municipal Manager   Dear Mayor and Speaker     Re: CALUSA representation in the Joint Operations Committee   In response to the Mayor’s categorical statement in our virtual meeting on 11 June 2020 that the Joint Operations Committee (JOC)…
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17th June 2020 0

CALUSA LETTER ACTING MUNICIPAL MANAGER – FOLLOW UP TO ISSUES RAISED DURING THE VIRTUAL MEETING HELD ON 11/6/2020

15 June 2020   The Acting Municipal Manager Sakhisizwe Local Municipality CALA 5455   cc Mayor cc Speaker     Dear Acting Municipal Manager   Re: CALUSA follow-up to issues raised during the virtual meeting held on 11/6/2020   This is a follow-up to some of the issues that came up during our virtual meeting…
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17th June 2020 0

CALUSA LETTER TO MEC OF COGTA – MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 11 JUNE AND FOLLOW UP ISSUES

15 June 2020   The Member of Executive Council Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Bisho   Dear Honourable Nqatha   RE: Meeting held on Thursday 11 June and follow up issues   The Cala University Students Association (CALUSA) would like to thank you unreservedly for hosting the virtual meeting on Thursday, 11 June…
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17th June 2020 0

CIVIL SOCIETY CONDEMNS THE THREATS ON THE LIFE OF AYANDA KOTA

Civil Society condemns the threats on the life of Ayanda Kota   05 June 2020   We, the undersigned organisations, condemn threats made on the life of Ayanda Kota, an activist and spokesperson of the Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM) who, together with his community, has exercised his democratic right to challenge those in power. We…
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5th June 2020 0