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Government reaffirms its determination to realise all people’s rights

Government has reaffirmed its pledge and determination to strive to ensure that all people exercise human rights to their fullest.“Today is a day on which we celebrate the great progress we have made as a nation in building a democracy that is founded …

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North West authorities monitor protests

The North West Provincial Government has assured residents that the rule of law will be enforced to ensure the safety of communities during today’s planned national shutdown.North West Premier Kaobitsa Bushy Maape said law enforcement agencies will be …

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Law enforcement urged to protect all ahead of protest

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has called on law enforcement agencies to continue to protect and serve all who may or may not be part of the national shutdown planned by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).“The Commission also calls …

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Eskom welcomes decision to temporarily bypass pollution rules

Eskom says it welcomes the decision to exempt it from certain requirements in terms of its application to build temporary stacks at Kusile Power Station.The Forestry, Fisheries and Environment Minister, Barbara Creecy, announced this week that Eskom ha…

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Cabinet welcomes end of public sector strike

Cabinet has welcomed the judgment by the Labour Court, which ruled that members and employees who are employed in essential services are prohibited from striking. “The right to strike is protected by the Constitution but this must be done in a manner t…

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Murder case against MP postponed

The case against Member of Parliament, Sibusiso Kula, related to the murder of his wife, has been postponed in the Orkney Magistrate’s Court.Kula was arrested and denied bail in February after his wife, Jennifer, was found with a stab wound on her back…

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Premier Bushy Maape congratulates Deputy President Paul Mashatile and other members of Cabinet on their recent appointments

On behalf of the Government and the people of the North West Province, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Hon. Paul Mashatile on his appointment as Deputy President of the Republic.Deputy President Mashatile brings into government a …

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Electoral Commission clarifies requirements for nomination of candidates as councillors

The Electoral Commission confirms that it was notified yesterday, 7 March 2023, of a proportional representative (PR) councillor vacancy in the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality by the Municipal Manager.A Municipal Manager is the lawfully authorised pe…

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