Monthly Archives: March 2019

TUT to reopen campuses on March 25

Pretoria – After having lost the entire first semester of the academic calendar due to violent student protests the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has announced it will once again attempt to reopen its campuses on Monday. The decision which was announced earlier today, from the university’s side, indicated that following careful assessment of the situation, they were of the

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Parliament reflects on Human Rights Day

Parliament has joined the entire nation in commemorating Human Rights Day under the theme ‘The year of indigenous languages: Promoting and deepening a human rights culture’.  The Presiding Officers of Parliament — National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete National Council of Provinces chair Thandi Modise — said this year’s commemoration calls for honest reflection on progress made and challenges still faced

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High Court interdict halts construction of in, Centurion

Pretoria – executive mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has hailed as victory for the community, the court interdict against centurion business people, who lawlessly engineered multiple buildings without approval in Eldoraigne. The City took up the matter with the Gauteng high court, Pretoria, after it made unsuccessful efforts to compel property owners to comply with its by-laws. This week, the municipality obtained

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New school, clinic boost Polokwane infrastructure

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on government and its social partners to strengthen their working relationship to address backlogs in the provision of school and health infrastructure.  Speaking at the opening of Marobathota High School and Evelyn Lekganyane Clinic in Polokwane, Limpopo, on Wednesday, the President said backlogs in public infrastructure impact negatively on children’s basic rights to a decent

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Your language, your human right

It is said that when a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it. Addressing members of the public while seamlessly switching between nine of the 11 official languages, President Cyril Ramaphosa said this year’s Human Rights Day celebration aims to highlight efforts to conserve and promote indigenous languages. The Human Rights Day celebration took place at

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