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  • Submission to the Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2013/14 South African Police Service Annual Report

    Ndifuna Ukwazi has made a written submission to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police (PCoP) on the South African Police Service (SAPS) 2013/14 Annual Report. The Annual Report reflects on the performance of SAPS over the previous financial year, which runs from 1 April to 31 March. Starting today, […]

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  • SJC and supports on trial for peaceful protest

    TRIAL OF SJC-21 CONTINUES SJC MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS FACE CHARGES FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST FOR DECENT SANITATION In September 2013, 21 SJC members and supporters were arrested and charged with convening and attending an illegal gathering in terms of the Regulation of Gatherings Act. On that day, we […]

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  • One question for Cllr Sonnenberg

    Yesterday, the Social Justice Coalition released the report Our Toilets are Dirty which contained the findings of our social audit into the janitorial service for communal flush toilets. The social audit is an internationally recognised method that is being used by communities across the world to enhance […]

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  • Right of Response

    The article ‘Active citizenship: How Khayelitsha residents are leading the charge’ by Marianne Thamm dated 1 October 2014 refers. It is unfortunate that the writer did not approach the City of Cape Town for comment and relied extensively on the self-titled social audit conducted by the Social […]

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  • Our Toilets are Dirty – Press Release

    JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: SOCIAL JUSTICE COALITION AND NDIFUNA UKWAZI Two years of broken promises: City must release janitorial plan now! Social audit report shows major failures in sanitation service   Today, the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) release the report of the social audit […]

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  • Cllr Sonnenberg on Social Audit Report Launch

    CITY OF CAPE TOWN 30 SEPTEMBER 2014 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR UTILITY SERVICES, COUNCILLOR ERNEST SONNENBERG City continues to be dismayed at bad faith of the Social Justice Coalition The City is dismayed that the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) has yet again acted […]

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  • Social Audit Report Launch Invite

    Invitation to launch of social audit report  The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) would like to invite you to a press conference to launch the report of the social audit it recently conducted, with the assistance of Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) and the International Budget Partnership (IBP), on the […]

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  • NU and SJC Response to 2013-2014 Crime Statistics

    19 September 2014 JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT Ndifuna Ukwazi and Social Justice Coalition Response to 2013-2014 Crime Statistics Today the Minister of Police Nkosinathi Nhleko and National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega publicly released the national crime statistics for the 2013-2014 financial year. The statistics show a 5% increase […]

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  • First Quarter Performance Report Assessment

      Author Martha Sithole Name of Committee Portfolio on Water and Sanitation Date of meeting 17 September 2014 NU working group  Open and Participatory Local Governance First Quarter Performance Report Assessment by Martha Sithole PC in Water and Sanitation 4 The Portfolio Committee (PC) of Water and […]

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  • SJC, NU and EE respond to DoCS’ “plan of action”

    17 September 2014  MEDIA STATEMENT  Response by O’Regan-Pikoli Commission Complainant Organisations to statement from MEC Dan Plato “It is clear to the Commission that policing in Khayelitsha is profoundly challenging. Deep levels of poverty, poor levels of infrastructure and very high crime rates make Khayelitsha a particularly […]

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