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Commission of Inquiry into Khayelitsha Policing Judgment

Published on October 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Constitutional Court handed down judgment today (01/10/2013) on an application opposing a commission of inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The application was for leave to appeal against a high court ruling dismissing an attempt by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa to interdict the commission pending a review. Western Cape Premier Helen Zille set

 
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City must address obstacles to participatory democracy

The article below, written by Ndifuna Ukwazi researcher Fritz Jooste, appears in today’s edition of Cape Times under the title ‘Now is time for action on municipal services for poorer communities’. It recognises recent commitments made by Cape Town mayor, Patricia De Lille, and the City to address service delivery shortcomings in poorer areas through,

 
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Education Infrastructure Crisis — Holding government to account

Published on April 5, 2012 in News & Analysis

FRITZ JOOSTE & ZENANDE BOOI Mail & Guardian Recent widely reported disruptions of teaching and learning, all related to inadequate school infrastructure, show the urgent importance of the legal action launched last month against the government to address this long-standing problem. Last month pupils at Menziwa Senior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape burned down

 
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Basil D’Oliveira obituary

Though Basil D’Oliveira, who has died aged 80 after suffering from Parkinson’s disease, was one of the greatest cricketers ever to come out of South Africa, he will be best remembered for the dramatic role he played in helping to defy apartheid in sport. As a mixed-race – in South African terms, “coloured” – player

 
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Service Delivery Agreements: basic services in Cape Town’s informal settlements

For the past three months Ndifuna Ukwazi and the Social Justice Coalition have sought information from the City of Cape Town Supply Chain Management (SCM) about all active tenders for the provision of sanitation and refuse collection services to informal settlements. On 20 October 2011 SCM supplied  us with copies of the tenderers’ submissions for

 
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