Posts Tagged NU

Response by O’Regan-Pikoli Commission Complainant Organisations to statement from MEC Dan Plato

MEDIA STATEMENT Response by O’Regan-Pikoli Commission Complainant Organisations to statement from MEC Dan Plato 17 September 2014 “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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Parliament Votes on the SAPS Budget

Author: Eva Lerner Name of Committee: National Assembly Date of meeting: 21-Jul-2014 NU working group: Safety, Policing, and Justice Parliament Votes on the SAPS Budget On 21 July 2014 Members of Parliament convened to debate the 2014/15 budget for the South African Police Service (SAPS). The draft […]

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NU SEMINAR – RIVONIA TRIAL: AHMED KATHRADA SPEAKS

NU SEMINAR INVITE RIVONIA TRIAL: AHMED KATHRADA SPEAKS It’s been 50 years since the Rivonia Trial. On Tuesday 22 April at 10am NU will be hosting Ahmed Kathrada, who will recall his experience of the trial and speak to its significance after 20 years of democracy. A public seminar – all welcome. Limited […]

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How do I get the rubbish removed?

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by Shaun Russell What do you do if you live in a shack in an informal settlement and the rubbish man doesn’t come? For 3 weeks black garbage bags full of waste have been piling up in your house until there is no room to move, let […]

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NU Autumn School is Coming to KZN!

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NU SEMINAR Q & A WITH ELAINE BING AUTHOR OF ‘THE UNMAKING OF THE TORTURER’

INVITE – NU SEMINAR: Q & A WITH ELAINE BING  AUTHOR OF ‘THE UNMAKING OF THE TORTURER’   “A tube works well, but a plastic bag is better, because he listens to you talk to him the whole time, and he talks less and less. A tube […]

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NU Seminar 27 February – At What Cost?: The Education System and the Budget

The next NU seminar will be at UCT on the 27 Feb. Education takes the lion’s share of the national budget – Its a discussion of how progressive this budget is. Please find the invite and reading below. You are welcome to share this with your friends and on […]

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Ndifuna Ukwazi: Looking Ahead to 2014

With 2013 well and truly behind us, Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) and its partners look forward to the campaigns and projects that will keep us busy for the next 12 months. 2013 was a successful year, highlighted by the eventual Constitutional Court judgment in favour of the complainant […]

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27/01/2014 – Day 5 – Robbery leads to murder

A moment of administration The Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry in to policing opened on Monday morning with by recognising national peace day. It’s a reminder that outside of this hall, where there is order and rules, some people are struggling daily with extreme violence. They don’t feel safe on […]

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Doron Isaacs: Equal Education in South Africa

The Patterns We met up with Doron Issacs who heads up Equal Education, an organization, as its name represents, which is focused on the idea of creating a social movement around the right to equal education. The discussion covered a number of issues, namely:   The concepting […]

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