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Be vigilant during the Festive Season as you may be more prone to robberies

DURBAN – With the festive season approaching, members of the public are urged not to carry or keep large amounts of cash at home. There are safer options that are lower risk. Carry as little cash as possible and consider making use of cellphone banking and internet transfers to pay accounts. Bank accounts must be […]

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Police in Kagisanong request information on the murder of a Grade 11 learner

KAGISANONG – The police are asking for information from the public that can help solve the murder of a 20-year-old male who died after being severely assaulted by a group of unknown young men. It is alleged that on Tuesday 22 November 2022, the Grade 11 learner at Kaelang High School was walking with his […]

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Calls for accountability in sexual violence in maritime industry

The Department of Social Development has called for accountability on the many cases of sexual violence and harassment that go unreported at sea in the maritime industry. The Department made the call on Friday during the inaugural Seminar on Gender-Based Violence led by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA). According to research by Professor […]

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Women empowerment key to dealing with GBVF

Empowering women by giving them opportunities to become economically independent is key to tackling Gender-based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) in the country, says Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. “The biggest challenge for women is economic power. Let’s expose them to opportunities to generate their own income so […]

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Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane: Launch of 16 Days of Activism on No Violence against Women and Children

Remarks by Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities during the occasion of the launch of the 16 Days of Activism on No Violence against Women and Children Nasrec Showgrounds, Johannesburg Expo Centre Programme Director, Advocate Mikateko Maluleke, Most importantly, I greet the women of South Africa, Thobela, It […]

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GCIS unveils COVID-19 e-book

South Africans can now download the country’s first COVID-19 digital book that focuses on government’s communication efforts during the pandemic. Officially launched on Friday by the Government Communication Information System (GCIS), the e-book highlights how communication played an important role in the fight against COVID-19, which claimed 102 000 lives in South Africa. In her […]