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Keep the doctors far away from our traditional circumcision, committee urged

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg – The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs began public hearings into the Customary Initiation Bill in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape on Monday. The people of Port Elizabeth pleaded with Parliament and government to safeguard circumcision and keep medical doctors far away from traditional initiation. A traditional nurse, […]

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Three women protest silently as Ramaphosa speaks at launch of better school sanitation initiative

PRETORIA, August 14 – Three women silently protested in the hall while president Cyril Ramaphosa was delivering his speech on Tuesday during the launch of the Sanitation Appropriate for Education (SAFE), an initiative aimed at improving sanitation at some of the country’s poorest schools. The women held placards and slammed the government for the deaths […]

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Sisulu hands over reins to Namibia ahead of SADC summit

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – The International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Monday handed over the chair of the SADC Council of Ministers to her Namibian counterpart, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwa, who is also deputy prime minister, saying women continue to enhance “our shared vision of attaining a stable, peaceful, secure and prosperous” region.   Sisulu […]