Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has urged matric learners to use the Department’s digital e-learning platform to prepare for their examinations.
“All South Africans – and especially those who cannot afford it and other vulnerable groups – need a daily first tranche of free internet access to exercise their basic human rights such as access to government services, participating in the digital economy, looking for jobs, online communication and for learners and students to access online educational resources. This is the only way to achieve universal access to information and digital equality amongst our citizens, including the rural poor who have access to mobile phones.”
Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their founding father Robert Mugabe, but there was confusion over when his body would be returned from abroad for burial, two years after he was toppled in a coup.
Standard Bank has acknowledged that it made a mistake by closing some of its 90 branches. But it still insists that most of its customers use digital banking and do not visit the branches.
The Kenyan government has issued birth certificates to 600 children from the Shona community as part of a move towards ending statelessness for about 3 500 people.
Although more men than women migrate the data shows that the number of women migrating within the Southern African Development Community region is rising. But there’s a limited understanding of migrant women’s complex experiences. And this means that women migrants are often categorised as being vulnerable, and at risk of poor health.
The dream of recognition for at least 4 000 members of the Shona Community living in the country, came closer to reality this week as the Kenyan government began issuing them with birth certificates.
There are few things more devastating than being denied quality healthcare because of one’s socio-economic status, writes GCIS’s Phumla Williams.
Ordinary South Africans have been urged to play an active role in fighting corruption instead of leaving it to law enforcement agencies.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged academics to help government overcome some of the challenges facing the country.