The official Women’s Day programme is currently under way at the Mbekweni Youth Centre in Paarl, Western Cape.
Crowds have begun to gather at the Mbekweni Youth Centre in Paarl where the national Women’s Day celebration is taking place.
Justice and Correctional Services minister, Mike Masutha, says implementing the Nelson Mandela Rules for the treatment of prisoners will encourage the humane treatment of inmates the world over.
The 57th edition of the four day, 240 kilometre, Berg River Ultra Canoe Marathon got underway in sunny conditions on a free flowing river in Paarl on Wednesday.
Western Cape Police say they are making inroads in the fight against gang violence. Eight suspects have been arrested in two gang related incidents on Friday night.