PMG MONITOR – Oct/Nov 2017: Informal Settlements

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     A monthly newsletter to keep communities informed about what is happening in Parliament Sep/Oct 2017



Informal Settlements

The number of informal settlements is growing. There is also very little capacity in government to implement informal settlement upgrading effectively. More…


Did you know?
In 2016/17, the murder rate increased by 1.8%‚ with 19 016 people killed. More…




Socio Economic Rights for All



Violence in schools
Briefing Parliament about safety in schools, the Department of Basic Education said school violence is common and a reflection of social issues. More…




South Africa is urbanising rapidly: 63% of South Africans are already living in urban areas and the statistics will rise to 71% by 2030. More…



Health care
South Africa has a total of 4 200 health facilities each serving 13 700 people on average. On average, a citizen visits health facilities 2.5 times per annum. More…


Legislative Developments

ICC Africa



Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill, Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill and Labour Relations Amendment Bill. More…






National Crime Statistics. More…. 




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