School readiness report

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MONITOR newsletter      Nov/Dec 2016      
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2017 School readiness report

DBE’s 2017 school readiness monitoring identifies major challenges as the provision of sanitation, water, electricity and upgrading inappropriate structures in all schools. More...




Did you know?
Of the 11 000 babies that die in the first month of life, about 3 000 deaths per year are due to prematurity. More…



Socio Economic Rights for All

Domestic violence
The High Level Parliamentary Panel to assess key legislation heard submissions from the Women’s Legal Centre and Legal Resources Centre on the Domestic Violence Act and its implementation. More...



Public health facilities
The Public Service Commission found that many health care facilities needed to be replaced and refurbished urgently. More...


National Minimum Wage

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says once implemented, the National Minimum Wage will improve the welfare of the lowest paid in South Africa. More...



Legislative Developments

ICC Africa



Due to the huge amount of public and stakeholder interest,  The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has extended the deadline for public comments on the draft Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill to 31 January 2017. 






Service delivery protests. More…







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